Service Projects Completed


The Rotary Club of Thimphu is part of the global network of Rotary Clubs that number over 35,000 Clubs worldwide. Globally, Rotary Members number close to 1.3 million – spread over 220 countries. 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 core areas of focus are in: Agriculture, Education and Health. Service projects that have been successfully implemented so far include, among others, the following:

  1. Contribution 2 (two) Garbage Disposal Trucks to Thimphu City Corporation
  2. Distribution of over 2,000 powered eye glasses to the visually troubled
  3. Eye-camps around the country, in collaboration with 16 Rotarian eye surgeons from USA
  4. Conducted Cleaning Camp in Thimphu City
  5. Contributed Nu.900,000.00 worth of sporting goods to a school in Gasa
  6. 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
  7. Contributed Nu.1,500,000.00 worth of School library books to Dashiding Higher Secondary School, Punakha
  8. Contributed Nu.700,000.00 worth of funding for the implementation of poultry, agriculture and piggery projects in one school in Mongaar and another in Trongsa
  9. Financial donation of Nu.128,200.00 to earth quake victims of Nepal
  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 to Keshet Foundation (Rehabilitation Center), Thimphu
  13. Contributed one desktop computer system to Yathang Village Youth Club, Haa.
  14. Contributed Nu. 60,000.00 worth of Blankets & T-shirts to Draktsho School for the Disabled, Kanglung
  15. Water filtration system to Mendhagang Primary School, Punakha
  16. Contributed desktop computer, laptop computer, printer, AV and Projection system, and agriculture farm tools & implements to Silambi Primary School
  17. Contributed 10HP Power Tiller and spares/consumables to Khengrig Namsum Cooperative (KNC) worth Nu.250,000.00
  18. Contributed one desktop computer to Bhutan Toilet Organization
  19. Safe, UV treated and filtered drinking water to Jigme Losel Primary School
  20. Contributed 6 Haemodialysis Machine worth Nu.6,864,000.00 to the Ministry of Health, Royal Government of Bhutan
  21. Installed a solar fencing in Kheng Goleng, Zhemgang – with support from the Rotary Club of Handa, Japan
  22. Installation of water filtration system  and Hand Wash stand at Zilukha Middle Primary School, in collaboration with Rotary Club of Kushiro, Japan
  23. Collaboration in the construction of a play facilities for physically challenged students at the Changangkha Middle Secondary School, (SEN School) Thimphu
  24. ECG machine and bedding material along with drinking water filtration system  for Paro Hospital, Paro
  25. Funding for a destitute nursing trainee at Reldri Nursing School, Phuentsholing to complete her studies
  26. Acupuncture Treatment Project for treatment of migraine – by an Acupuncturist from USA
  27. Funding for Summer Camp & Awareness Tour for 20 small children of Langdurbi School, Zhemgang – in collaboration with writer Ms Chador Wangmo
  28. Hosting of exchange students from Handa, Japan
  29. Training for 6 SEN Teachers of Gelephu SEN (Special Education Needs) School – in Kathmandu, Nepal
  30. Donation of 3 deep freezers to Gelephu Central Referral Hospital – to store dead bodies that cannot be moved out due to their death occurring on inauspicious day.
