Approved in 2010 this £24,000 Matching Grant project was completed on schedule in 2013.
Initiated by our colleagues in the Guildford Rotary Club we stepped in when the introduction of the new Global Grant pilot programme threatened to delay this work. In total 948 artificial limbs were fitted at limb camps set up in the MS Ramaiah Medical Teaching Hospital (pictured) by the Rotary Club of Bangalore Sadashivanagar.
In addition to funds raised by Guildford, Bangalore Sadashivanagar and Cardiff Bay Rotary clubs, matched funding was provided by District 1130 (London) 1150 (Southern Wales), District 3190 (Andhra Pradesh/Karnataka) and the Rotary Foundation World Fund.
more We signed the 'CleanSeas' pledge to Turn the Tide on Plastic at the Volvo Round the World Challenge.
more Polio is incurable, but completely vaccine-preventable. In 1985, Rotary launched its PolioPlus program, the first initiative to tackle global polio eradication through the mass vaccination of children
more A £60,000 Rotary Foundation Global Grant between Cardiff Bay Rotary and Rotary clubs in Pune, India, led by the new, all female, Rotary Club of Pune Inspira, is addressing the challenge of safe disposal of sanitary napkins.
more We have actively supported Microfinance projects through Kiva since 2012 and our investment of US$ 3,250 has been re-lent time and again in 550 loans totalling US$14,000. In addition US$ 750 has been donated to local primary schools for the same purpose.
more A Rotary initiative from Southern Wales which funds travel costs for volunteer doctors and other healthcare workers to treat patients and train other medical staff in the developing world.
more Shelterbox was formed by Rotarians in Cornwall to provide immediate disaster relief to families who have lost everything. It provides immediate shelter and the tools to survive and restore dignity while people rebuild their lives.
more We have a £3,500 stake in this District wide project, together with 20 other clubs, to re-equip the Anilao community in the Philippines with 50 motorised fishing vessels.
more We have reserved funds for an International Peace Project to coincide with the Rotary International President's Peace Conference in February 2018
more The gift of a shoebox that contains toys, toiletries, educational items or household goods is a drop of happiness to the people of Eastern Europe who live in a world of poverty. For many, it will be the first present that they have ever received.