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This week we had two visitors at the ISEC from Australia, Joanne and Ester, who shared some of their fashion expertise and know-how for our future Fashion Skills and Business Course. We look forward to future cooperation with them once we get things up and running. While they were here, they also had some fun learning traditional Balinese weaving methods! What's stopping you from coming by? … Read More

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Beach Walk for The Environment – Solemen Walk for a Clean Bali

(April 13th 2014 ) Yesterday was a success! We walked with more then 100 beautiful people all the way from Canggu to Kuta. We came together at Old Mans in Batu Bolong with: the Bye Bye plastic crew, W Retreat & Spa Bali Team, Solemen Team, R.O.L.E. Team and more people. We stopped by to collect all the pledges at the W retreat & Spa Bali, Semaya Resort, Ku De Ta, Lunaz, Anantara Vacation club and Potato Head. When we arrived at Kuta … Read More


Surfing Exhibitions Australia

R.O.L.E Foundation warmly thanks Surfing Exhibitions Australia for their support and is glad to count them in its sponsors! "The Australian Surfing sports Expo will be one of the largest surfing events in Australia’s history…out of the water and right in the heart of the Gold Coast. This expo, which is also open to the public, is designed to bring shapers, retailers, tour operators, designers and all manors of inventors and innovators from the … Read More



By Norm Van't Hoff - If you are still using native forest timbers in construction... Just a reminder of where native (rainforest) timbers come from... RAINFORESTS. PLEASE STOP USING NATIVE FOREST TIMBERS. Look at the adjacent post for perfect alternatives. This photo is from my time in Aceh, this about 12months after the tsunami. GAM guys were selective (illegal) logging after the peace deal, but they stopped when the Governor asked them to. … Read More


Arnhem Land Beaches Covered in Plastics and other Crap

Arnhem Land Beaches Covered in Plastics and other Crap - Darwin Visual Artist - Aly de Groot - Believe me, the Solid and Liquid Waste coming to Northern and North Western Australia is HORRIFIC and is an imminent danger. We must do something to stop it. Aly de Groot has been there, seen it and photographed it. Role Foundation is training up locals across Indonesia who REALLY DO CARE for their children's and community's future and the future … Read More

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R.O.L.E. Program Updates

Children Environmental, Diet & Exercise Education Program


Last week 92 children came to participate in our educational tour. 43 students, 3 different classrooms from SMPN 03 Kuta Selatan, Benoa area, and 49 … Learn more

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Coastal Environmental Assistance Projects


Last Thursday, the Oakley Pro Bali in Keramas has officially finished with Joel Parkinson leaving the final as the 2013 Oakley Pro … Read More

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Eco Friendly Social Business Development


The Bordeaux Red color is extracted from Sappan Wood (Kayu Secang) grown in our Eco-Park. The process involves: split the wood finely, using only the … [Read More...]

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20 teens from SMA Negeri 1 Kuta Selatan came to our Eco-Park. Among the topics we discussed during the tour was waste management. Wastes are increasing in our environment on an ongoing basis. Good systems for disposal are a major component of … Learn more

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Waste to Wonder Program

Waste to Wonder Program

Last friday (the 19th), ROLE has been visiting the new campus for the Waste to Wonder Program  in Ngis Village, Karangasem (North-east of Bali) Role Foundation handed Ngis Village some money to develop their Sustainable Village project. This money … [Read More...]

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Women’s International Skills Education

Bali WISE MDG: 3 PROMOTE GENDER EQUALITY AND EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN Background In Bali, girls are less likely than boys to receive an education; women are more likely to be unemployed than men; women receive lower wages than men for thesame work; … Learn more