Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · David J. Booth MBE
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

David J. Booth MBE

Founder & Chairman of East Bali Poverty Project Invested as Member of the Order of the British Empire.


Bali News:
Click Image to Enlarge

(5/30/2005)

David Booth, the energetic founder of the East Bali Poverty Project (EBPP), has recently returned to Bali after a trip back home to the United Kingdom that included a stop at Buckingham Palace where he was invested with a MBE Award (Member of the Order of the British Empire).

David's name was announced as an MBE recipient in The Queens 2004 Birthday Honors List for "Services to sustain development in rural East Bali, Indonesia." There are an estimated 100,000 living recipients of Order of the British Empire - the order of chivalry from the British democracy bestowed on both U.K. nationals and foreigners for valuable service to the Community.

The East Bali Poverty Project

A long time resident in Indonesia, David has founded and spearheaded a community-based project on the remote, steep slopes of Bali's Mt. Agung. Arguably, one of Bali's most economically deprived regions, this area suffers from endemic iodine deficiencies a problem exacerbated by lack of education, clean water, balanced diet and hygiene.

Working together with a talented team supported by generous donations from around the world, the EBPP assists the local community on projects that build a self-sustaining systematic solution to that community's problems. The EBPP, by prioritizing goals such as children's education, public health deficiencies and food security has managed to effect real changes that have touched the lives of every member of that community.

Off to the Palace

David's MBE investiture occurred on April 28, 2005, thanks largely to generous sponsorship from Cathay Pacific Airways who flew him Bali-London-Bali.

Arriving at the appointed hour and looking the very picture of sartorial elegance in his rented "morning suit," David was ushered together with 60 other MBE recipients through the gates of Buckingham Palace, up the Grand Staircase, through the Royal Picture Gallery, and pass the Household Cavalry - with swords drawn, into the Main Ballroom.

Along the way an elderly equerry provided a briefing on traditional protocol and procedure. Lined up in order of presentation, the anxious awardees were led to the entrance of the Ballroom where, one by one, they were called forward, and presented to HRH The Prince of Wales who chatted briefly with each person before bestowing the medal.

After a few day's visits with friends and family in England, David J. Booth MBE was back in Bali, working with his team in East Bali in his more preferred attire of shorts, t-shirt and sandals.

Obviously humbled and honored at the recognition bestowed on him by the British Government, David publicly dedicates his award to his co-worker and Team Leader, Komang Kurniawan, who has worked tirelessly with him since the Project's founding in 1998.



© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Dietzsch to Enrich Dining in Westin Nusa Dua
German Alex Dietzsch to Head Food and Beverage at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua
(1/25/2015)
Higher Level of Consumer Protection Needed
Indonesia Consumer Protection Foundation Says Strong Sanctions Needed for Errant Airlines
(1/25/2015)
Revolusi Mental: Drivers Licenses in Bali
Revolusi Mental: A Small Change in Driver License Rules Would Make a Big Difference in the Daily Life of Many Bali Visitors
(1/25/2015)
Paris Comes to Bali
Paris Hilton Tweets her Arrival Details to Bali
(1/25/2015)
2014: The Year that Was
Bali by the Numbers: Bali Ends 2014 with Record High 3.76 million Foreign Visitors
(1/25/2015)
The Sky Knows No Limit
Employees Accuse Sky Garden in Kuta of Tax Manipulation
(1/25/2015)
Best if Not Shot in Bali
Bali Governor Says He Prefers Execution of Bali Nine Members be Done Outside of Bali
(1/25/2015)
Seeking 20 Million Tourist Visitors
Government Must Keep its Promise to Increase Tourism Promotional Budget to US$100 million
(1/24/2015)
Home Alone
87-year-old German Woman Margaretta Falkenberg Dies at Villa in Tabanan, Bali
(1/24/2015)
Keeping Landings Happy
Surabaya Emergency Runway Repairs Cause Flight Diversions to Bali
(1/24/2015)
Bali to Regulate Hotel Tariffs
Governor Proposes Price Regulation of Bali Hotels to End Room Rate War
(1/24/2015)
English as the Key to Success
Bali Governor Wants All Senior Provincial Employees to be English Proficient.
(1/24/2015)
All [News]!