International and Foundation/ The Guildford Eye Project
Wed 21st September 2016 at 7.30 pm - 10.30 pm
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now renamed as Global Sight Solutions will come to talk to us about this Rotary project.
In 1997 Guildford Rotarian S N Das MBE, an eye surgeon and consultant ophthalmic surgeon, started the project in and around Kolkata (Calcutta) with a personal ambition to restore the sight of 100,000 people!
Aided by a generous grant system from the worldwide Rotary Movement, the £15 cost of a cataract and other similar operations can be funded by a donation of JUST £5 FROM YOU.
THE GUILDFORD ROTARY EYE PROJECT provides:-
Training for eye surgeons
Microscopes and laser equipment etc.
Mobile eye screening camps
Facilities for additional treatments
Strives to ensure self sufficiency for all eye units
These eye hospitals are currently carrying out an impressive 40,000 operations per annum
MUCH MORE CAN BE DONE WITH YOUR SUPPORT in the Indian sub continent, in Africa and in other economically emerging countries.
A donation of just £5 can enable the blind to see again!
More information and to make a donation: www.guildfordrotaryeyeproject.org.uk
We were delighted tonight to welcome 2 visitors from New Zealand. Peter Garnett, who is the Immediate Past District Governor of District 9910 and a member of East Coast Bays RC, and Elaine Meade who is a member of West Haven RC and was their Founder President.
Shelterbox at the Flowershow
Southport Links Rotary Members man the Shelterbox stand at the Southport Flowershowdetails
Liverpool City RC in Uganda
Rotarian Colin Kershaw talking about the involvement of his club, Liverpool City, in Uganda.details
Rotary Community Corp of Carriacou
Rotarian Dale Worthington visits Top Hill Care Home,Top Hill Care Home, Carriacoudetails
1.4 Billion Reasons
Rotarian Steve Gilligan with a talk entitled 1.4 billion reasons - The Global Poverty Projectdetails
Rotary Shoebox Scheme
Over 200 shoeboxes were filled by pupils of Churchtown Primary School.details
The Rotary Club of Southport Links help Top Hill Care Home Carriacou
The Rotary Club of Southport Links help Top Hill Care Home Carriacou.details
St Patrick's Primary School Fill Shoeboxes for Lent
Pupils from St Patrick's Primary School fill 58 shoeboxes for International Aid Trust for Lent.details
Graham Jackson -Hope and Homes for Children
Rotarian and past DG of 1280, Graham Jackson spoke about his involvement with Hope and Homes for Childrendetails
Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar
The Rotary Club of Southport Links welcome Sarah Wyatt, a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar from New Zealanddetails
Schools Shoebox Collection
Rotarians collect over 400 filled shoeboxes from Southport Schoolsdetails
15th Aug : Rotary GSE Team Visit
The Girls from Brazil. This years GSE team come to update us on their recent trip to Brazil.details
Southport Flower Show Shelterbox Stand Rota
The Rotary Club of Southport Links will be manning the Shelterbox Stand on Friday August 17th at the Southport Flower Show.details
Floods in Brazil
The Rotary Club of Southport Links donate £980 to Shelterbox to help with the disaster in Brazil.details
Bill Gates Vaccination animation
A brief animation produced for the Bill and Miranda Gates Foundationdetails
Aziza's Place - Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Aziza's Place is an NGO in Phnom Penh. A residential school for 21 disadvantaged children in the capital city of Cambodia.details
Speaker meeting - Paul Howells
Formby Fundraiser, Paul Howells spoke about his fundraising and financing of Isaacs House orphanage in Uganda.details