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Rotary Club Bangkok South Friday presentation 2011


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A brief outline of the activities of Rotary Club Bangkok South.

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Rotary Club Bangkok South Friday presentation 2011

  1. 1. The Rotary Club of Bangkok South Rotary International District 3350 12/12/2010
  2. 2. The Club <ul><li>One of the oldest, largest and most diverse of Thailand ’s 270+ Rotary Clubs. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in 1961. </li></ul><ul><li>110 members representing 20 countries. </li></ul><ul><li>A unique tradition, culture and spirit. </li></ul><ul><li>100% of funds raised are spent on charity projects and no administrative fees from the club are charged. </li></ul>12/12/2010
  3. 3. Our Projects 12/12/2010
  4. 4. Clean Drinking Water for Schools <ul><li>Our signature programme. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 350 systems installed in nearly 40 provinces. </li></ul><ul><li>Providing hygienic water for over 100,000 children, and their families. </li></ul><ul><li>Work with local Rotary Clubs, sponsors, villages and schools to install and ensure ongoing maintenance of the systems. </li></ul><ul><li>System and technology (reverse osmosis) is supplied at cost and includes ongoing maintenance. </li></ul>12/12/2010 [email_address]
  5. 9. <ul><li>We take over 250 severely handicapped children for a day at the beach at the Royal Varuna Yacht Club. </li></ul><ul><li>These amazing children enjoy the sand, the surf and fellowship with friends, Rotarians and volunteers. </li></ul><ul><li>More than 150 RCBS members and friends including students and teachers volunteer their time. </li></ul><ul><li>Cost for the day is approximately ฿ 200,000. </li></ul>Kids Day Out 12/12/2010 [email_address]
  6. 14. Luang Sit Student Scholarships <ul><li>The Luang Sit Memorial Scholarship Fund provides grants to needy students wanting to attend tertiary education institutions. </li></ul><ul><li>Grants are channeled through the Foundation for the Welfare of Needy Schoolchildren, under the patronage of Her Majesty the Queen. </li></ul><ul><li>The fund provides grants to students all over the country, with over 130 assisted this year. </li></ul><ul><li>The programme was established in 1964 and has helped many hundreds of students graduate. </li></ul>12/12/2010 [email_address]
  7. 17. Some of Our Other Projects <ul><li>Library kits for schools: ฿ 300,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Low Income Community Projects, Bangkok: ฿ 362,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Caulfield Library Braille Paper: ฿ 100,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Thungmahamek School for Deaf – Sign Language Course, Scout Camp, Hearing Aid Batteries: ฿ 70,000 </li></ul><ul><li>B an Bang Boon Aids Hospice: ฿ 204,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Sparrow Home (for children whose mothers are in prison): ฿ 70,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Redemptorist Vocational School for People with Disabilities – specialized cushions for wheelchair-bound students: ฿ 260,000 </li></ul>12/12/2010 [email_address]
  8. 18. <ul><li>Rotarians and friends solicit money on Silom Road </li></ul><ul><li>Over 100 corporate and individual sponsors </li></ul><ul><li>Thousands of private donations </li></ul><ul><li>During the past 13 years it has raised almost ฿ 19,000,000 (US$ 630,000) for charitable projects. </li></ul>Coins on Silom 12/12/2010 [email_address]
  9. 25. Annual Golf Tournament 12/12/2010