The picture shows President of Penrith Rotary Club Malcolm Boyd with North-West District Rotarian Kevin Walsh, giving a donation to Sunny Akuopha the President of Bamako West Rotary Club from Mali, West Africa. Sunny was visiting Cumbria as part of a UK visit to foster his relationship with local Rotary Clubs.
Mali, in West Africa is one of the poorest countries in the world. Two thirds of the country is desert and rainfall is variable and unpredictable. Clean drinking water and basic medical care and supplies are a constant challenge. Appleby and Upper Eden Rotary Clubs have been involved with Sunny for some time and the Penrith Club took the opportunity of presenting him with
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more On Sunday the club organised an International Meal at Giannis restaurant. With 47 people attending, Gianni opened the restaurant for this special occasion and after lunch members attempted a Quiz on Italy set by Rotarian David Brown. A policy decision has
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more Emma and Sarah will be departing soon for Kumaffi in northern Ghana, where they will work in an orphanage, caring for and teaching the children, under the auspices of a charity named Plan My Gap Year. They have paid for their own expenses and raised more
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