Yona, 18, was born on February 23, 2001 in Badung, she is the first child of two siblings, her parents worked as farmers with an uncertain income averaging about 200,000 IDR / month. To get extra money, Yona and her sister often helped her mother after school, which she did until graduation. She wanted to continue studying after graduation, but her parents could not afford it. At the time her younger brother was still in school, and her parents needed to support him through school.
She is interested in tourism because it is such a prominent industry in Bali. In addition to training in a good hotel, she wants to learn more about this industry and hopes that after completing the Bali WISE program, she will be able to help her family’s business.