People = Money = Projects!!

Hundreds of years ago, bartering was how people survived, exchanging one commodity for another. Even in this day and age this can still be found in many countries where people lived isolated and simple lives. For example: I grow corn, you grow bananas, we exchange and now both communities have variety of foods. However in […]

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Hello Bali Lovers, Activists, and Do Gooders

 My name is Chris Sperduto also known as Helmet Man and now the proud incoming President of the Rotary Club Bali Canggu for the upcoming year starting July 1st. This letter is to introduce the community to a great opportunity to get involved and to make a lasting difference on this wonderful Island we are […]

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FROM DISAPPOINTMENT, TO DELIGHT…!!!

Rotary Club Bali Seminyak worked long and hard on a project that would give a bus to the Puspadi Bali Foundation. Puspadi Bali works across the island providing 100% free services to handicapped and disabled community members. The Foundation supplies wheelchairs, does physiotherapy, makes and fits prosthetics, brings information about safety practices, diabetes, and much […]

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Follow the Path Less Travelled!

Do not go where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path,  And leave a trail (Ralph Waldo Emerson).   As many fellow Rotarians before us, my husband David and I are following a non-traditional path in a foreign country. We sold our home in Australia and moved to “The Island of […]

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The Three Rs, – Reading, (W) riting and Rotary!

I am sure that 99.9% of readers of the Bali Advertiser, experienced an education whereby monetary payment was not an issue? From Playschool or kindergarten to primary and secondary education it was free and there was no escape!! Or do I hear a few murmurs? “I played truant, / I wagged it”??? But ultimately those […]

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Helping the Children of Bali

As we all know Bali is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world and people travel from far and wide to come visit this tropical island .. enjoy sunsets and cocktails on the beaches, wonder at the endless stretches of green rice fields, the tropical rainforests abundant with palm tress and most of all the […]

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IN A TIME OF CRISIS, LIFE GOES ON….

Welcome to the latest news from Rotary Club Bali Seminyak (RCBS).  There have been dramatic changes here in Bali since our last published message.  Our calm environment has been rattled by Mt. Agung’s apparent interest in erupting…we just don’t when or even if!  In the meantime, RCBS has responded by delivering dozens of water filters to evacuation camps, […]

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Teach somebody how to read, they’ll have that for a lifetime.

The Rotary Club of Bali Lovina is an English-speaking Club with enthusiastic members from several countries. Our club holds biweekly meetings every second Wednesday from 10.00 am till 11.00 am in the Tempo Doeloe restaurant, Jalan Binaria Kaliasem-Kalibukbuk Lovina (near the dolphin statue).  We are involved in projects primarily aimed at assisting the less fortunate people of Buleleng […]

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