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 · You Lift Me Up
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

You Lift Me Up

Hard Rock Hotel Bali and Sole Men Raise US$30,300 to Re-house To Two Bali Families and Seven Badly Disabled Children


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Sole Men Foundation, Robert Epstone, Hard Rock Hotel, Fund raising, Navicula, German Dmitriev, Goldvoice, Superman is Dead, Nosstress, Garden Grove
Click Image to Enlarge

(8/10/2013)

Two underprivileged and severely disadvantaged families in Bali have a better chance at a peaceful life now following a two-night charity befit organized by the Indonesian Sole Men Foundation and Hard Rock Hotel Bali.

The two nights of music on July 27 – 28, 2013, at the Hard Rock Hotel, saw all proceeds donated to the urgent care and rescue of the two Denpasar families caring for seven severely disabled children who, prior to Sole Men’s intervention, spent their days lying helpless on floor of a simple hovel.
 
Performances by Navicula, German Dmitriev, Goldvoice, Superman is Dead, Nosstress and Garden Grove were fundamental in raising US$30,300 that will now be used to provide new housing, medical therapies for the children and medical support.
 
Quoted by Bali Daily, Robert Epstone of Sole Men said: “The families’ ongoing needs will now be supported, as well as the formal education which we had already arranged for the unaffected able-bodied children. They will be continuing the three-times per week therapy sessions, which we started five weeks ago.” 
 
The family will soon move from their present shack to two, wheel-chair friendly modular recycled plastic houses that are maintenance-free, non toxic, earthquake-proof and extremely long-lasting.
 
The recycled house were donated by Global Nev Futureshapes (NFS) Pty.
 
Overjoyed at the success of the fund-raising project, Epston said that once the families are in their new home, they will be taught how to grow fruit and vegetables, and cultivate chilies and bamboo. Plans are afoot to teach the family how to make handicrafts that can provide an income stream for the family.
 
The seven children suffer from a degenerative disease that causes limbs to painfully constrict.
 
Sole Men continues it active program of fundraising on behalf of Balinese children and the alleviation of poverty.
 
Planning is underway for another event, to be held in early October 2013.
 
 
Related Article 


© 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
A Sinking Feeling
PT Pelni Doubles the Maximum Passenger Limits on its Passenger Ships Over the Year End Holiday Period
(12/13/2014)
What a Difference a Day Makes
Provincial Workers in Bali Government Granted Only a One-Day Holiday at Galungan
(12/13/2014)
When is Enough, Enough?
While Government Targets 20 Million Foreign Tourists by 2019, Concerns Expressed Regarding Carrying Capacity of Indonesia’s Tourism Infrastructure
(12/13/2014)
Tax and Service Included
Requirement to Include Airport Service Charge in Price of Airline Tickets Postponed until March 1, 2015
(12/13/2014)
From the Past, into the Present, for the Future
An exhibition of Batik by Museum Kain at the Ganesha Gallery in Bali from December 25, 2014 – January 2, 2015
(12/13/2014)
What's Cooking for Christmas?
Bali Culinary Professionals Christmas Party on Saturday, December 20, 2014
(12/13/2014)
90% Arrivals from Domestic & Regional Sourcess
Bali by the Numbers: While November Foreign Tourist Arrival Dip, Bali Likely to End 2014 with 3.7 million Foreign Visitors
(12/13/2014)
Sounds of the Season
Bali Community Choir in Concert of Christmas Music on Friday, December 19, 2014
(12/13/2014)
Lavishing on our Lavatories
Governor Identifies Clean Toilets at Government Offices as Fundamental to Good Public Service
(12/13/2014)
Benoa Bay: Ankle Deep in Troubles
Increasing Shallowness of Benoa Bay Underlines Need to Revitalize the Area’s Natural Environment
(12/13/2014)
The Wretched Refuse of Your Teeming Shores
Mountains of Trash Wash Ashore in Kuta in Seasonal Blight on Bali’s Shores
(12/13/2014)
The Law School of Big Locks
Balinese Law Student Sentenced to 9-Year Prison for Marijuana Possession
(12/13/2014)
All [News]!