Micro steps to empower women

Women beneficiaries of a ­microfinance project being ­implemented by RC Chennai Galaxy, D 3232, have become successful ­entrepreneurs with regular ­training imparted to them at the two ­centres of SPS India ­Foundation, an NGO. This ­multi-district project ­involving ­international partners — RC Geleen, the Netherlands, ­District 1550,

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Swachh Bharat rallies in RID 3000

To promote Swachh Bharat, D 3000 undertook awareness rallies involving school and college students, Rotarians and the public, Rotaractors and Interactors through its clubs recently. This  was the second Navaratna project to highlight clean environment with a strong focus on public health and personal hygiene, as also

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Inspired to give

Spanning a large geographic area District 3160 can surpass $1 million in giving to The Rotary Foundation as time and again the Rotarians across the 69 clubs here have demonstrated that they have a big heart and this annual target can be achieved despite the usual excuses such as no airports,

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Solar power brightens hamlet

Veloshi, a tribal ­hamlet on the lap of the ­Sahyadri mountains in ­Maharashtra’s Thane district, now sports a bright, resplendent look at night, thanks to solar street lamps and home bulbs installed by RC ­Mumbai Bandra Kurla ­Complex, D 3141, in ­partnership with The Green I ­Initiative

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Rotaractors rock and roll in the Maldives

Clean beaches, clear blue water and no hawkers ­bothering us. I wish we could make India this ­beautiful,” says Abhishek ­Bandodkar, a ­Rotaractor from the ­Rotaract Club of ­Bombay Juhu Beach, D 3141, recalling his “fun, ­no-nonsense, affordable and ­memorable” six-day International RYLA at the Maldives. The

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Handwash Day puts focus on hygiene

Smiling children with ­placards in their hands greeted the ­Rotarians of District 3232 at ­Pathipaga ­Chemmal K ­Ganapathy ­Government HS School in ­Chennai during an ­awareness event to mark Global ­Handwashing Day. Over 2,000 students ­participated in a talk on ­handwashing techniques and how to adopt best

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