Curious facts about bali

We have recently launched Lovina, Bali, as a destination for the volunteer experience.

Bali is a popular exotic island in Indonesia, renowned for its natural beauty, temples, and vibrant culture. This paradise boasts white sandy beaches, extensive rice fields, lush jungles, and an abundance of adventures. Every year, this destination attracts tourists from all over the world.

Our projects are based in Lovina, a coastal region famous for its dolphin-watching opportunities and coral-rich beaches.

Today, we are excited to share some intriguing details about this wonderful destination, which has so much to offer.


Bali is very well known for its impressive traditional dances, as they are a big part of the culture and spiritual life of the island. These dances often tell epic and mythological stories and are usually accompanied by live music and very colorful clothing.

Among the most renowned dances are:

  • –  Barong: A dramatic dance that represents the fight between good and evil, personified by the Barong, a lion or dragon, and Ranga, an evil witch. It is usually presented at important ceremonies and festivals.
  • –  Legong: Considered one of Bali’s most refined dances, it is performed by young dancers who tell stories of love and romance through elegant and expressive movements.
  • –  Kecak: Also known as the monkey dance, it is characterized by a vocal chorus of men who repeat “cak” in different rhythmic patterns while performing a choreography. The story of Ramayana is often told.
  • –  Baris: A warrior dance performed by men that represents the bravery and strength of Balinese warriors. Dancers wear traditional costumes and perform movements full of energy and power.
  • –  Pendet: This ceremonial dance is performed as an offering to the gods and is depicted with smooth and graceful movements. Dancers accompany the dance with trays full of flowers and scatter petals.


Balinese people practice Hinduism, and an important part of their daily life are the offerings they make to the gods and spirits. These offerings are known as ‘canang sari’ and are made of woven palm leaves that are usually placed in sacred places, in temples, and on the streets or at the entrances of houses. Symbolic elements like rice and flowers can also be found.

Each offering has a specific meaning and is intended to honor Hindu gods and local spirits. They are an expression of gratitude and devotion and are offered in the hope of receiving blessings, protection, and harmony in daily life.

It is common to see people in Bali carrying out this ritual every morning before starting their daily activities.


One of the features that identifies this island is its impressive terraced rice fields, a highly distinctive characteristic of its landscapes.

These fields have been cultivated for centuries and, besides being spectacular, they are also a notable example of agricultural innovation. They stretch along the mountain slopes, and are designed with stepped terraces to make the most of the terrain and available water. They are interconnected by irrigation systems developed by a local community known as ‘subak’. This traditional irrigation system has been recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site due to its cultural and ecological importance.


This day is known as ‘Nyepi’ and is the Balinese New Year. It is celebrated for a full day with silence, meditation, and reflection. During this day, daily activities completely stop, including traffic, and residents stay at home in silence. Businesses close, and no form of entertainment or public celebration is allowed. Bali’s airport also closes for a day.

The tradition behind this celebration is to maintain balance and harmony, as well as to cleanse and purify the soul to begin a new cycle. Before this day, there are several days of celebrations that include colorful processions, religious rituals, and community ceremonies.

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Our volunteers will be able to validate university credits with the aim of traveling in a more responsible and economical way.

What does volunteering focused on university practices involve?

At Cooperating Volunteers, we make agreements with different universities to validate university credits with the aim of traveling in a more responsible and economical way.

The specialties we work with are extensive: medical volunteering, nursing, education, social work, psychology, physiotherapy, engineering, architecture…

The practices can be carried out in our designated destinations for this purpose, as well as in Spain.

If you choose an international destination, it’s a unique way to live an unforgettable and enriching experience, as you will have the opportunity to continue your education in another country, with a completely different culture.

Stepping out of our comfort zone and being part of the various projects at the destination will allow us to grow both personally and professionally, creating a more extensive curriculum.

And we are fully convinced that this experience will accompany you throughout your life.

You will be able to visit hospitals, schools, centers, orphanages, and participate directly and actively in the daily lives of all those people at the destination, always accompanied by other professionals willing to collaborate hand in hand with you and guide you in daily tasks.

If your university is not part of the agreement with Cooperating Volunteers, you can contact so that we can get in touch and make this experience a reality. 


