From misfits to outfit designers

The white walls of RC Kankaria, D 3051’s Rotary Vedic Apparel Training Centre, are decorated with fabric, thread and instructions in Gujarati on the different types of sewing patterns. A group of Rotarians give instructions to freshly qualified trainees on their D Day — an opportunity to get placed in big textile houses like Arvind

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RYLA atop a hill

Sitting on the banks of the sparkling Kodai Lake and listening to stories of leadership from the life of Dr APJ Kalam is everything I could ask for, says an emotional participant of D 3000’s CLIFF RYLA 2015. The chief guest Dr V Ponraj, former Scientific Advisor to Kalam, completed his 55 minute lecture

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Where physiotherapists excel

The story of little Raghav, who was facing death in February 2011, is heartrending. The four-year-old child had damaged his neck bone in an accident and was at a risk of permanent paralysis. After multiple surgeries he was discharged but needed extra help. When he enrolled at the AN Chaturvedi Rotary Physiotherapy Centre, his head

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A hidden beauty of Mumbai discovered

The finest part of Mumbai was just under our nose and we never paid heed to its beauty,” commented Rtn Karthik Sha, RC Bombay Seacoast. He was referring to the Heritage Walk recently organised by the National Society of Friends of the Trees (FoT) and the Rotary Clubs of Bombay Seacoast and Mumbai Queen’s

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25 years of Eye Care

Kumar felt helpless when his daughter decided to spend the money she had saved for her marriage on his cataract surgery. “Bade aspatal mein ilaj karvana chahti thi (She wanted my treatment to be done at a big hospital),” he says. The next day a mobile van arrived in the village and ophthalmologists conducted screening

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A green funeral

When one man dies, he takes a tree with him. We don’t have that many trees left. Think about the future,” says Rtn Indrajit Barot, RC Mehsana, D-3051. Passionate about people switching over from traditional methods of cremating bodies to the much more eco-friendly gas based crematorium, he and his other club members have been

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