Projects

 

New water tank is celebrated with prayers and offerings

New water tank is celebrated with prayers and offerings

As individuals and as Rotarians, we feel very fortunate to be living in Bali. Bali has been good to us, and we want to reciprocate by helping Balinese find solutions for the challenges they face. Lots of people talk about making a difference. Our club really does.

Rotary is about people helping people. Bali seems prosperous to the casual visitor.  But once away from the tourist centres, the story can be very different. Yes, there is poverty here. Many children don’t go to school. There are communities without access to clean water. Many people live in inadequate housing. There are schools without books, schools with substandard toilets. There are many bright, hard-working young people with no hope of a job. Bali’s environmental issues include waste management  and declining rice production. Our club’s projects address these issues and more.

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Current & Ongoing

Songbawong Karangasem Water Project

This project will capture spring water high up in Bali’s Gulinton region and gravity feed down to the existing Sombawong system. This will provide additional water during the dry season allowing further distribution tanks to be added. Thus providing clean drinking water to a further 50 families.

this project is fully funded through the support of the Colorado Springs Interquest Club in Colorado USA.

Our projects reflect the wide range of Rotary service areas

We have several projects in development right now, from water, sanitation and hygiene in Bali schools and villages, to maternal and child health and hygiene in East Bali and impoverished villages on neighboring Sumba – our plate is close to full but with some projects coming to a close we are starting some more as you read this.

Water, basic health services and education in Karangasem have been a long term interest and a broadening focus for the club.

Yes we work with the Ubud Rotoractors to support child education

For more details on our projects, how we decide the clubs priority, our stewardship process and how you can get involved, please contact us at info@rotarybaliubudsunset.org.

Projects in Need of Funding

Projects at Bali Ubud Sunset

Some of the following projects are in desperate need of funding. Once outside the tourist areas, Bali is still very poor and very 3rd World. Villages with no water; schools with no water; schools with no writing materials or book; elders with cataracts so they are basically blind and need constant care from other villagers; villagers with other vision problems sometimes remedied just by glasses; school buildings that leak in the rainy season and need roof repairs and a new paint job to brighten the classrooms; and HIV, which is still expanding in Bali because of ignorance and lack of knowledge or medicines! Won’t you please contact us to see how easy it is to help these wonderful people?

What can you or your club do?  You are very welcome to help us with any of these projects where 100% of the monies goes directly to the Balinese that actually need the help.  Please look at: http://rotarybaliubudsunset.org/how-to-contribute/ and decide which project(s) you wish to help with, then contact us.

We are expanding this list with more details to come:

  • Happy children!

    Bali Children’s Foundation – Providing scholarships for children in Northern Bali through the BCF, a long established group that coordinates the ongoing program of scholarships for children from elementary (primary school) through to senior high and university. The scholarship provides tuition fees, uniforms, books, transport & a meal where needed, etc. Costs per annum are approximately – Elementary $250, Junior High $350, Senior High $500. A sponsoring can provide any number of scholarships at any level. The Foundation will supply invoices, student details and reports as required.

We currently have an application in for a district grant for 6 junior high students.

  • Basic Health Services – Through a local regional charity, Rumah Sehat Foundation, Ubud Rotary has started a program to provide basic clinic, particularly mothers and infants, services to the less fortunate communities in Karangasem Region in East Bali. They provide a ranges of assistance including Healthy days for villages with medical doctors, nurses, dentists, etc., free medication, and where special help is needed make arrangements and in some cases financial assist. A healthy day cost depends on the size of the village, so for say 500 people in the day will cost from $2500 to $4000.

They have also recently opened a vocational school to provide training in English and basic computer skill to better prepare the early school leavers for a career in hospitality in the local resort industry. Scholarships are $100 per student for the 6 month program.

