Club Matters – April 2020

RC Papanasam — RID 2981

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DG N Manimaran inaugurated the ‘Honesty Shop’, a project the club is executing for the 20 years, to commemorate Gandhi Jayanthi. It is an unmanned shop and will function for the day. Public can take articles, put the money in a cash box and take the balance amount, if any, by themselves.

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RC Tiruchirapalli Fort — RID 3000

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DG Zameer Pasha gave certificates to the third batch of 20 women for completing a tailoring course being organised by the club under a DDF grant.

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RC Sonipat Midtown — RID 3012

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A health check-up camp was held for children of Future Pride Academy at the Batla Heart and General Hospital. They were screened for general ailments and given consultations.

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RC Godavari Palakol — RID 3020

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A computer system with accessories costing ₹1 lakh was donated to enhance a digital classroom at the Zilla Parishad High School at Konteru village in Palakol Mandal. The club has spent over ₹8 lakh for its adopted schools this year for providing notebooks, school bags, classroom furniture, lab equipment, computers, laser printers and other requirements.

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RC Jalgaon West — RID 3030

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Three computers with camera and virtual eye software were donated to the Blind School, Chalisgaon. The software would provide audio for reading textbooks for the visually-impaired children and has voice recording facility.

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RC Alwar — RID 3053

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Warm clothes were distributed to elderly women in an anganwadi near Ganga Mandir. Under the club’s ­Chumantar programme, elderly, needy people were ­identified and given warm clothes and blankets to ­protect them during winter.

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RC Dadra Nagar Haveli — RID 3060

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In a massive greening mission, the club planted over 10,000 saplings covering 33 acres across 17 locations. Club President R K Nair had initiated the project during his installation.

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RC Roorkee Midtown — RID 3080

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In its continuing efforts to create traffic awareness, the club has been pasting reflectors on E-rickshaws. In the first two phases, 100 reflectors were pasted on such vehicles.

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RC Sirhind — RID 3090

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An LED Smart TV was presented to a government school, Badhouchhi Khurd. Club President Ashwani Singh, ­Secretary Rajesh Chopra and Rtn Gopal ­Bimbrah ­sponsored the TV set which was handed over in the ­presence of ­Rotarians and school staff.

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RC Jalna Central, RID 3132

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The club members trained two women with partial vision to make paper bags and helped them sell the 2,500 bags they made. DG Suhas Vaidya launched the project.

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RC Mumbai Elegant — RID 3141

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Two hundred kangaroo bags were donated to the ­Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Cooper Hospital, Juhu, to help mothers strap their low-weight, ­premature babies onto their chest to maintain a healthy body ­temperature for the newborns. These bags can be used by over 1,000 women as they can be sterilised and reused to reach out to more premature babies.

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RC Bicholim — RID 3170

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The club has upgraded the sanitation facility at the Bicholim Primary Rotary School by constructing four toilet blocks and handwash stations. More than 340 students benefitted from the project.

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RC Mangalore — RID 3181

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The club donated a sewing machine to Sharadha ­Training Centre on the premises of Ramakrishna Tapovana at Polali. The centre has been offering tailoring skills for needy women to help them earn a decent income.

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RC Kovaipudur — RID 3201

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DG Madhav Chandran inaugurated three renovated classrooms at the Government Higher Secondary School in Pichanur village. A safe drinking water unit was set up at Government Higher Secondary School, Kulathupalayam.

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RC Nagercoil Gems — RID 3212

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A three-wheeler costing ₹94,000 was given to Suganthi, a polio-affected person, to help her commute to workplace and back home. DGND Idhayam Muthu handed over the vehicle to the beneficiary.

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RC Vellore Cosmos — RID 3231

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Dustbin and tray fillers were given to the OPD at the ­Government Pentland Hospital in the town. Bedsheets were provided to an old-age home at the Annai Teresa Convent complex in Shenbakkam.

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RC Chennai Nolambur — RID 3232

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A dengue awareness campaign was launched in coordination with the Chennai Corporation. The residents took oath to keep their premises clean.

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RC Jamshedpur East — RID 3250

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The Rotarians visited Narayanpur village and interacted with local doctors and health volunteers to understand the needs of TB patients. The club is holding TB ­awareness sessions for the last five years.

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RC Bhubaneswar Toshali — RID 3262

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The club members planted 200 trees on the eve of Ganesh Puja at the Jharapada area. They also distributed 4,000 fruit and flower bearing saplings to devotees at the puja mandap in the presence of legislator Ananta Narayan Jena.

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