Our Vision & Our Dreams Rotary Club of Mumbai Lakers was conceptualized in the aftermath of 26/11. Bringing together successful businessmen / professionals who wanted to give back to Society. Aim and objectives is to give back to the Community at large, their need based requirements Our Club History
Bicycle Project was started, 19 Apr, 09; where bicycles were donated to school children so that they can travel I to schools in far off villages.
Sports for the under privileged, Football & Handball coaching kicks off, organised by RC Bombay Pier, sponsored by DK Pharma, 19 Apr 09 and co hosted by us. This coaching is done weekly for a football and handball team.
Birthday party for under privileged, a monthly event, for the 60 kids of NGO Vidya at Phule Nagar.
Voter Awareness Drive, a door-to-door campaign, jointly with NGOs Janagraha & JIM’ 26 th to 29 th Apr 09.
Movie for 100 kids of Phule Ngr, organised by RC Bombay Pier, co organised by us, 18 th May 09 and co-organised by us.
Lakers’ Charter Nite at Rodas, 11 June 09
Distributed 50 umbrellas in the slums near Bhagtani Complex, 5 th Jul 09;
Donation-in-kind drive in Hiranandani Complex in aid of NGO Vidya, Sisters of the Poor, a home for the aged & Wadia Children's Hospital, 13 th to 18 th Jul y’09
Health check up for under privileged, j/w Parivartan of IBS & India Development Foundation, benefitting 240 people on the
17 th july 09.
Charity shoe sale (fundraiser), 6 th to 9 th august 09;
Environment Awareness drive, ‘Eco Ganapati’, 10 th to 12 th aug 09, joint venture with Haiko Mall;
Vocational Service Awards given to 10 persons, 13 th August 09;
Lakers’ Mango Dolly Nite, a fundraiser, 3 rd Oct 09;
Diwali party for the 85 specially-abled chldren at Bal Anand, Chembur, 15 th Oct 09
Donated 2 incubators and baby warmers and one phototherapy unit at Sarvodhya Hospital. for neonatal care for premature and undernourished infants. This donation was done with the assistance of DSG funds from Rotary District.
FUTURE PROJECTS PROJECT: Construction of Check Dam on River Khari LOCATION: Dam Site: BHUJ RAINFALL 5 To 14 inches annually POPULATION : Around One Lakh Fifty Thousand inhabitants would benefit from this project. Local Communities are Hindus , Muslims, Jains, Brahmins Rabaris , Harijans and around 2000 cattle. EDUCATION INFRASTRUCTURE : Good educational Institutes like the Law College, Engineering ,Arts, Commerce, Science Colleges are located nearby. LOCAL COORDINATOR IN SERVICE Gramya Shilpi , a Registered NGO from Bhuj working with Water Harvesting/Conservation projects in Kutch District Since 1994 will be assisting us. They have so far carried out 150 such projects.
FUTURE PROJECTS DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT WORK: The Project involves the construction of Check Dam on the River Khari. This river passes from western direction of Bhuj. The catchments area is about 10km away from this river. This project will stop the water from just flowing away and give it sufficient time to percolate within the subsoil thereby increasing the water table.
FUTURE PROJECTS CHECK DAM SITE ON RIVER KHARI: The increase in water table will benefit the villages of Kodki, Ratiya,Makhna etc with a population of around 2 lakh inhabitants. At present there is some salty water (internal and underground Surface) found in this area but the quality of water will be improved upon by the collection of rain water. There will be more agricultural tilling as this water stored can be used for Agriculture and Human needs CHECK DAM SITE ON RIVER KHARI: The increase in water table will benefit the villages of Kodki, Ratiya,Makhna etc with a population of around 2 lakh inhabitants. At present there is some salty water (internal and underground Surface) found in this area but the quality of water will be improved upon by the collection of rain water. There will be more agricultural tilling as this water stored can be used for Agriculture and Human needs
FUTURE PROJECTS ESTIMATED PROJECT COST: $ 49,900 PROJECT BENEFIT Many villages and around 2 Lakh Local Human and Animal Population TIME REQUIRED Around 12 months from the start of the project CERTIFICATION Gramya Shilpi, would obtain the Work Completed certificate from the Local Gramya Panchayat or the Project Architect.
FUTURE PROJECTS Donation of van for disabled children
FUTURE PROJECTS Up gradation of Sarvodhaya Hospital
WRITE UP OF RCML IN PLANET POWAI Lakers donate incubators to Sarvoday Hospital By: Staff Correspondent Powai - 13 December 09 : Powai - 13 December 09 : 'Lakers' as they like to call themselves, are a lot of enthusiastic Powaiites who have starts a new chapter of Rotary Club based in Powai. RC Mumbai Lakers (Lakers) within its first few months of charter, completed their DSG project for 2009-10. The Lakers have donated 2 incubators (baby warmers) and a phototherapy unit to the maternity department of the Sarvoday Hospital being run by a private charitable trust, in Ghatkopar, Mumbai. The unit was in inaugurated at 10am on the 28th November, '09, at the hands of DG TN Subramanian, in the august presence of first lady Vidhya, trustees and doctors from the Sarvodaya Hospital with a group of enthusiastic Lakers and their friends. Sarvoday is strategically located on LBS Marg, within minutes of Ghatkopar Station and has a large catchment of very deserving patients, particularly from the nearby Parksite. Parksite, extending from Ghatkopar to Vikhroli, houses a large migrant, daily-wage, under-privileged and hence deserving population in Mumbai. Sarvoday's maternity ward had only one unfunctional incubator while it handles about 150 deliveries a month. i These baby-warmers are very essential in neonatal paediatric care, particularly in the case of pre-term, low weight babies. The photo-therapy unit was found to be much needed in cases of neonatal jaundice. One more such unit is being provided. The incubators help in maintaining neonatal body temperature and hence in the prevention of other complications, in cases of premature and complicated deliveries, thereby mproving