Stories from the field
Ibu Shin, a 64 year old Balinese animal lover, has devoted 20 years of her life to helping homeless, sick and hungry dogs and cats. Her small garment manufacture salary is not enough to feed the 15 dogs and 20 cats around her home. But she still selflessly cares for the animals before herself.
Pak Nyoman is a retired Middle School Principal in Northern Bali. His family feeds 30 street dogs and cares for another 44 dogs who live on their family compound. The dogs have given Pak Nyoman and his family joy and purpose.
Iman loves animals so much, he started his own dog-walking service. While on a walk with one of his four-legged clients, he discovered Aila, a baby kitten, suffering on the side of the road. Even though Iman already had another cat at home, he took Aila home, keeping her safe, warm, and loved.