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Helping Bali - Addressing needs for Water and Women's Health

Posted on 21 April 2018
Helping Bali - Addressing needs for Water and Women's Health

Rotary Club of Southbank has over many years supported, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Bali Taman, Indonesia, and the Rotary Foundation, a number of projects delivering water to remote villages and addressing needs of Women's Health to the Bali community.

Bali's economy is very dependent on tourism so challenges such as the Bali Bombing in 2002 and the recent eruption of Mount Agung have a deep impact on this community.

These projects were initiated following the Bali Bombings in 2002 when Rotary Club of Southbank raised over $100,000 in donations and a trust fund was established to support the long term needs of the community in Bali.

Since this time, projects have been implemented in partnership with our sister club, The Rotary Club of Bali Taman and continue to be supported by visits from members to Bali.

With funds contributed from Rotary Club of Southbank and the Rotary Foundation through Global Grant #1635710, the Rotary Club of Bali Taman are currently performing a combination of pap smear tests, Women's health education and IVA tests (In vitro activation) to support women's health needs on the island.  The project aligns itself with Rotary's focus area of maternal and child health.
  • Pap Smear Test: Once a week
  • Women's health education: 3 times a week
  • IVA Test: Twice a week

The target for 12 months of operations for the 2017-18 year includes 520 pap smears, 2600 IVA tests, and education of 3120 women in women's health issues which to date is about 50% achieved.

Below are a list of other projects undertaken by Rotary Club of Southbank

  • 2002 Launched Southbank Bali Trust and raised in excess of $100,000 for Bali.
  • 2006 Water Project
  • 2014 Water Project Bulian Village GG75732
  • 2016 Women's Mobile Health Clinic
  • 2018 Women's Mobile Health Clinic GG1635710

For Further Information, please visit:

https://www.facebook.com/balitaman.rotary

https://www.rotary.org/en/about-rotary/rotary-foundation

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