Welcome to our blog where we share with you the progress of our field work, with its challenges and achievements, and also highlights from our fundraising events.

27 Feb 2017

Team KCE Wins Evolution SurfAid Cup Newcastle 2017

Newcastle, NSW (Friday 24 February 2017)The 2017 SurfAid Cup series kicked off in Dixon Park Beach in Newcastle.
The SurfAid Cups are a series of charity surf comps where corporate teams come together to raise funds for SurfAid. The international event is supported by pro surfers, businesses, and local communities. ...read more

22 Feb 2017

One grandfather who makes a real difference

In remote villages on the island of Sumbawa, social norms make children’s health the sole responsibility of mothers. Yet in a culture where mothers are also expected to generate income for their families, as well as perform all domestic duties, the health of their children is often overlooked. ...read more

15 Feb 2017

The Story of Sri

Lakey Peak, on the island of Sumbawa, is one of surfing’s greatest and most known treasures. However, despite Lakey Peak attracting tourists from around the globe, nearby villages battle to keep mothers and their children alive. Among these many villages is Kuta – far removed from the glitz of the more familiar Kuta, Bali – Kuta, Sumbawa has incredibly high rates of infant, child and maternal death. The cause is insufficient health education; the effect is poor health behaviors, and SurfAid’s antidote is a robust Mother and Child Health Program. ...read more

09 Feb 2017

Banana Chips Save Lives

Nearby to epic right hander Lagundri on the island of Nias, SurfAid has been making a significant impact in the village of Hiliduho over the last few years. The spirited and committed community health volunteers of Hiliduho have become true role models in leading their community health clinic to achieve the highest quality status: ‘Mandiri’ (independent).  ...read more