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 Conducts Treatment Of Migraine by Acupuncture Project II – 2017

Background A large number of Bhutanese – both male and female, young and old – are afflicted by a painful disease known as “Migraine”. Having understood the severity of this problem in the country, the Rotary Club of Thimphu embarked on a project to bring in a doctor skilled in the famed art of traditional […]

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Rotary Club of Thimphu installs SkyHydrant Water Filter System at Lobesa Lower Secondary School.

One of the six SkyHydrant Water Filter Systems donated by Disaster Aid Australia has been installed at the Lobesa Loser Secondary School. The school has been making do with unsafe water for the past many years. The school children can now drink clean and safe water all year round, dispensed by the 10,000 lts. SkyHydrant […]

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Rotary Club of Thimphu installs SkyHydrant Water Filter System at Dashiding Higher Secondary School.

One of the six recipients of the SkyHydrant Water Filter Systems, school children at the Dashiding Higher Secondary School can now drink clean and safe water, thanks to the donation arranged by the Disaster Aid Australia. The Rotary Club of Thimphu is proud to be able to arrange these filters that will ensure that the […]

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Rotary Club of Thimphu installs SkyHydrant Water Filter System at Bongo Primary School.

School children of Bongo Primary School drinking filtered water dispensed by the 10,000 lts. SkyHydrant Water Filter System donated by Disaster Aid Australia. Clean and safe drinking water is critical for the healthy growth of children. The Rotary Club of Thimphu strives to provide as many filtration systems as we can.

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