To make an impact we needed to do something more – something that would offer the young people better opportunities to find work, and ultimately give them a better chance to move ahead in life itself. As tourism is the key driver of the Bali economy, we decided on a vocational skill training center. And the plan for the Desa Les Community Center (DLCC) was born – a skills training center for young people of Les.
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At the DLCC we intend to offer young people between ages 15 and 23 from lower or no income families the opportunity to access high-quality vocational and life skills training. This training will be offered for a minimal cost and with this the opportunity for them to overcome obstacles and move ahead in life.
Courses will focus on culinary, sustainable gardening, and cultural preservation. Our intention is to enable them to acquire skills that will provide employment opportunities in dynamic tourism profession in which will effectively increase their economic independence and improve the living conditions for them and for their families.
In 2017 the land was purchased and construction began soon afterwards in the village of Les, Buleleng Regency in North Bali.
The center is on a verdant plot of rambutan fruit and coconut trees, and is in close proximity to the local people.
We will be working closely with on-island consultants in the field of energy and conservation and our aim is to be an example to the entire community of a truly green environment.
The center will include:
Whichever way you donate, it will be applied to the construction of the building. All donations are greatly appreciated.
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Our aim is to establish long-term partnerships that will add value to the center and the students.
Creating opportunity to overcome poverty by delivering high-quality vocational and life skills training.
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