  • Eye Testing at Fawcett Mobile Clinic

    Eye Testing at Fawcett Mobile Clinic

    Support John Fawcett Foundation. JFF has mobile labs that travel around Bali to small villages and does eye exams, supplies glasses and does cataract surgeries! Our club wants to sponsor at least two village visits this year. Cost is US$2,500 per village which covers approximately 400 consultations, medication, glasses and up to 20 cataract operations on the day. All operational expenses are covered by JFF. We are hopeful of doing 2 more this Rotary year, one with a District Grant and one from International support. Next year will be similar.

  • MobileLibraryKidsBooksMobile Library Rotaract project – The mobile library is an Ubud Rotaract Club initiative where Ubud Rotary assist with funding new books for the library (boxes of books) and writing material (paper and pencils) for schools Provide writing paper and pencils to primary school children in poor schools. US$650 will provide writing material and pencils for about 1500 students.
  • Starting them early

    Starting them early

    Hygiene Program. We support various hygiene programs, generally school based, by providing toothbrushes, toothpaste and hand soap to schools and communities in needy areas. This may involve members and guests going to schools with one of our local Ubud Rotaracts to deliver the hygiene program. We then give out toothbrushes, etc. and have the kids practice. Less than US $300 would provide materials for about 200 of children. This may also providing materials to a foundation for their programs, such as, Rumah Sehat.

  • Sumba Kids enjoy bathing and splashing in water from wells funded by - who else - Rotary!

    Sumba Kids enjoy bathing and splashing in water from wells funded by – who else – Rotary!

    Water projects for Karangasem East Bali. The Rotary Club of Bali Ubud Sunset has been involved in water projects in the Karangasem region of East Bali for a number of years. Over many years a rapport has been established with the local communities and through a respected local person a priority list has been established. Effectively the club project team solicits funds from international donors, mainly Rotary clubs, and works with the villagers, who mainly live in the mountains on the upper slopes. During the dry season, for up to 8 months they often have the fetch water from the rivers in the valleys which for some villagers may result in a 3-4 hours walk every day to bring water up to their family. We help to find an acceptable solution with a design and scope. A local hardware store is then engaged to supply the given scope with progress payments and a final reconciliation after the work is checked and functioning correctly. The village members do the installation while club members provide technical support and assist with commissioning. Over the past 11 years there have been 16 projects completed and all continue to supply water as designed. Project costs have varied from US$1500-10000 depending on if a well must be drilled or water can be collected from a spring, how many distribution tanks are needed and how much pipe is required to distribute the water. The average system provides water to 80 to 400 families.

  • From this

    TEMUKUS SD#5 WATER AND SANITATION After

    To this

    Water and Sanitation projects for schools. Many schools have limited or no access to clean drinking. And few have toilet facilities. These projects vary in scope and cost and in the past involved Global Grants. Many schools have no water supply and even those with a government connection find the supply unreliable and not suitable for drinking. The scope of such projects may be as simple as installing a head tank through to drilling a bore, pumps tanks and a sanitation block. Costs depend on scope, location and have ranged from US$1,000 up to 30,000 for a GG. We currently do not have such a project.


  • Kids reading their new books in Tenganan

    Kids reading their new books in Tenganan

    Rural Area Kindergarten and school books and paper and pencils. The aim of this project is to supply reading books and stationery materials to schools in remote areas. These villages do not have the opportunity to see the tourist dollar and therefore struggle to purchase materials needed to assist with learning.10,000,000 rp = US$743.

  • Kindergarten children at Laplapan get their helmets thanks to the Viceroy

    Kindergarten children at Laplapan get their helmets thanks to the Viceroy

    Helmet Project Protect. The aim of this project is to supply helmets to all children between the ages of 3 and 6 in an effort to protect them in case of motor bike accidents. Sunset Rotary Ubud involved in the distribution to two groups of grade 1 students, in 2015. This year we have distributed 100 helmets to year 1 students in Ubud and a further 100 to a kindergarten in Tegallalang. In addition the child safety the program offers corporate and rotary sponsors to have their logos on the helmets, thus attracting corporate sponsorship. The helmets cost approximately 90,000 rp each (about US$7) with the sponsors and Rotary stickers affixed.

