News RSS

Kirbys Calf Rescue

Belle Luna wholeheartedly supports Kirby's Calf Rescue. This beautiful farm is located in Queensland's iconic Glass House Mountains. Kirby works very hard, rescuing cows and calves from the dairy industry all over Southeast Queensland. Kirby has saved over 300 cows and calves since she began operating in 2015. People are encouraged to adopt a cow as a pet. There is also the option to sponsor a cow to keep living with Kirby. People who sponsor a cow have special VIP visiting privileges. Who wouldn't want that. Why so important? In a safe and healthy environment (like a sanctuary farm for example) the life expectancy of a cow can be over twenty years. The life of a working dairy cow however, is surprisingly short. Dairy...

Continue reading

Bumi Sehat

One of the charities Belle Luna supports is Bumi Sehat. This not for profit organisation was founded in 1995 to provide quality healthcare for pregnant women across Indonesia who wouldn't normally have access to it.  What do they do? There are three Bumi Sehat clinics within Indonesia, one of which is located in the village of Nyuh Kuning, just outside Ubud in Bali. The two other clinics are located in Aceh and Papua. They also recently partnered with Wadah Foundation, another Indonesian charity, to open a clinic in the Philippines. This was in response to devastation caused by the 2013 super typhoon, Haiyan. Why so important? In a cruel irony, Bali's booming tourism industry has caused a drastic increase in the cost...

Continue reading