CLUB MEETING

Venue :     Hotel Druk
Day :         Every Friday
Time :       6 PM

OUR CORE AREAS OF FOCUS

Health, education and food self-sufficiency are the core areas of our focus. Alleviation of poverty, empowering people through education and life skills, and providing services to improve health and wellbeing of the people of Bhutan are central to the service projects we aspire to render, in our efforts to enable happiness and progress.

Education & Life Skills

Education is the ultimate liberator. It empowers people to achieve that which they wish to pursue. Unfortunately, many are denied this opportunity for a variety of reasons...

Health & Wellbeing

Free healthcare to all its citizens is at the core of Bhutan’s development policy – guided by the principals of Gross National Happiness. From a single hospital in 1961 Bhutan now has 29...

Farming & Food Security

The World Food Summit of 1996 defined food security as existing “when all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life”...

OUR SERVICE PROJECTS

For a young and new Club with only 19 Members (including 3 honorary Members), the RC Thimphu has done service projects that are the envy of older and bigger clubs around the world. The following are the service projects that have been successfully completed, including those that are planned and at different stages of implementation.

Service Projects Completed

Dr. Tapas Gurung, Medical Superintendent of Gelephu

Central Regional Referral Hospital along with some hospital staff pose

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The Babesa LSS Principal flanked by our Club President and Community Services

The Babesa LSS Principal flanked by our Club President and Community Services  

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GLSS’s full set of SEN teachers and Members

GLSS’s full set of SEN teachers and Members pose with the TV & Computer system donated to the school 

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Head of Special School for the Disabled & Rehabilitation Center

The six GLSS SEN teachers pose with the Vice President of National Federation of the Disabled, Nepal and Ms. Sabita Upreti,

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Service Projects in the Pipeline

Vocational training for 3-4 students

Vocational training for 3-4 students at a Vocational Training College

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Education & Life Skills Fund

Creation of a Fund titled “Education & Life Skills Fund” – to help school/college children

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Medical Equipment Project

Project for supply of Medical Equipment Project to Bhutanese hospitals

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MoU under process with a Japanese Cooperative

MoU under process with a Japanese Cooperative Society, for life skills project

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Latest News

Refrigerators to Methrub Lhakhang’s guest house

The Rotary Club’s latest humanitarian service project involved the donation of 11 units of 165L refrigerators – for installation inside the guest rooms at the Mithrub Lhakhang close to the central crematorium in Thimphu. The refrigerators are for the use of occupants of the guest rooms who will spend over 21 days in these rooms – doing the last rites […]

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Water Filter at Jungshina Primary School

Rotary Club of Thimphu donated RO Water filter to Jungshina Primary School. The project was supported by Rotary Club Monchengladbach , Germany .

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Solar Fencing at Open Air Prison , Dawakha

Yet again another solar fencing project for our men in blue-this time at their open air prison at Dawakha under Paro district. The inmates at Dawakha are engaged in very normal and human activities such as gardening, weaving, knitting and on occasion jaunts to the nearby markets and town. The Rotary Club of Thimphu cannot […]

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Safe Drinking Water for three more schools

Mr. Stephen Frederick Jones and his wife Mrs. Valerie Lois Jones of Wood side California , USA funded the full cost of water supply and installation of water filter systems in the above three schools. The above three projects were successfully completed by 23rd Jan. 2019.

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