International Projects

 

EMPOWERING YOUTH CAMBODIA

Thank you David Hayes for this terrific update:  "Attached is the report from Empowering Youth Cambodia concerning the assistance provided to the Youth School community following the disastrous fire in January.

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MAJOR MILESTONE SUCCESS for GECAF

How wonderful to receive the following fantastic update about our Give Every Child a Future initiative - a Rotary 100 Year Centenary project.

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RED ILLUMINATED TOWN HALL

End Polio Now Day last Thursday in Melbourne, saw our Melbourne Town Hall lit up in breathtaking red!  Thank you PP Robert for organising this with our MCC.  

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CHRIS WANG - GIVE EVERY CHILD A FUTURE

Thank you Chris for providing a succinct update on our "Give Every Child a Future" R100 Centenary Project.

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SEEING SUCCESS OF END POLIO NOW

Thank you PP Quin Scalzo for this outstanding report from CNN which warms the heart: "Africa begins countdown to being polio free as Nigeria marks 3 years without disease".  https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/21/health/africa-countdown-polio-eradication/index.html

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END POLIO DAY - 24 OCTOBER

Did you know that if we stopped vaccinating, within 10 years, as many as 200,000 children could be paralyzed by polio!  The picture shows the places in our world, who are working hard to End Polio Now!

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Donations In Kind

Rotary Donations in Kind Store (DIK) Footscray. This Rotary created warehouse is a hub for collecting goods donated in bulk such as hospital beds and equipment, and school desks for charitable purposes. Rotary volunteers support DiK store by helping to sort and load containers for shipment to local and off-shore projects.  

For more information on how to become involved, contact the club office.

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DIK - OUR DONATIONS ARE ON THEIR WAY

The following is the latest news on the shipment from DIK to the survivors of Typhoon Ompong.      

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TYPHOON OMPONG & OUR IMMEDIATE RESPONSE

Typhoon Mangkhut, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Ompong, was a strong typhoon which struck the Northern Philippines islands on 14 September 2018 with disastrous flooding.  Thanks to Bob Glindemann, Ruth Carlos Martinez and Members,  a call to action was undertaken successfully.

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ROTARY UNICEF 'GIVE EVERY CHILD A FUTURE'

Chris Wang and his team are continuing to raise interest and support from our Club for the "Give Every Child a Future" project which will initially immunise 100,000 children in 9 Pacific Countries whilst also being a sustainable ongoing immunisation into the future. 

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