Eduardo Petta

Head of Boarding Program

Educator, lawyer, journalist, traveller, surfer, soccer fan, father of Tiago and Luisa. Born in Brazil in 1970, Edu Petta worked as a travel writer for 18 years with his wife, Ibu Carol, publishing articles about sustainability in brazilian papers. After they had kids, education became his life.
He scored a Master in Science of Communication in Portugal and journeyed to Green School in 2011. SIx years later, he finds himself surrounded by everything he loves and believes in.

Carol Da Riva

Student Village Manager / Big Mama

Carol has many hats. She is Eduardo’s wife, the mother character of the Boarding Program, a photographer, video maker and also the Student Village Enterprise Manager. Her goal is to bring all her knowledge in permaculture and sustainability to our program to make it greener and greener.


Supervisor / Operations

Educator. English/Bahasa Indonesia teacher. Dog lover. Family girl. Ugie dreams in have a library for children in Singaraja (North of Bali), her hometown. Before, working as an English Teacher at MEI and in a local NGO, she arrives at Student Village with her helpful smile.

Ibu Kadek Puspa and Ibu Kadek Mega

Chef and cooker

Kadek Puspa is our Balinese mother and chef, bringing to our table the best of local and international cuisine. She is always looking for something fresh, healthy and organic to feed us with a large list of options. Together with lovely Kadek Mega, they make our meals a delicious time.

Made and Putu

Our beloved support team

Putu and Made make sure the place is clean and ready for the kids when they are back from school.

Like all Balinese, they are always willing to help. We ask that our students help them as well!

Agung and Mura

Our beloved maintenance team

Agung and Mura are those kinds of invisible guys who make everything happen. All the paths and support from our village goes trough their hands. Sooner or later you will need these guys help.

Pak Made Oka


A local from our beloved banjar SIban Kaja, Pak Made Oka is a funny guy who knows every little place in Bali. He doesn’t need google maps to take us safely around the island!

Ibu Nyoman


If you like our beautiful edible garden, join your hands to our gardeners. With her deep knowledge of all medicinal and traditional Balinese plants, Ibu Nyoman is responsible for putting fresh and organic vegetables on our table.