Grooming leaders

To impart leadership qualities in youth, RC Mangalore, District 3180, recently conducted the Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) programme for the newly formed Interact club members of the Sharadha Vidyaniketan Public School in Mangalore. . More than 100 students, along with the Interactors, took part in the programme. Sessions on leadership skills,

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Digitising Schools in Tamil Nadu

I truly value the enormous efforts of the Rotarians to upgrade government and government-aided schools in Tamil Nadu to become E-learning centres. This will make education more enjoyable and easy for the children, especially in the rural belts, where they can’t even speak fluently,” says a government school teacher, one of the 110 teachers attending

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Recharging villages with borewells

When the members of RC Nasik, D 3030, visited the rural communities surrounding Nasik for a dental cum health check-up camp, reality knocked them hard on their faces when they saw the villagers suffer from lack of clean and safe water. “We saw women folk walk miles daily to collect water from open holes dug

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Gifting smoke-free kitchens

We used to collect wood, chop and store it, but in the rainy season with the wood getting damp, we struggled to light it and it also gave out more smoke,” says Sabita, a resident of Katangdhara village near Nagpur. This situation was even harder for the woman to bear as she

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Literacy comes first here

Literacy was my priority for the year 2014–15, during my tenure as District Governor, because we wanted to support Rotary’s Literacy Mission,” said IPDG Satpal Gulati, D 3120. As a result, all the 69 clubs of the District focused on promoting literacy in their region and their activities revolved around improving infrastructure

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