  • Bali Children’s Project. This project involves supporting the kindergarten teachers of the Bali Children’s Project in Ubud to sponsor the school with teacher training and ongoing mentoring. Sunset’s role would be to support funding of workshops/ classroom demonstrations and regular meetings. Funding needed – under 50,000,000 rp = US$3,900
  • HIV Prevention and care for women– distribute HIV info to key populations, one-step HIV/STI treatment services, comprehensive medical and psychosocial support for people who are identified as HIV positive. HIV prevalence, i.e. the percentage of the total population infected, is the second highest in Indonesia after Papua. The rates of HIV are high in high risk populations like gay men (26%), people who inject drugs (50%) and female sex workers (15%) but we are also seeing increasing numbers of housewives infected presumably by their husbands. One survey of pregnant women found 0.7% positive for HIV, nearly 1 in 100. 80,000,000rp = US$6,000.
  • Easy to catch AIDs in prisons

    Easy to catch AIDs in prisons

    HIV for prisons– To eliminate barriers to access to care for those at risk for HIV infection and to provide free and early HIV testing and treatment to save lives and prevent the spread of HIV in Bali. Since Bali prisons have no budget for health services means that when they leave prison they may be HIV carriers which will infect more people. 36,000,000 rp = US$2,700

  • Bali Peduli– To eliminate barriers to access to care for those at risk for HIV infection and to provide free and early HIV testing and treatment to save lives and prevent the spread of HIV in Bali. Budget needed – up to 179,500,000 rp = US$13,135. Includes HIV testing, STI testing, x-ray exams, monitoring of HIV patients, and HIV and TB awareness training in seven district prisons. http://rotarybaliubudsunset.org/cat-project/past-projects/

Projects Needing Funding

Projects in Need of Funding

Projects at Bali Ubud Sunset

Some of the following projects are in desperate need of funding. Once outside the tourist areas, Bali is still very poor and very 3rd World. Villages with no water; schools with no water; schools with no writing materials or book; elders with cataracts so they are basically blind and need constant care from other villagers; villagers with other vision problems sometimes remedied just by glasses; school buildings that leak in the rainy season and need roof repairs and a new paint job to brighten the classrooms; and HIV, which is still expanding in Bali because of ignorance and lack of knowledge or medicines! Won’t you please contact us to see how easy it is to help these wonderful people?

What can you or your club do?  You are very welcome to help us with any of these projects where 100% of the monies goes directly to the Balinese that actually need the help.  Please look at: http://rotarybaliubudsunset.org/how-to-contribute/ and decide which project(s) you wish to help with, then contact us.

We are expanding this list with more details to come:

  • Happy children!

    Bali Children’s Foundation – Providing scholarships for children in Northern Bali through the BCF, a long established group that coordinates the ongoing program of scholarships for children from elementary (primary school) through to senior high and university. The scholarship provides tuition fees, uniforms, books, transport & a meal where needed, etc. Costs per annum are approximately – Elementary $250, Junior High $350, Senior High $500. A sponsoring can provide any number of scholarships at any level. The Foundation will supply invoices, student details and reports as required.

We currently have an application in for a district grant for 6 junior high students.

  • Basic Health Services – Through a local regional charity, Rumah Sehat Foundation, Ubud Rotary has started a program to provide basic clinic, particularly mothers and infants, services to the less fortunate communities in Karangasem Region in East Bali. They provide a ranges of assistance including Healthy days for villages with medical doctors, nurses, dentists, etc., free medication, and where special help is needed make arrangements and in some cases financial assist. A healthy day cost depends on the size of the village, so for say 500 people in the day will cost from $2500 to $4000.

They have also recently opened a vocational school to provide training in English and basic computer skill to better prepare the early school leavers for a career in hospitality in the local resort industry. Scholarships are $100 per student for the 6 month program.