Corporate volunteering consists of tailored programs for your company, designed to develop teamwork skills.

It is proven that teamwork directly impacts productivity. 

Collective effort surpasses individual capabilities, promotes diversity of skills, stimulates creativity, and facilitates problem-solving in the face of various challenges.

Therefore, it not only maximizes efficiency but also enriches the work environment.

We conduct corporate volunteering programs that consist of customized programs for your company, designed to develop teamwork skills, improve performance, and foster unity among employees.

We tailor projects to the corporate identity and size of the company, and we can adjust them to any destination and time of the year.

The advantages of corporate volunteering include:

  • Improving communication.
  • Group unity.
  • Cultural integration in different situations.
  • Employee training.
  • Increased Corporate Social Responsibility.

The future is aligned with a more responsible society, and participating in social projects positions our company among the list of revolutionary businesses that want to be part of the change.

If you resonate with this message, corporate volunteering is a unique experience both individually and collectively, and at Cooperating Volunteers, we accompany you throughout the process to make it a unique journey.


Quality time spent with family strengthens emotional bonds, promotes communication, and contributes to the emotional well-being of its members. 

Spending quality time with family and being able to disconnect from our hectic routines is not only enriching but also necessary.

Sometimes we forget to communicate, connect, and dedicate time to each other. Each one of us lives focused on our jobs, schools… And it’s necessary to find the opportunity to pause and take care of ourselves.

Quality time spent with family strengthens emotional bonds, promotes communication, and contributes to the emotional well-being of its members. And of course, it creates lifelong positive memories.

At Cooperating Volunteers, we suggest moving away from those ‘more superficial’ trips (which can also be fantastic), but we invite you to live this experience to bring out our most empathetic and humanitarian side.

Family volunteering gives us the opportunity to be part of a positive impact, promoting values of solidarity and social responsibility.

There are many families who choose to experience these trips focused on cooperation and direct involvement with different communities around the world, where living conditions are very different and sometimes entirely precarious.

Projects are tailored to different ages, allowing us to work together.

An incredible way to fill our suitcase with memories, learning, and knowledge.

And although stepping out of our comfort zone often feels daunting, we assure you firsthand that it’s worth it.

At Cooperating Volunteers, we accompany you throughout the entire experience, from start to finish, to make it unforgettable.


At Cooperating Volunteers, we believe it’s never too late for anything, especially for volunteering and living a unique and unforgettable experience.

There are many people, increasingly so, who opt for responsible travel that involves social work.

Accustomed to organized and mostly touristic trips, at Cooperating Volunteers, we want to advocate for a more enriching experience, one that transforms us from within and allows us to be part of the change the world needs to see.

We can adapt both the destination and the duration of our projects to fit your needs.

It’s an opportunity full of emotions that allows us to significantly contribute to different communities and their evolution. And you can participate in different areas such as education, social support, or assistance in different centers.

Some of the benefits include:

  • Sense of purpose: Provides a sense of purpose by contributing your skills and experiences to meaningful causes.
  • Emotional well-being: Reduces feelings of isolation and establishes social connections.
  • Personal development: It’s continuous learning, skill development, and discovering new activities while keeping the mind-body active.
  • Physical health: Keeping active.
  • Stress reduction: The act of helping others reduces stress and contributes to mental health.

Living this experience will undoubtedly be a before and after. 


A volunteering initiative with leadership and impact through the educational action program.

When we talk about social volunteering, we refer to all those actions and activities carried out altruistically, selflessly, and with the aim of addressing multiple problems and needs of different communities, always focused on education and self-sufficiency.

Education is essential because it provides the tools and knowledge necessary for personal, social, and economic development.

Our goal is to create self-sufficient communities and provide opportunities for the future personal development of each member. The message is not to ‘give’, but to accompany in the process of training for self-managed provision.

At Cooperating Volunteers, many of our destinations and projects embrace this type of volunteering. Some of our projects include: community programs, education, women’s empowerment…

And although they are completely different from each other, they share a single objective: progress towards a society that can embrace us all in the same way.

If you are someone who is restless, who needs to see a change in the future, volunteering is an experience tailor-made for you.