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

Global Grant Project – Developing Rural Economy & Assuring Food Self Sufficiency

  Rotary Club of Thimphu in collaboration with Rotary Club of Handa, Japan helped three Youth Cooperatives in Tingtibi (KNC- Khenrig Namsum Cooperatives). Tshimasham (Green Hand Youth Cooperative) and at Bongo (Bongo Agriculture Group). Rotary club of Thimphu and Rotary Club of Handa supported the above mentioned Youth Cooperatives with a Tractor with trailer, Power […]

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Global Grant Project – Medical equipment to Emergency Department, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital. Contributing towards Bhutan’s Robust Healthcare System.

“The season of giving is here, yet again”.          With the handing over of this Global Grant Project of the Rotary Club of Thimphu and a number of Rotary Clubs in South Korea, the Emergency Department of Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital is now better equipped to handle emergency cases with […]

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Sanitary Incinerator machine and napkin dispensing machine donated to Genekha Middle Secondary School

  The incinerator machine along with the napkin dispensing machine was donated by Rotary Club of Bangalore in collaboration with Rotary Club of Thimphu to Genekha Middle Secondary School. The machine was handed over to the principal of the school by our Membership Director, Rtn. Kesang Tshomo on Hygiene Menstrual Day. Rtn. Kesang Tshomo explained […]

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An enormous Humanitarian project by Rotary Club of Thimphu: Ketokha Community Toilets Project Phase: I

  Rotary Club of Thimphu once again proudly updates an enormous humanitarian project of constructing 25 units of PH toilets at Ketokha community, Chhukha. This project was recently inaugurated by His Excellency, the Home Minster, Lynpo Dawa Gyaltshen , Chhukha  Dzongda , Bongo gewog Health Assistant and other official from the gewog. 25 Pour-Flush Toilets […]

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