  • Eye Testing at Fawcett Mobile Clinic

    Eye Testing at Fawcett Mobile Clinic

    Support John Fawcett Foundation. JFF has mobile labs that travel around Bali to small villages and does eye exams, supplies glasses and does cataract surgeries! Our club wants to sponsor at least two village visits this year. Cost is US$2,500 per village which covers approximately 400 consultations, medication, glasses and up to 20 cataract operations on the day. All operational expenses are covered by JFF. We are hopeful of doing 2 more this Rotary year, one with a District Grant and one from International support. Next year will be similar.

  • MobileLibraryKidsBooksMobile Library Rotaract project – The mobile library is an Ubud Rotaract Club initiative where Ubud Rotary assist with funding new books for the library (boxes of books) and writing material (paper and pencils) for schools Provide writing paper and pencils to primary school children in poor schools. US$650 will provide writing material and pencils for about 1500 students.
  • Starting them early

    Starting them early

    Hygiene Program. We support various hygiene programs, generally school based, by providing toothbrushes, toothpaste and hand soap to schools and communities in needy areas. This may involve members and guests going to schools with one of our local Ubud Rotaracts to deliver the hygiene program. We then give out toothbrushes, etc. and have the kids practice. Less than US $300 would provide materials for about 200 of children. This may also providing materials to a foundation for their programs, such as, Rumah Sehat.

  • Sumba Kids enjoy bathing and splashing in water from wells funded by - who else - Rotary!

    Sumba Kids enjoy bathing and splashing in water from wells funded by – who else – Rotary!

    Water projects for Karangasem East Bali. The Rotary Club of Bali Ubud Sunset has been involved in water projects in the Karangasem region of East Bali for a number of years. Over many years a rapport has been established with the local communities and through a respected local person a priority list has been established. Effectively the club project team solicits funds from international donors, mainly Rotary clubs, and works with the villagers, who mainly live in the mountains on the upper slopes. During the dry season, for up to 8 months they often have the fetch water from the rivers in the valleys which for some villagers may result in a 3-4 hours walk every day to bring water up to their family. We help to find an acceptable solution with a design and scope. A local hardware store is then engaged to supply the given scope with progress payments and a final reconciliation after the work is checked and functioning correctly. The village members do the installation while club members provide technical support and assist with commissioning. Over the past 11 years there have been 16 projects completed and all continue to supply water as designed. Project costs have varied from US$1500-10000 depending on if a well must be drilled or water can be collected from a spring, how many distribution tanks are needed and how much pipe is required to distribute the water. The average system provides water to 80 to 400 families.

  • From this

    TEMUKUS SD#5 WATER AND SANITATION After

    To this

    Water and Sanitation projects for schools. Many schools have limited or no access to clean drinking. And few have toilet facilities. These projects vary in scope and cost and in the past involved Global Grants. Many schools have no water supply and even those with a government connection find the supply unreliable and not suitable for drinking. The scope of such projects may be as simple as installing a head tank through to drilling a bore, pumps tanks and a sanitation block. Costs depend on scope, location and have ranged from US$1,000 up to 30,000 for a GG. We currently do not have such a project.


  • Kids reading their new books in Tenganan

    Kids reading their new books in Tenganan

    Rural Area Kindergarten and school books and paper and pencils. The aim of this project is to supply reading books and stationery materials to schools in remote areas. These villages do not have the opportunity to see the tourist dollar and therefore struggle to purchase materials needed to assist with learning.10,000,000 rp = US$743.

  • Kindergarten children at Laplapan get their helmets thanks to the Viceroy

    Kindergarten children at Laplapan get their helmets thanks to the Viceroy

    Helmet Project Protect. The aim of this project is to supply helmets to all children between the ages of 3 and 6 in an effort to protect them in case of motor bike accidents. Sunset Rotary Ubud involved in the distribution to two groups of grade 1 students, in 2015. This year we have distributed 100 helmets to year 1 students in Ubud and a further 100 to a kindergarten in Tegallalang. In addition the child safety the program offers corporate and rotary sponsors to have their logos on the helmets, thus attracting corporate sponsorship. The helmets cost approximately 90,000 rp each (about US$7) with the sponsors and Rotary stickers affixed.

