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What a highly commendable foundation!

Date August 29, 2022

Rotarians couldn't complain…..the ‚soto ayam’ was delicious!

from left to right: Risto Poskiparta (RCBND), Karl-Heinz Schmelzer (RCBND), Claude Hoffmann from Luxembourg, Syta Plantinga (Founder and CEO of Kolewa), Dr. Kors Jan van Alphen (Kolewa), Jean-Marie Hoffmann (RC Luxembourg-Horizon)

Today started with a visit to Kolewa, a foundation that works for physically disabled children to give them a chance for a decent place in society.

One of the big sponsors is us, the Rotary Club Bali Nusa Dua, together with the RC Luxembourg-Horizon, RC Tokyo-Kojimachi and also RC Carnegie-Collier (Pittsburgh US).

In cooperation with the Dharma Yadnya Hospital, the best possible preparation of the patient for the operation as well as the necessary aftercare is guaranteed.

As soon as the patient arrives at Kolewa, the patient and the accompanying parent are accommodated. Necessary preliminary examinations are carried out before the patient is taken to the hospital 2 days later. After the operation by Dr. Asmarajaya, the patient remains in the hospital for 1-2 days before the approximately 10 days follow-up at Kolewa starts.

Finally, the patient is examined again and discharged. The Rotary Club Bali Nusa Dua then books the return flight and the start of a new life can begin.

It was very nice for us and also our guests from Luxembourg to see how the young people are taken care of: with a lot of professionalism and with a lot of heart. ❤️❤️❤️


Coincidentally, Syta Plantinga, the founder and director of Kolewa, also had her birthday today.

The entire visiting Rotary team enjoyed the delicious birthday cakes. Thank you, Syta!

from left to right: Two beautiful decorated birthday cakes; Applause for Syta; Syta cuts her birthday cake.

yummy. yummy. yummy.


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