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

Rotary International Staff from Evanston in Bhutan

Siessourby Eileen Soma is a staff at the Rotary International Headquarters at Evanston, Chicago. She was recently in Bhutan on a short holiday trip accompanied by her mother, Dieneba Soma both of whom are Members of the Evanston Lighthouse Rotary Club. Siessourby Eileen Soma has the distinction of being the first ever Rotary International staff […]

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The Rotary Club of Thimphu Inducts 6 New Members

The Rotary Club of Thimphu inducts six new Members for the RI Year 2018 – 2019, including two Honorary Members. These new Members clearly understand that they are a privileged lot since the Club does not accept a new Member, unless 100% of the existing Members accept their candidature. Membership to the Club is by […]

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The Rotary Club of Thimphu donates infirmary equipment to Rinchhen Kuenphen Primary School, Thimphu

  Rotary Club of Thimphu donates infirmary equipment to Rinchhen Kuenphen Primary School .

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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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