  • Bali Children’s Project. This project involves supporting the kindergarten teachers of the Bali Children’s Project in Ubud to sponsor the school with teacher training and ongoing mentoring. Sunset’s role would be to support funding of workshops/ classroom demonstrations and regular meetings. Funding needed – under 50,000,000 rp = US$3,900
  • HIV Prevention and care for women– distribute HIV info to key populations, one-step HIV/STI treatment services, comprehensive medical and psychosocial support for people who are identified as HIV positive. HIV prevalence, i.e. the percentage of the total population infected, is the second highest in Indonesia after Papua. The rates of HIV are high in high risk populations like gay men (26%), people who inject drugs (50%) and female sex workers (15%) but we are also seeing increasing numbers of housewives infected presumably by their husbands. One survey of pregnant women found 0.7% positive for HIV, nearly 1 in 100. 80,000,000rp = US$6,000.
  • Easy to catch AIDs in prisons

    Easy to catch AIDs in prisons

    HIV for prisons– To eliminate barriers to access to care for those at risk for HIV infection and to provide free and early HIV testing and treatment to save lives and prevent the spread of HIV in Bali. Since Bali prisons have no budget for health services means that when they leave prison they may be HIV carriers which will infect more people. 36,000,000 rp = US$2,700

  • Bali Peduli– To eliminate barriers to access to care for those at risk for HIV infection and to provide free and early HIV testing and treatment to save lives and prevent the spread of HIV in Bali. Budget needed – up to 179,500,000 rp = US$13,135. Includes HIV testing, STI testing, x-ray exams, monitoring of HIV patients, and HIV and TB awareness training in seven district prisons. http://rotarybaliubudsunset.org/cat-project/past-projects/

Past Projects

Integrated Program for Health and Health Education for Women, Babies and Children in Kali Ngara, Sumba

A 2-year program to address the serious health problems, inadequacies of health care, and need for health education, especially with women and small children

RCBUS has worked with Yayasan Harapan Sumba (YHS) on previous projects providing water and toilets to rural villages on the island of Sumba. The total budget for the two year program is $20,000, of which $4,500 has been raised; we seek the remaining funding. Here is their statement of the need:

Traditional Sumba home

Traditional Sumba home

Most of us take good food, abundant clean water and access to education and health care for granted. In Sumba, these are all rare.

This is one of the poorest provinces in Indonesia, with about 75% of the population living in poverty. Over 25% of the people are clinically anaemic and malnourished, including almost all pregnant women. A third of the population is illiterate. Only about 20% of children finish elementary school. Infant and maternal mortality are the highest in the country.

read more…

Banjar Aas Water Projects

RC Bali Ubud Sunset is the host club for the water project at Banjar (village) Aas, which is actually a series of projects totaling US$13,500, funded by five Rotary clubs:

Rich Foss at Aas with well bore

Rich Foss at Aas with well bore; yellow water tanks in background await a successful bore.

  • The deep well project was just completed, funded by the RC Ignacio in California with a $6,000 contribution.
  • The group of families at Kelompok Bluu was funded by RC Bozeman in Montana with a $1,500 contribution which is not yet started. This will go for distribution tanks and pipe for these families.
  • The top tank and connecting pipe was funded by $1,000 in donations from RCBUS member Sylvia McGroarty and friends in Canada. This is completed except for the hook up.
  • RC Colorado Springs Interquest contributed $1,000 for the distribution tanks and pipe.
  • The remaining $3,500 will come from funds from the former RC Bali Ubud to supply distribution tanks, pipe, and connections.
Our well contractor, Rich Foss & Bill Schneider at bore site in Aas

Our well contractor, Rtns Allan Star & Bill Schneider at bore site in Aas

The entire water project at Banjar Aas is funded at $13,500. A lot of loose ends are still to be resolved and completed. The next step is to find a pump for the well and build a hand-washing facility at the well site which is also the wantilan (meeting place) for the Banjar. This will necessarily include a storage tank. Download the current update on this project in Powerpoint (pdf). This is also the site at which Yayasan Rumah Sehat has built a ‘nurses room’ where Rtns. Ray and Sue Bishop of RC Bali Taman hold frequent health fairs. RC Bali Taman and RC Hope Island in Australia are the drivers behind this effort.

