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After the Fire

It’s been two weeks since the fire which destroyed the first three floors of Pasar Badung, and severely affected our medical and office equipment. We are still calculating the total cost of the damage. Pasar Badung has been completely evacuated and closed. We are extremely thankful however to have our Sanur clinic, and our Secretariat office…

Fire at Pasar Badung – all YRS staff safe

Dear friends and supporters, As some of you may have heard, Pasar Badung, where YRS is located on the 4th floor, was afflicted by a very severe fire yesterday. According to news reports the fire was burning for more than 11 hours. The extent of the damage to the inside of the market is not…

Our Action-Packed January!

YRS has had an absolutely action-packed start to 2016. Flash Charity Bali, a group of Indonesian and expat women who hold fundraising luncheons for various charities in Bali, visited our clinic to make a generous donation and express their enthusiasm to partner with YRS. On 25 January, we received a group of international journalists in…

Our Fantastic 2015 & Plans for 2016

Happy New Year to all our friends and supporters! YRS spent a lot of time in 2015 developing our second Five Year Strategic Plan, the major components of which are based on our new aspirational statement: Towards 2020 YRS will ensure fewer Balinese women develop female cancers, and more enjoy good sexual and reproductive health….

Record turnout for Mobile Clinic in Bontihing

YRS staff were overjoyed by the enormous turnout to their Mobile Clinic in Desa Bontihing, North Bali, on Saturday October 3. 290 people attended the Mobile Clinic, which was conducted in the Bontihing Bale Banjar, beneath a 120-year-old durian tree. General health check-ups and sexual and reproductive health services were delivered, as well as an…

Cerita Pasar – Market Stories 1

YRS conducted a mobile clinic next to the fish market in the village of Kedonganan, South Bali, on August 19. For the first of YRS’ monthly Cerita Pasar – Market Stories, Gung Ayu, an outreach worker, describes her experience. “We were surrounded by the typical smell of fish and faced with the hot sun and…

Mobile Clinic Services in Singaraja

  A mobile clinic was conducted in Singaraja at the local community center (Balai Banjar Lebah Desa Kaliasem) on Saturday, 9 May 2015. YRS was invited by the local leader to offer sexual and reproductive health services because they are not usually provided in the area. YRS conducted the education and medical services from 8am…