Service Projects Completed



The Rotary Club of Thimphu is part of the global network of Rotary Clubs that number over 35,000 clubs worldwide. Worldwide Rotary Members number over 1.2 million – spread over 200 countries around the world. As part of expanding foreign relations initiative, the Rotary Club of Thimphu was established by the Royal Government of Bhutan on April 24, 2012.

Although among the world’s youngest Clubs, Rotary Club of Thimphu has undertaken service projects that are the envy of much older and larger Clubs around the world. The Club’s service projects that have been successfully implemented include the following:

  1. Safe, UV treated and filtered drinking water to Jigme Losel Primary School
  2. Contributed 2 (two) Garbage Disposal Trucks to Thimphu City Corporation
  3. Distributed 2,000 powered eye glasses to the visually troubled
  4. Conducted eye-camps around the country, in collaboration with 16 Rotarian eye surgeons from USA
  5. Conducted Cleaning Camp in Thimphu City
  6. Contributed Nu.900,000.00 worth of sporting goods to a school in Gasa
  7. Contributed Nu.75,000.00 in the construction of a kitchen/dormitory for a Lhakhang (monastery) in Paro – financial support received from Rotary Club of Huskverna, Sweden – balance amount required was put in by RCT Members
  8. Contributed Nu.1,500,000.00 worth of School Library books to Dashiding Higher Secondary School, Punakha
  9. Contributed Nu.700,000.00 worth of funding for the implementation of poultry, agriculture and piggery projects in one school in Monggar and another in Trongsa
  10. Provided a Peace Fellowship (full scholarship) for one Bhutanese for Post Graduate studies in Australia
  11. Full sponsorship for a Rotary Youth Leadership Award training program for two Bhutanese at Guwahati, India
  12. Contributed one desktop computer system each to:
  •          Keshet Foundation (Rehabilitation Center), Thimphu
  •          Yathang Village Youth Club, Haa.
  1. Contributed Nu. 60,000.00 worth of Blankets & T-shirts to Draktsho School for the Disabled, Kanglung
  2. Safe UV treated filtered water supply to Mendhagang Primary School, Punakha
  3. Contributed desktop computer, laptop computer, printer, AV and Projection system, and agriculture farm tools & implements to Silambi Primary School
  4. Contributed 10HP Power Tiller and spares/consumables to Khengrig Namsum Cooperative worth Nu.250,000.00
  5. Contributed one desktop computer to Bhutan Toilet Organization
  6. Contributed 6 Hemodialysis Machine worth Nu.6,864,000.00 to the Ministry of Health
  7. Support for solar fencing to Kheng Goleng, Zhemgang – with support from the Rotary Club of Handa, Japan
  8. Drinking and Hand Wash Water Supply Project at the Zilukha Middle Primary School, in collaboration with Rotary Club of Kushiro, Japan
  9. Support for construction of play facilities for the physically challenged students at the Changangkha Middle Secondary School, (SEN School) Thimphu
  10. ECG machine and bedding material for Paro Hospital
  11. Funding for a destitute nursing trainee at Reldri Nursing School, Phuentsholing
  12. Acupuncture Treatment Project for Migraine treatment – by an Acupuncturist from USA
  13. Funding for Summer Camp & Awareness Tour for 20 small children of Langdurbi School, Zhemgang – in collaboration with writer Chador Wangmo
  14. Hosting of exchange students from Handa, Japan
  15. Gelephu SEN (Special Education Needs) project. Training to 6 SEN teachers in Kathmandu, Nepal
  16. Supply of 3 deep freezers to Gelephu Central Referral Hospital – to store unclaimed dead bodies or those bodies that cannot be moved out due to their death occurring on inauspicious day.
  17. Supply of filtered drinking water with UV treatment to Babesa Middle Secondary School.
  18. Migraine Treatment Project Take II, undertaken at Thimphu, Punakha and Paro by two doctors from USA
  19. Installation of 12,000 lts. capacity SkyHydrant Water filter at Zhemgang Central School, Zhemgang
  20. Installation of 12,000 lts. capacity SkyHydrant Water filter at Yebilaptsa Central School, Zhemgang
  21. Installation of 12,000 lts. capacity SkyHydrant Water filter at Bongo Primary School, Chhukha
  22. Installation of 12,000 lts. capacity SkyHydrant Water filter at Lobesa Middle Secondary School, Punakha
  23. Installation of 7 KMs long solar fencing at Nimshong, Zhemgang
  24. Installation of 12,000 lts. capacity SkyHydrant Water filter at Udzorong Central School, Trashigang
  25. Supply of filtered drinking water with UV treatment to Betikha Middle S School, Paro
  26. Two units of Karcher Germany reverse osmosis water filter for TTI, Rangjung
  27. Supply of filtered drinking water with UV treatment at the Punakha Central Hospital, Punakha
  28. Construction of 36 Pour-Flush toilets at Bongo village, Chhukha
  29. Eye operation called CXL to correct an eye ailment called Keratoconus – for a young girl of 26 – at the Bangladesh Eye Hospital
  30. Donation of US$3,000.00 to a Club in Australia, as contribution to a fund being raised to eradicate FASD among the First Nation people of the Kalgoorlie-Goldfields region of Western Australia.