RYLA Pilot Project

ANOTHER WAY OF CONDUCTING RYLA…A PILOT PROGRAM The RCBUS RYLA Committee is proposing a different format for RYLA, Rotary year 2014-2015. It will be a club-sponsored RYLA, planned and implemented by RCBUS in cooperation with Rotaract Club Ubud. This is intended as a pilot program.

Past RYLAs have included rock climbing exercises

Past RYLAs have included rock climbing exercises

Briefly, this RYLA will be 3 days in duration, held in the Ubud area, and be limited to 20 participants. Of these 20 participants, 20% will be current Rotaracts and 80% will be non-Rotaracts. RYLA nominees will be screened via an application form (used in previous RYLAs) and interviews. Two objectives (in addition to those listed above) are: 1.  Increase the membership of Rotaract Club Ubud and in turn prepare Rotaracts to become Rotarians; and, 2.  Define the purposes of both Rotaract and Rotary and instill those leadership traits that lead to embracing ‘Service above Self’. These objectives will be met through multiple approaches including team games; team projects; multimedia; motivational speakers, etc. Funding will be from RCBUS’ allotment of District Designated Funds. See documents: Proposal for RYLA 2015 RYLA 2015 Budget  

Research and Demonstrate Sustainable Dry Land Farming in NW Bali

Test corn compared with local variety

Test corn compared with local variety

RCBUS will oversee a project in northwest Bali developed by the Biosphere Foundation with funding from the Australian government’s Direct Aid Program (DAP) to:

  • Research and promote new staple and cash crops
  • Research and promote dry land farming techniques
  • Research, demonstrate and promote sustainable growing techniques.
Biosphere-measuring trees

Learning to measure tree saplings

The project is being implemented in partnership with local farmers and several Indonesian groups. The ultimate aim of the project is to reduce encroachment on the natural resources of the surrounding National Park, both terrestrial and marine. These resources are of primary importance both ecologically and economically to the district of Buleleng. They are the main attraction to visitors who come to the area. Download Biosphere Foundation DAP proposal (pdf).  

A significant record of accomplishment

We have accomplished a great deal since we were chartered in 2008 – over 30 projects in five years. Below are just a few examples. Download this list (pdf)  for our project history.

Global Grant Funds HIV/AIDS/STD Clinic

Even high tech equipment requires Balinese offerings

Even high tech equipment requires Balinese offerings

A new HIV Clinic opened in Ubud, Bali in July 2013, with the help of Rotary funding secured by Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset (RCBUS). Klinik Anggrek, which also treats all kinds of STDs, is housed in the general health clinic Puskesmas Ubud II in Sayan Ubud.

Test results are available within one hour, and counseling is immediate. As of April, 2014, the clinic had conducted over 462 tests for HIV and STI, with 396 total patients and 771 visits – proof of a vital need in our area.

Clinic exam room

Clinic exam room with equipment purchased with Rotary Global Grant funding

A Rotary Global Grant funded the renovations and testing equipment; it also funded medications, medical personnel training and community educational outreach for one year. Funds from RCBUS and three California Rotary Clubs (La Jolla Golden Triangle, Blythe, and Carlsbad High-Noon) were matched by funds from The Rotary Foundation for a total of US $57,000. Funding is currently sought for the clinic’s second year of operations.

Read a brief summary on the growing threat in Bali and Indonesia.