  31. Supply of water filtration system to Babesa Middle Secondary School, Thimphu
  32. Three weeks Migraine Treatment Project II – undertaken at Thimphu, Punakha and Paro by two doctors from USA
  33. Installation of 7 KMs long solar fencing system at Nimshong village, Zhemgang
  34. Supply of drinking water filtration system to Betikha Middle Secondary School, Paro
  35. Two units of Karcher (Germany made) RO water filtration system for TTI, Rangjung
  36. Supply of curtains and RO water filtration system to Soe Extended Classroom, Jangothang
  37. Supply of drinking water filtration system to the Punakha Central Hospital, Punakha
  38. Supply of sanitary napkin dispensing unit with napkins and incinerator to Wangbama Central School
  39. Construction of 36 Pour-Flush toilets at Bongo village, Chhukha
  40. Eye operation called CXL to correct an eye ailment called Keratoconus – for a young girl of 26 – at the Bangladesh Eye Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  41. 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
  42. Supply of two units of 3 stations drinking water filtration system to Jigme Namgyal Lower Secondary School, Thimphu
  43. Funding support for repair and maintenance of girls’ toilets at Rinchhen Kuenphen Primary School, Thimphu
  44. Funding support to National Traditional Medicine Hospital to purchase acupuncture needles – US$3,000.00
  45. GG 1639801 in collaboration with Rotary Club of Handa  to support Youth Cooperatives in Kheng (KNC), Green Hand (Youth Agriculture Program in Tshimasham ) and BAG – U$79,000.00
  46. GG 1866302 in collaboration with Rotary Club of South Korea in delivering and donation of  hospital emergency equipment to Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital, Thimphu – US$ 54,000.00
  47. Study and Familiarization trip to Thailand for Bongo Agriculture Group (BAG)
  48. Installation of RO drinking water filtration system to Tingtibi Lower Secondary School, Zhemgang
  49. Installation of 2 units of 3 station RO water filtration system to Zilneon Namgyelling Lower Secondary School , Thimphu)
  50. VTT Program at JDWNRH , Thimphu to impart vocational training to staff of JDWNRH, in collaboration with InterPlast Australia
  51. Installation of 2 units of 3-station RO water filteration system at Shaba Primary School, Paro
  52. Installation of 2 units of 3-station RO water filteration system at Bajothang Higher Secondary School, Wangdue Phodrang
  53. GG 1978218 in collaboration with Rotary Club Taichung East, in the donation of operating microscope for micro vascular surgery with monitor to the Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head & Neck surgery Department, JDWNRH, Thimphu – US$147,000.00
  54. Construction of 59 units of Pour-Flush type toilets at Ketokha village, Chhukha
  55. Support to the RBP (Royal Bhutan Police ) – in the installing of Solar Fencing for their Thrimsung Women Group
  56. Support to the RBP, in installation of solar fencing at their Dawakha Open Air Prison
  57. Installation of 2 units of 3-stations RO drinking water filtration system to Jungshina Primary School, Thimphu
  58. VTT Training to one ENT Specialist, one Scrub Nurse and one ENT Technician – of the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital – for operation of Laser machine, in Taiwan for 10 days
  59. Donation of 11 units 165L refrigerators to Methrub Lhakhang’s guest house, Thimphu
  60. One year German language course for a Bhutanese tourist guide
  61. Donation of infirmary equipment to Rinchhen Kuenphen Primary School
  62. Support to Samtenthang Chewog, Sarpang -in installation of solar fence for the villagers
  63. Installation of one unit of  RO water filter at Bhutan Football Federation , Changjiji , Thimphu
  64. Installation of SkyHydrant water filters to following central schools :
  • Bongo Primary School
  • Lobesa Lower Secondary School
  • Dashiding Higher Secondary school
  • Zhemgang Central |School
  • Yebilaptsa Central School
  • Udzorong Central school
  • Damphu Central School
  • Phuntsho Pelri Primary school
  • Kabesa Lower Secondary School
  • BAAF Sport ground
  • Tashidingkha Central School
  • Phobjikha Central School
  • Phashikha Central School
  • Tendruk Central School
  • Bayling central School
  • Chhukha Central School
  • Dorokha Central School
  • Buli Central School
  • Chhundu Armed Force Public School
  • Norbugang Central School
  • Arikha Central School
  • Chummey Central School
  • Tang Central School
  • Ura Central School
  • Kamji Central School
  • Ugyen Dorji Central School
  • Sherabling Central School
  • Taktse Central School
  • Tsangkha Central School
  • Gaselo Central School
  • Samtengang Central School