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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WEEKLY MEETING AGENDA


1st
Dec 2017

Agenda

1. Request for water filter from Nangkhor Cetral School

2. Request for water filter from Kabesa Middle Secondary School

3. Joint Project with Rotary Club of Kochi, West Kerela, India

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • The Rotary International has recently announced The Rotary Peace Fellowship for the year 2018-19. The Fellowship offers hundred scholarships for Master’s degree course in some select universities around the world...Read More
  • Hosting of Club level Conference with an International participants on Responsible Entrepreneurship toward Sustainable Development

Latest News

Rotary Club of Thimphu helps a young girl correct her Keratoconous problem

Ms. Kezang Wangmo, a 26 years old Bhutanese young lady has a eye-related problem that is a mouthful to pronounce. The ailment is called – Keratoconus. Try and pronounce that! Ms. Kezang Wangmo – young and vivacious but Keratoconus bound!   Wikepedia describes Keratoconus thus: Keratoconus (KC) is a disorder of the eye which results […]

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Yet Another Humanitarian Service Project by the Rotary Club of Thimphu

On Sunday the 28th January, 2018, the Rotary Club of Thimphu officially handed over 36 Pour-Flush Type toilets in the impoverished community of Bongo village, under Chhukha Dzongkhag. 21 of the 36 toilets can be seen in this cluster of village homes – structures with red roofs   The quality of work done on the […]

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Rotary Club of Thimphu Service Projects

With funding from the Rotary Club of Sarasota, USA, the Rotary Club of Thimphu has recently installed a water filtration system at the Technical Training Institute, Rangjung, Trashigang. Made in Germany by Karcher, the reverse osmosis solution dispenses 100 liters of filtered water every hour. The institute has received 2 units of these advanced water […]

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Service Above Self – Rotary Club of Thimphu’s Humanitarian Projects III

Even as we were heaving a sigh of relief upon successful winding down of our Migraine Treatment Project II and Water Filter Projects, word reached us that our Solar Fencing Project was ready for handing over to the beneficiaries in Kheng Nimshong, Zhemgang. Under funding from the Rotary Club of Handa, Japan, we had begun […]

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