Global Grant Funds Payangan Schools Water/Sanitation/Hygiene Training

Our club’s major focus for 2010-2011 was our first Global Grant, a project that provided a reliable water supply, toilets and hand-washing basins to five elementary schools in the rural district of Payangan. Additionally, school staff, students and families of these students were given basic health training with an emphasis on hand washing.

This project was financed by RCs La Jolla Golden Triangle, San Diego Downtown Breakfast, and District 5340, in addition to The Rotary Foundation, for a total of $33,000.

Water Project in Temukus

This project brought water into a remote village to ensure year-round water availability.

New water tank is celebrated with prayers & offerings

The village of Temukus is located in the dry area of Karangasam, East Bali and has a population of approximately 500 villagers.  During the dry season, the closest water source is 1000 meters uphill and the path is difficult and dangerous.  This project brings water into the village and ensures water availability year round.  Water is delivered by gravity, a simple approach requiring minimal maintenance.  Budget $5500.

Water source for the village, high on Mount Agung

The project came in under budget to the extent that the village was able to run additional piping from their new water tank to two nearby villages which were also hampered by access to water.

The dirt track “road” to Temekus is subject to frequent landslides, as is the track to the trailhead leading to their spring. A recently married Rotaracter couple has donated 1000 saplings to the village for planting to prevent further roadside erosion.

Water and Literacy

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Children receive box of new learning materials

This project provided teaching and learning materials for two Ubud elementary schools and water projects in four Ubud schools.  Budget $18,150.  Funded by RC Kelowno Ogopogo.  Matching Grant.

Literacy

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Carmi is able to join her friends at school

RCBUS has accepted funds for poverty level children who are screened and selected through Yayasan YKIP.  In this case a child named Carmi was chosen so she could continue her elementary school education. Private donation Budget IDR 2,500,000

More Successful Projects Completed

Water and Literacy

This project provides teaching and learning materials for two Ubud elementary schools and water projects in four Ubud schools.  Budget $18,150.  Funded by RC Kelowno Ogopogo.  Matching Grant

Pilot Waste Management and Recycling Training

A one year program  to train students and staff of a high school plus the staff of adjacent warungs (local eateries) in recycling. Training, monitoring, bins and collection supplied by EcoBali Recycling.  RCBUS sponsored two bins and will assist with monitoring. Neighbors have sponsored other bins. Private Funding IDR 4,400,000 from Bali Buddha:  IDR 490,000 from RCBU

Water Project Bayung Gede

This project will provide water to the villagers in Bayung Gede, a community of 2500 with no access to water during the dry season.   The project provides piping, a generator, a pump and 2 water storage tanks.  The villagers provide labour.  RC Seaside District Simplified Grant.  IDR 98,161,000.  Funded by RCs Seaside, Warrenton, Tillamook, North Tillamook, Forest Grove Daybreak, USA, RC Manningham Australia, and private donations.

 

Batu Kesini Water Project

A well and two water tanks provided to a poor village in East Bali.  Rotary Club Ubud and Ubud Rotaracters are overseeing the project.    Budget $10,000.  Funded by RCs Ignacio, Foster City, Colorado Springs, Menlo Park.   Matching Grant.

 

 

Literacy

Learning tools, books and furniture for Umah Anyar elementary school SD3 in Pejeng Kaja. Direct Donation RC Woodside-Portola Valley USA Budget $3,576

Completion of Bridge

Completion of a partially constructed bridge in the area of Kerta, Tabanan, Bali. Use of the bridge reduced travel time by at least one hour to fields, markets and schools for over 1,000 people.  Direct Donation by anonymous donor. Budget $1,000.

 

 

 

Aid to Children

Corporate Sponsorship from Duty Free Shops / LVMH with the stipulation that financial support be allocated to aiding young children. Project proposal in process.  Private donations from Executive Lynette Johnson and matching donation from LVMH. Budget up to $10,000.

