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AdoptASchool actively promotes partnerships between sister schools and their communites in Bali and Western Australia, to enrich and support the educational environment for students and educators.

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Latest News:

Updates from AAS food aid during Coronavirus in Bali Oct 2020

Oka Darmaja has been extremely busy delivering Food Aid with the assistance of some of the Principals who have been assessing the students and families in associated schools and accompanying Oka when delivering.

Attached is a recent report about the current happenings in Bali.

click here

 

 

AAS Food Aid during Covid-19 in Bali – update as of 8th May 2020 (phase 3)

Greetings Sponsors, Schools and Supporters,

 

Over the last couple of weeks our coordinators and teams in Bali have been working extremely hard.  As well as getting on with their lives in the course of local restrictions, they are assessing applicants, accessing, purchasing and packing food, delivering food aid, keeping records of their activities and keeping AAS Perth in touch with what is happening in Bali.

 

As you know, schools in Bali were shut down some weeks ago due to Covid 19.  There has been some anxiety for the years 12 students who were to graduate from Senior High School in June.  Last week an announcement was made to the effect, that, Graduation Status will be granted to year 12 students who have passed all local exams and submitted all assignments prior to school being shut.  At this stage schools will remain closed until the end of the school year in June and may open in July for the new school year, if conditions improve.

 

Attached to this email also is a report from the Denpasar Food Aid project, which is assisting people in the local area of Pemogan and further afield. Thank you Yuni and crew for everything you are doing.

Putu Purnawati was a previous sponsorship student, now married with four children and works in a large supermarket.  Both her and husband have been stood down and now have no income.

Bu Narima is supported by her son after the husband passed away, but the son has been stood down with no income now.

Bu Saimah and her husband have two children.  Her husband was an Ojek (similar to Uber) driver but with no tourists in Bali there is no work.  Saimah worked in a garment factory but has been stood down.

Kadek Ola is a previous sponsorship student who worked and supported himself after graduation from School and trained as a teacher.  As a contract teacher, he has been stood down with no wage until school resumes.

Bu Vivi and her husband have three children.  Again an Ojek driver with no work.

 

The report next week from the village of Kaba Kaba will be quite different.  But, every one of the recipients of Food Aid has been deemed very needy.  Thank you all for your support.

 

Bali visit 2019

Sherryn and Vic have just got back from their Bali visit. Click on the link to find out what they got up to.

Bali visit 2019

AdoptASchool Sponsorship Statistics 2003 ‐ June 2018

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AdoptASchool has been sponsoring children for 15 years. Attached below is a link to a detailed report on some of the history of its inception and sponsorship records.

http://adoptaschool.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Sponsorship-Statistic-2003-2018.pdf

 

Sherryn has been busy in New Zealand

Sherryn has been catching up with some of our sponsors. Click on the link below to see exactly what she has been up to.

New Zealand report

Adopt A School turns 15.

Our Annual General Meeting was held this month on 20 October 2018.

Sri, our Bali treasurer also attended and thanked the committee for the association’s continued support.  Thank you to everyone who attended to celebrate our 15th birthday. Adopt A School has continued to thrive, providing sponsorship to Bali children and funding to the many sister schools we have. Over the years the association has provided over $200 000 to Bali, which is an extraordinary effort. It’s been a great 15 years and we look forward to many more years of more sponsorship.

 

Milner Report 2018

Report from the International College of English

written by

Desak Made Rukmini

http://adoptaschool.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Milner-Report-new.docx

 

A report on Dwi’s visit to Perth 2017

Click on the link below to view Dwi’s report on his visit last year to Dalkeith Primary School in Perth WA.

Report Sept 2017

 

Sherryn Reid receives a Community Service Award for her continued commitment to the Adopt A School Association.

Sherryn Reid received a Community Service Award at the Curtin Alumni Awards night. She is pictured below with Derek and Wayan Sekarini. Wayan Sekarini was here on  a 5 week scholarship from Milner’s International College of English.

sherryn's award night Nov 2016

 

Global Village Foundation. Bali. 12th January, 2018

‎Andy Bracey‎ Global Village Foundation to Sherryn Reid, AdoptASchool Association Inc, Perth.

Global Village Foundation. Bali.  12th January, 2018

Putu Suprianto, is a bright but shy, young 13 year old boy from Kekeran Village in North Bali He suffered a seizure as a young child which left him physically disabled. Mentally he is still 100% but as a result of his disabilities he has never been to school, He still suffers occasional epilepsy. His mother died when he was very young, and his Father works full time as a Minibus driver between Denpasar & Singaraja to support the family. Young Putu is cared for by his 16 year old elder sister. Global Village were very pleased to provide a new wheelchair to Putu just three weeks ago on December 23rd. Today we delivered to him a Laptop computer in a project we operate jointly with Adopt-a-school (Perth & Bali) providing refurbished Laptops to disabled & disadvantaged children in North Bali. His sister (Having already taught him to read) will help young Putu develop the computer skills that he is so very keen to learn. We will continue to assist him, upgrading his computer when required, and as his proficiency increases.

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Anyone who has a laptop they no longer need and would like to donate it to this wonderful project, please phone Sherryn Reid on 9355.5505 or email: sherrynreid@hotmail.com