List of Projects: from 2018 to present
Our mission is to generate global good through local service in the greater Canggu community, focusing on education, kids and environment care; to build community; to lead by example; and to bond in mutual support.Service above self
School Supplies for Lombok
2 major earthquakes hit Lombok in July and August of 2018. Many schools were completely destroyed. We started an education project to bring backpacks full of supplies to schools in Lombok. Cost of each backpack $10 we were very honoured to have Bonito Jewelry with a donation of 200 backpacks, for which our club were to match this amount. We have already collected AUD1,000 worth of school supplies through private donors. Distribution of books, writing materials and backpacks for school and recyclable material, in favor of the non-use of plastic, to more than 300 students among the three schools in the area hit by the tremendous earthquake in the north of the island of Lombok. During the meeting we wanted to highlight the more educational version of the project: the non-use of plastic to the students.
Rotarian Tricia, along with founder of Bonito Jewelry have delivered 352 backpacks filled with school supplies in March. Thanks to Rotarian Donna Greene for helping collect supplies from private donors. Also our heartfelt thanks to RC Melville Australia (District 9465) bringing so much more!
NW FURQON Bayan - 93 students
SDN 4 Tegal Maj - 145 students
SDN 5 Sigar Penjalin - 114 students
Rebuilding Lombok after the Earthquakes
The earthquakes of 2018 resulted around 80% of houses in north Lombok area completely damaged and people found nothing left after going back to what might be left of their homes. In addition to our District Disaster Relief effort, our club has also been rebuilding houses at a cost of IDR 2,500,000 each. We have already built 45 houses with donations from Sister Clubs (i.e. RC Wauchope District 9650, RC Redland Sunrise Inc. District 9630, RC Misbourne Matins District 1090, RC Zagreb Maksimir District 1913, RC Melville District 9465 with a contribution of AUD4,000) and private donors, e.g. Mr. Indraneel Datta of Boho Bingin Beach, our Rtn. Daphne, Rtn. Patricia and Rtn. Dr. Claus. Our Rotarian Lucienne Anhar of Tugu Hotels has built over 900 homes in Lombok. This project is on-going and with our recent Gala Dinner, we have more fund to build more houses.
Rebuilding/Renovating a House in North Bali
To rebuild/renovate a home in the north of Bali, for an economically challenged family. This is a joint project with funding provided by Rotary District 3211 of Vaikom in India.
Programme for Coffee & Cocoa Farmers
RCBC is proud to support sustainablity, education and resilience, starting with cocoa and coffee farmers in Jembrana. The Climate Field School, started by Pererenan based su-re.co, which stands for: Sustainability and Resilience Co. (su-re.co), a young environmental think and do-tank based in Bali, Indonesia. They synergise climate change, energy and circular business. We will work with su-re.co to give full support to local Balinese farmers access to clean energy and an education in climate-smart agriculture. video click here
Our 1st Gala Fundraising Dinner
We have organised the first annual gala fundraising event on the evening of 30th March, 2019. The event was partially sponsored by Tugu and benefits the following projects:
Lombok rebuilding houses at a cost of IDR 2,500,000 (USD 170) each. The club has already built 45 houses with donations from Sister Clubs and private donors.
Education: bringing backpacks full of supplies to schools in Lombok with Lucienne Anhar and Bonito Jewellery. Cost of each backpack $10 goal to match Bonito donation of 200 backpacks. We have already collected AU$1,000 worth of school supplies through private donors.
Education Su-re.co: sustainability - resilience - company along with the MET (meteorological) Dept of Indonesia - training cocoa and coffee farmers how to adapt to climate change. Also to become organically certified, and ship internationally.
All funds are 100% allocated for charity as per Rotary Rules and Guidelines. Photos click here, and more photos
Salam Orphanage new toilets & bathrooms
Salam Orphanage in Tabanan is a school & home for children whose parents cannot afford to feed & clothe them. These parents are usually tenant farmers with other children are Bali’s poorest of the poor. This is a joint project with Rotary Club of Wauchope (District 9650), and has been ongoing for a number of years and continues to assist in funding, managing and physically completing the building porjects. The recent work was done with visiting Rotarian Paul Pollett from RC Wauchope by building four new toilet and shower facilities attached to sleeping barracks and an additional septic tank. The previous toilets were old, unsanitary, dilapidated and some distance from the sleeping barracks which was a serious issue during the night time & during the raining season. Photos click here
Nippers to Lifeguard Certification
Through Nikki's Melbourne Cup Event that was organised at the James Cook Sports Bar in November 2018, some fund was raised and was used to sponsor 2 teenagers from Canggu area to attend a 10-day Balawista Badung (Bali Surf Life Saving organisation) Lifeguard Certification Programme. They were from our previous Nippers Balawista Programme and we are so proud of Agus and Prema. Photos click here