Literacy and Health

Funded by RC Paso Robles, this project provided books and sports equipment to a school in the district of Payangan. District Simplified Grant from RC Paso Robles Budget $1500

 

 

 

Literacy

RCBUS accepts funds for poverty level children who are screened and selected through Yayasan YKIP.  In this case a child named Carmi was chosen so she could continue her elementary school education. Private donation Budget IDR 2,500,000

 

 

Poverty Level Housing

RCBUS accepts funds to provide housing for poverty level families who are either selected by the donor or screened and selected through Yayasan YKIP.  Private donation Budget IDR 100,000,000

 

 

 

Training Farmers to Increase Yields

This project provided training for Balinese rice farmers in the system of rice intensification, which can increase yields while using less rice seed and water and without agricultural chemicals.  Over 200 communal rice organization (subak)  leaders all from over Bali have been trained and they have passed the training on to farmers in their communities. Private Funding (Funding Network UK) Budget IDR 710,000,000

 

Basic Literacy Training on Flores island

This project provided transportation, medical insurance and associated costs for two volunteer teachers to travel to Pulau Besar island off of Flores and teach basic literacy there for one year.  Funded by RC Bali Ubud Sunset with a budget of IDR 10,000,000.

 

 

Water and Literacy

Funded by RCs Ignacio, Woodside and Central Marin, this project provided teaching and learning materials to four Ubud schools, water for one school, school supplies to Panti Asuhan and camera equipment for multimedia courses to Campuhan College.  Budget US$24,633.  Matching Grant

 

 

Elementary Schools: Literacy

Funded by RC Redding Riverview Sunset this project provided teaching and learning materials to four Ubud schools.  Because of a favorable exchange rate, we were also able to provide a printer to Campuhan College.  Budget US$17,525  Matching Grant

Community Service: IT support

RC Carringbah, Australia, brought IT volunteers to Bali to provide advice/support for Campuhan College.  Self-funded

Community Service: Kindergarten books

Funded by Diane Parker and friends, eight kindergartens in Tampak Siring were supplied with books and building blocks.  Private Funding  Budget IDR 5,180,248.

 

 

 

Elementary Schools: Water and Sanitation

Funded by RC Ignacio, RC Novato and RC Central Marin, this project provided water tanks, deep wells and toilets for five Ubud schools.   Budget US$15,022.   Matching Grant

 

 

 

 

Community Service: Playground Renovation

Funded by private donations from Diane Parker and friends, Rtns Janet Molloy, Sue Winski, Lloyd Hassencahl, Alisa Chazani and Marilyn Carson, RCBUS repaired, painted and added playground equipment as a community service working with teachers and village leaders. Rtn Janet Molloy also installed a wash basin, painted the classroom inside and out, and donated numerous books.  Private Funding IDR 5,238,800

Laptops for training for students of poverty level families

Campuhan College: Funded by RCs La Jolla Golden Triangle, Alexandria, Minneapolis, and Minneapolis South, this project provided 15 Mac laptops, two external tera back-up hard drives and a dry box to Campuhan College.  This equipment is used to teach technical skills in multi-media and graphic design to high-achieving sponsored students from poverty-level families.  This training will allow young people to move into well-paying jobs or open their own businesses.  100% of students who complete this training have found jobs, or continued their education.    Budget $14,950.  Matching Grant

Disaster Relief

Donations to victims of the Java floods, Yogyakarta earthquake and Sumatra earthquake including AUD$2,000 from RC Manningham.  Total donated IDR 28,381,828.

Toilets and Water Tanks – Sumba Island

Sumba Water Tanks/Toilets: Funded by RCs Seaside, Astoria, Portland Pearl and Lake Oswego (district 5100), this project provided 34 community rainwater catchment tanks and 196 family composting toilets in a very poor, dry area of Sumba.   Budget $25,487  Matching Grant

 

 

RCBUS & Rotaract Library Project

Rotaract Library Project: Funded by RC Ignacio via MG #69874, this project provided library books to several rural elementary schools in Payangan, along with activities and games which encouraged children to read for pleasure.  IDR 9,000,000