A typical day at Amisewaka – DLCC

Four months have flown by, and our students have been immersed in classroom training and hands-on activities as part of their skills training. It has been a few exciting months for all of us at the center. New teachers were onboarded and trained, the curriculum fine-tuned, and the students outfitted with their new uniforms. Students
Amisewaka-DLCC has signed an agreement that paves the way for its students to do internships at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Nusa Dua – a luxury property with over 300 suites, rooms, and six restaurants. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) means students will be given a chance to do six months of training in the
The news channel CNN Indonesia has featured Amisewaka – Desa Les Community Center (DLCC) in a special edition. The footage, part of “CNN Heroes Indonesia” series, celebrates the long-standing contributions made by our project manager, Rucina Ballinger, to Bali and its people – with her work at Amisewaka – DLCC a big part of that.
Luh Yuliasari, DLCC Student

Meet our Student Luh Yuliasari

Butiang Atas, Les Village, Tejakula Luh Yuliasari or Yulia lives in the highlands of Les Village called Butiang Atas (this is the upper area of Butiang). To visit and meet Yulia, our team put in lots of effort to reach the location where her home is; it is high up in the peak of the
Gede Jemi Wijaya – Butiang, Les Village, Tejakula Jemi lives in Butiang, Desa Les, the poorest neighborhood in the village. He was born in Tobadak, the remote area of Mamuju, South Sulawesi. He and his family were migrants in Sulawesi; his father worked there as a construction worker. Due to his mother’s prolonged illness, the
We are delighted to announce that the first 100 students have arrived at Amisewaka – DLCC and are settling in. The new students are a mix of young women and men aged between 18 and 23 years old, with the majority coming from the Desa Les area. Their first few days focused on getting to
On July 18th, the Grand Opening, took place. We celebrated the occasion with lots of local festivities, dance and gamelan performances by local Les students, a street party open to the whole community with traditional food courts, and performances by famous local Balinese artists.

Our Eco Building

After six years of hard work, careful planning, fundraising, and development, the center's construction is coming to an end. Our non-profit center will provide important vocational and life skills for young people in Bali and its surroundings.