Children sponsored by WINS Australia

Below are the students from the Tianyar region who have been sponsored by past volunteers and individuals through the organisation WINS Australia.

Sponsorship supports each child to continue their education in Bali, Indonesia.

Aang (Sponsored)
Hello, my name is I Made Aang Abdi Satia Wibawa, I was born on April 27th, 2004 in Singaraja, my hobby is playing football, my father’s name is Eko Setyo Budi Aryono. I have 2 sisters and 1 brother, they are Ni Luh Gede Ananda Ariska Setiani, Ni Komang Maheswari Setia Setiani, and I Ketut Gotra Satia Wira Gunawan.

Sponsor: Riona Burke – Ireland

Amik (Sponsored)
Name: Ni Komang Tri Purnami

Nickname: Amik

Date of birth: 8 January 2000

Sponsor: Andrea Fairbairn, New Zealand

Berli (Sponsored)
Sponsor: Warren Bell – Australia

Budi (Sponsored)
Hello, my name is Ketut Budiasa, call me Budi. I’m 12 years old. Now I am attending first grade Junior High School. I come from Tianyar-Bali and I also live in Tianyar. My father is a fisherman, he often took me the ocean to catch fishes. The land view from the ocean is very beautiful, I can see the sunrise when I go fishing with him on Sunday morning. My dream is to become a teacher in the future. from now I am learning seriously to achieve my dream. I learn at the yayasan with the volunteers from all over the world.

I have a sponsor from New Zealand, his name is Brent Macaulay. He is so kind, he bought me bicycle and many school stuffs. He and his friend Paula had came to the Yayasan and taught us English every day. Thank you so much Brent

Name: I Ketut Budiasa

Nickname: Budi

Date of birth: 28 February 2001

Sponsor: Brent Macaulay, New Zealand

Devi (Sponsored)
Hello, my name is Devi. I was born in Tianyar and now I’m 16 years old. I am grade 2 in senior high school. My hobbies are traveling and shopping. I study at the Yayasan Widya Sari and I’m in class C.

Name: Ni Ketut Sri Devi Natalia

Nickname: Devi

Date of birth: 28 August 1997

Sponsor: Jesus Jimenez and Olga Raigada, Australia

Junistri (Sponsored)
Hello, my name is Ni Km Suarjunistri. My nick name is Junistri. I am 17 years old. My hobbies are playing badminton, listening to music, shopping and reading. I want to be a nurse. I have one younger sister.

Name: Ni Nyoman Suar Junistri

Nickname: Junistri

Date of birth: 5 June 1996

Sponsor: Jesus Jimenez and Olga Raigada, Australia

Kadek Ari (Sponsored)
Name: Ni Kadek Ari

Nickname: Ari

Date of birth: 21 January 2004

Sponsor: Paula Johnson, New Zealand

Kawi (Sponsored)
My name is I Made Dodik Kawisesa, my nickname is Kawi. I’m the second child in my family, and I have two sisters. My parents work in the field as a farmer. I used to have a sponsor who supported me for four years, since the financial crisis in Europe they cannot support me anymore. In my spare time I work as a traditional Balinese instrument player. I’ve got some money when we perform for the ceremony, I use the money for my school cost. I like singing, and I want to make my family happy

Sponsor: Mark and Sue O’Brien – New Zealand

Kerti (Sponsored)
My name is Kerti Ambarawati, but my friends usually call me “Kerti”. I am 18 years old. I like watching TV and swimming. When I am older I would like to be a manager. My favourite subjects are English and mathematics. My favourite fruit is Durian and my favourite animal are dogs. I the Yayasan I study English, computers and Japanesse language.

Name: Ni Luh Kerti Ambarwati

Nickname: Kerti

Date of birth: 7 August 1995

Sponsor: Geof and Libby Baker, Australia

Ketut (Sponsored)
My name is I Ketut Suratnyana Arisastrawan, please call me Ketut, my friends called Lolak but I am fine. I was born on 19th of May 2003. Now I am ten years old. I live in Tianyar, when I grown I wan to become a teacher. I am the youngest in my family, I have one brother and two sisters, my father is a fisherman, and our house very very near to the beach. My hobby is to play soccer, my friends and I used to play soccer at the Yayasan or on the beach

Sponsor: Louise Aherne, Ireland

Pionita (Sponsored)
Name: Ni Luh Putu Novi Pionita Dewi

Nickname: Putu

Date of birth: 11 November 2001

Sponsor: Christine Rainbird, Australia

Putu Riska (Sponsored)
Sponsor: Luise Mc Brien – Ireland

Sri (Sponsored)
My name is Sri, I am thirteen years old. I study English a the Yayasan. I am grade 8 of junior high school. I want to be a teacher but if that does not come true then I would like to work in a hotel. My favorite foods are meatball and fried noodle. My favorite color is green. My hobby are reading and listening music.

My father’s job is a fisherman. I have two younger sisters and a younger brother, and I am the first child. I have a sponsor, his name is Ron Ricketts, and he is from Australia. He helps me with my school costs, he has supported me since October 2010.

Name: Ni Luh Sri Purnami

Nickname: Sri

Date of birth: 3 March 1999

Sponsor: Ron Ricketts, Australia

Sriani (Sponsored)
My name is Sirani and I am 14 years old. I study English at the Yayasan. My hobbies are shopping and cycling. My favourite colours are brown and green. My favourite food is fried chicken. I am in grade 9 of junior high school. When I am older I would like to work in a hotel.

I have a sponsor her name is Fiona, she is from Australia. She helps me to pay my school costs like uniforms, books, etc. She has supported me since January 2012. Every month I send her an email.

Name: Ni Luh Putu Sriani

Nickname: Sriani

Date of birth: 5 January 1998

Sponsor: Fiona Kerrell-Vaughn, Australia

Sugandi (Sponsored)
Name: I Gede Sugandi

Nickname: Gandi

Date of birth: 19 September 2003

Sponsor: Margaret Thompson, Australia

Yogi (Sponsored)
My name is Yogi, I am 12 years old. I have twin younger brothers and a younger sister. My father is a driver and my mother is a trader. I am in grade seven of Junior High School, my younger sister is in grade 3 of The Elementary School, my twin younger brothers are not going to school yet. I have a grand father. My hobby are swimming, reading, and playing football. My favorite color is blue and my favorite food is fried rice.

In the future I would like to work in the hotel, I study English at the Yayasan every day after school. We play and learn together at the Yayasan, and after learning we clean around the Yayasan.

I already have a sponsor, her name is Paula Johnson, she is from New Zealand. She supports me and my family by paying my school costs like buying books, pencils, uniforms and school fees. She has been to at the Yayasan in 2011, she did volunteering work teaching the children English.

Name: I Gede Yogik Rai Awan

Nickname: Yogik

Date of birth: 9 May 2000

Sponsor: Paula Johnson, New Zealand