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A brief of what Rotary Club of Vasco da gama has been doing in International Service & TRF !

A brief of what Rotary Club of Vasco da gama has been doing in International Service & TRF !

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  • Rotary Club of Vasco da gama
  • Rotary Club of Vasco da gama Chartered on 2nd December 1966 45 active members Average age of Rotarians: 45 years TRF Contributions till date: > $100,000 Major Donors: 6 Paul Harris Fellows: 101
  • TRF Programmes Our Club actively participates in most TRF programs. GSE Team – Our Club has given 2 leaders and 3 team members Our Club has hosted 8 out of last 10 teams which have come to our District
  • International ServiceOur Club has been outstanding in gettingInterntioanl Service projects. The first one waswith Rotary Club of Lindum-Lincoln UK as a WCSfor ‘Ashadeep Special School’ way back in thelate 1990’s
  • Saving LivesOur Club is the founder of ‘All Goa Rotary ClubsTrust’ to support the Saving Lives project inpartnership with RC Birmingham, UK.A total amount of $100,000 has been spent fortraining the Goa Police, Fire Services &Paramedics
  • Special childrenOur Club in partnership with Rotary Club ofCottleville/Weldon Spring, District 6060, District6840 and RI District 7260 handed over a SchoolBus worth $ 20720 to ‘Ashadeep Special School’and also supported the School withPhysiotherapy and other equipment.
  • Polio NIDOur Club actively participates in thePolio NIDs and also gets someInternational Rotarians each year tojoin us !
  • Basic education Our club in association with RC Westhampton , RC Easthampton, RC Southold D-7260 donated 65 benches and 130 chairs to Bhuvan’s Vikas Vidyalaya
  • Video ColposcopeOur club in association with RC Wigan,donated a video colposcope to help inthe detection Cervical cancer.
  • Local CommunityWe also provide small things as bus-shelters needed by the local community
  • ToiletsOur Club constructed over 20 toilets inschools and villages in partnership withRC Westhampton , RC Easthampton,RC Southold D-7260
  • Safe Drinking waterOur club has set up 3 safe drinking water treatment units with help Rotary Club of Waynesboro, District 7350. The project cost is $13500
  • Hearing AidsOur Club has distributed around2000 hearing aids to the needy allover Goa and in our District 3170
  • Sewing Machines Our Club has done 2 Matching Grants projects to get 660 Sewing machines for poor and needy women all over the District.
  • Upgrading School Libraries Our Club jointly with RC Dabolim is provided books worth $23000 to 24 schools all over Goa (and some outside Goa too)
  • LCD Projectors Our Club is providing 10 LCD projectors to the Schools in Mormugao to give the children a new tool to understand how things work.
  • Benches & Chairs Our Club is providing benches and chairs to Regina Mundi School and Yalingeshwar High School to give better and comfortable seating arrangement for the students.
  • Women in India 40 million women in India are considered to be poor. Our Club aims at doing its best to make as many as possible self- reliant We have started a vocational training Centre at Sada apart from donating Sewing machines to the needy women
  • International projects (Italy) Our club was the International partner for a project for training 15 blind people in Napes, Italy and distribution of 3 laptops to the best students.
  • International projects (USA) Our club is the International partner for a project for educating residents of West Monroe, Louisiana, USA on Water Conservation. Project cost: $10,000
  • International projects (China) Our club is the International partner for a project in China to provide safe drinking water to 8 villages. Project cost $42000
  • We care for the Environment Our club is one of the 11 founding members of ‘The Sustainability Trust’ The Trust encourages all Rotarians to do four things:  EDUCATE – themselves, their Rotary colleagues and their community about the reasons why we all have to reduce carbon emissions  DEMONSTRATE - how everyone can save money in the process,  INNOVATE - with ideas promoted by their Rotary Club to reduce carbon emissions through the development of appropriate projects.  DONATE - via The Sustainability Trust to a Rotary project
  • The future We are always on the lookout for doing more in the community. 1.Basic Education 2.Water & Sanitation 3.Women Empowerment 4.Maternal & Child Health 5.Community Development
  • How it works The International partner raises $3000 The International district allocates DDF of $3000 RC Vasco da gama raises $1000 District 3170 allocates DDF of $1000 TRF matches the contributions with $6000 The project of $14000 can be done Your own contribution is multiplied 4 to 5 times before it reaches the beneficiary
  • How we raise our share All our members contribute on an average $300 annually We organise fundraisers to raise some more money Despite being a developing nation, India currently ranks No. 2 in TRF collection world-wide Rotarians realise the strength they have of being part of an International organisation for doing good in the world…
  • Contact Us You may visit our website www.rcvasco.org To know more on how YOUR CLUB can partner with us to DO GOOD IN THE WORLD… drop in a mail to Rtn. Prakash Saraswat – TRF Chair prakash3170@gmail.com TOGETHER WE CAN !!!!