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How Does Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset Choose Its Projects?

How Does Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset Choose Its Projects?

Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset [RCBUS} is noted for its hand-on projects which, year after year, enhance the lives of people in Indonesia.  As a Club, RCBUS identifies a need, compares it to the 7 focus areas [peace building and conflict prevention, disease prevention and treatment, water sanitation and hygiene, maternal and child health, basic education and literacy, community economic development, and protecting the environment] of Rotary International to see if the possible project would allow us to support the mission of Rotary International, plans the implementation of the possible project using volunteer...

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Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset Inducts Its Newest Member

Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset Inducts Its Newest Member

On Monday, 29 November 2021, Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset [RCBUS] inducted its newest member, Dr. Tania Setiadi.  She is sponsored by Marion Hook, current member of RCBUS. Dr. Tania is a general practitioner who has always had profound interest in brain ageing. She obtained her medical doctor degree in 2005, and Master of Biomedical Science (majoring in anti-ageing medicine) from Udayana University, Bali, Indonesia in 2014. In 2016, she continued her doctoral studies in the Department of BSCS, UMCG – University of Groningen, The Netherlands. The main focus of her research is...

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Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset Celebrates The Season and Explores A Project

Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset Celebrates The Season and Explores A Project

Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset [RCBUS] celebrated family, friendships, and the Christmas season on December 19, 2021.  We gathered with our families at Widja Restaurant in Ubud to enjoy the fellowship that membership in Rotary provides, eat delicious Balinese food, and open gifts. Small children and their elders alike enjoyed the festive spirit of the gathering, and we were honored to have Rich Foss, an RCBUS alumni, join in our fun. On December 11, 2021, two RCBUS members, President Hans Schmid and Marion Hook, traveled from Bali to Burau, Kalimantan, and then on...

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Access To Clean, Running Water

Access To Clean, Running Water

Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset [RCBUS] is a member of Rotary International which is an international service organization whose purpose is to bring together community leaders in order to provide humanitarian services and to advance goodwill and peace around the world. One way RCBUS serves this purpose is to implement water projects in various villages in East Bali. On Sunday, 14 November several members of RCBUS traveled to the village of Seraya in Karangasem to survey the area to determine if it is suitable for another RCBUS water project. Rotary Clubs* in Ubud...

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Bogies for Bali – A Successful Fundraiser for Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset

Bogies for Bali – A Successful Fundraiser for Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset

And with that success comes gratitude, much gratitude for all who made the event a great fundraiser and a lot of fun,  Not only did Handara Golf & Resort Bali provide a marvelous setting for the golf tournament, the Handara staff could not have been more helpful with the myriad of details it takes to manage a golf tournament.  Specials thanks goes to General Manager Shan Ramdas for his support, to Anggi for answer at least a million questions, to Holly for keeping us up to date with lists, and to Gilang for...

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The Ultimate Recycling: The Pebble In the Pond

The Ultimate Recycling: The Pebble In the Pond

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and hit hard, there were challenges in my life and in the lives  of millions of others in our country. Our team was so busy trying to figure out how to keep the  business going, how to help support front line workers, how to show up as support for all of our  partners and, yes, how we might use this as an opportunity to grow by being nimble and by  being willing to explore other platforms to continue our important work. And so we did. We ALL  had...

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Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset Reactivates Its Speakers Program

Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset Reactivates Its Speakers Program

On 27 September 2021, Dr. Tania, a neurologist from HoviAssisted in Saba, addressed the Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset [RCBUS].  The doctor, who received her degree from a university in the Netherlands, spoke of the opportunities and benefits that HoviAssisted offers to the elderly who face memory challenges or who need assistance while performing the activities of daily living [ADL].  These services are also offered to post-stroke patients and those recovering from hip fractures and head injuries.  Dr. Tania explained that the program at HoviAssisted is modeled after a very successful program used...

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E-Club Cologne, Germany and RCBUS Form Partnership

The Rotary e-Club Cologne and Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset [RCBUS] are excited to announce the creation of a partnership which will support each other’s humanitarian projects in our respective communities.  Such projects include Sewing for Living, a project which teaches Balinese women skills to become financially secure while working from home; and the WEHEA Project which works to save the rain forest, the home of the Dayak people in Kalimantan, helping to ensure the safe habitat of orangutans and many other endangered animals.  Both clubs will jointly work at establishing cultural exchanges...

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Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset – People of Action

Who are the people who are members of Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset [RCBUS]? We are people of action, people who want to be impactful in our communities, people who want to create sustainable, positive change around the world, in our community and in ourselves. Over the next few months, we would like to introduce you to these people who make a substantial difference in Bali. Some of us live in Ubud: others live in other areas of the island. To accommodate everyone, we alternate meeting places between Pukako Bisma, a panini shop...

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Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset – People of Action

by Marion Hook Who are the people who are members of Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset [RCBUS]? We are people of action, people who want to be impactful in our communities, people who want to create sustainable, positive change around the world, in our community and in ourselves. Over the next few months, we would like to introduce you to these people who make a substantial difference in Bali. This is an introduction to our President, President Elect, Secretary and Fundraising Chair. KARTIKA or “TIKA” DEWI is the President of RCBUS and definitely a...

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