Have you ever wondered how are Bali WISE students chosen? We would like to share with you experiences from our last recruitment trip.
On Thursday and Friday, 19th – 20th April 2018, Recruitment team went to Karangasem. We visited two schools, two foundations and Education Department of Karangasem to find qualified students for new intake in July 2018.
SMKN 1 Amlapura
First school our team visited was SMKN 1 Amplapura. Bali WISE already cooperate with this school for several years. 83 students joined the socialization and 16 of them were interested to apply for Bali WISE program. Those students fiilled in an application and has undergone Basic English test and wrote an essay as the first step of application to Bali WISE
SMKN 1 Manggis
The second school visited by recruitment team was SMKN 1 Manggis. 16 students there joined the socialization and were excited to know more about Bali WISE program aspecially because it was first time to introduce Bali WISE program to this school. 3 students demonstrated interest and applied for Bali WISE program.
Dinas Pendidikan Karangasem
The third place we visited was Dinas Pendidikan Karangasem. After short conversation with the head of Education Department our team delivered flyers and posters to be spread to the students in some Banjar within Karangasem. Furthermore, we made an appointment to visit next time for socialization.
East Bali Poverty Project (EBPP)
Next destination was a non-profit foundation named East Bali Poverty Project (EBPP). We visited one of the schools of EBPP based in Cegi Mekar Village, called Cegi Mekar School. Of all the places we visited previously, it was the hardest and the most extreme place to access. Besides, the location was only 4 kilometers away from Mount Agung. We did the brief socialization and accepted applications from students. Recycled soap was also distributed.
On the second day we visited Carolia Charity as the last destination of the socialization trip. Located in Subagan, Karangasem. It was one of our regular visits. There are alumni of Bali WISE from Carolia Charity who are all successful in their careers after graduation from Bali WISE and are role models for current students at Carolia. The students we met were all excited to apply to Bali WISE. They all hope to be as successful as their sisters who already graduated. Besides the socialization, we also distributed recycled soap and sandals to the students.