Island Protect is an exciting collaboration between Social Enterprise Bali Hope– NGO Bali Children Foundation- and Community based organisation Friends of Lembongan, promoting the cleanup of Nusa Lembongan & Ceningan and education of the island’s children. Powered by The Lembongan Traveller, Sandy Bay, Komodo Garden and various local businesses, organisations, villa owners, individuals and fundraiser teams committed to making change.
Island Protect provides financial support for salaries and infrastructure at Lembongan Recycle Center. The LRC collects garbage from businesses, homes and from permanently established Waste Collection Points, on both islands. It cleans the road sides and recycles many tons of rubbish each month.
Island Protect also supports education in six schools on the islands. English language education is delivered in all four elementary schools, in the Junior High School and the Senior High school. Computer studies , in a purpose built computer facility (Lembongan Computer Campus) is offered to all students from years 7 to 12. When school returns in 2020 (post Covid 19), Island Protect will establish a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program for the students at SD3 Lembongan Elementary school. This is a trial program which we will share more widely as donations allow.
Please see this video for insight into Island Protect and how it makes sustainable change on these two beautiful, vulnerable islands.