Latest new about the Corona virus in Bali:
The government of Indonesia has already introduced several measures to slow the spreading down and will introduce more, in the days and weeks to come.
This regulation is valid starts from today Monday, March, 16th 2020 until Monday, March, 30th 2020.
Following these measures means, there will be no activities in the Learning Centers until further notice.
To protect the children, their families and vulnerable people in their villages, we postponed all new applications to volunteer in one of our Centers, until we are sure there is no
risk any more of getting or spreading the virus.
Most of the volunteers present, managed to find a flight back home in the next few days.
Beside Bali, a number of other regions in Indonesia have already decided to postpone public events, close schools and tourist destinations in response to the virus outbreak.
President Jokowi called in a press conference for "social distancing" to reduce virus spread, urging his citizens to stay home, work from home, study home, and worship from home.
All public events such as meetings, seminars, FGD, courses and any type of gathering which brings crowds are advised to be postponed.
The WINS foundation helps underprivileged children in Indonesia by giving them the chance to go to school through the WINS child sponsoring program.
Additionally we offer them extra lessons at our Learning Centers spread over Bali.
So that they will believe in themselves and their ability to make a difference in their lives and in the lives of people around them.
The additional lessons in the Learning Centers cover:
• English language and computer skills;
• Dance, Arts and Culture to enhance their own identity, pride and self-confidence;
• Sexual education, HIV / AIDS;
• Personal care and personal hygiene;
• Communicating clearly;
• Future thinking and acting;
• Environmental awareness: environment, waste
• Permaculture, according to the IDEP Foundation;
• Working with nature to improve society and the environment.
• Community Development;
By involving the local community like parents, family, guest
parents, neighbors, etc. in the development and growth of
Please visit the WINS Foundation website to discover more about the WINS vision.
VIP-International handles volunteer matters for the WINS Foundation.
Volunteering has a meaningful, positive impact on the children and the community. It is a proactive way of doing something to make the world a better place.
We see volunteers as Very Important in the WINS Education Program for the children. We believe that volunteers have something special to contribute.
There would be no such thing as WINS, without extraordinary people like you.
You can help by doing all kinds of activities and sharing your personal talents and gifts with the children of the WINS Learning Centers.
If you have the passion, drive, enthusiasm and an open mind, and are eager to help the children in Indonesia build their own future, we would be delighted to have you on our team!
Have a look at the video clip to see what some of the children have achieved.