Club Committees/ International Services

International committee is chaired by Mike and here follows a resume of what they do.

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Chairman: Mike Hall

Deputy Chairman: Doug Elliott

Within Rotary International there are 6 'Areas of Focus'.

        The Committee wishes to support the following projects.

Water & Sanitation:-

  • We are considering a sponsored event based on 'Roll out the Barrel', for WaterAid.
  • Supporting the District's project in Eshowe, South Africa to put a toilet block & water storage tanks in each of 3 rural schools. 

Education:-

  • Kaloko Trust  - supporting a school community in Zambia.
  • Meg Fletcher's Kinamba project in Kigali, - possible link with Rotary Club of Virunga.
  • Donation to Daniel's school in Ghana linked with Low Furness Primary School.
  • Mary's Meals in Malawi.
  • Donation to Harry Barron teaching English speaking in schools in Sri Lanka.

Disease Prevention:-

  • REMIT purchase of Mosquiti nets.
  • Support World Malaria Day 25th April 2014.
  • Continue support of  'End Polio Now' campaign, World Polio Day 24th October 2013.
  • Support Vision Aid Overseas - spectacles collected through local opticians.
  • Support Second sight to provide cataract operations in India.

Economic & Community Development:-

  • We have no specific projects in mind but believe that by supporting the above projects the Communities involved will benefit and develop.

Peace & Conflict Resolution:-

  • As  above we have no specific projects in mind.

Disaster Relief:-

  • We keep a sum of money ready to support any Disaster. To fund this we have our annual Duck Race.
  • We are considering supporting 'DisasterAid' a charity providing essential equipment.