Prosthetic Hand Distribution
3rd December, 2012
SAP Falcha, Babarmahal

Rotaract Club of Kathmandu Mid-Town with the support of The Aloha Medical Mission (AMM) and the Ellen Meadows Prosthetic Hand Foundation (EMPHF), USA celebrated International Day of People with Disabilities 2012. On 3rd December 2012, Rotaract Club of Kathmandu Mid-Town held a concluding event of Giving Hands-Enabling Mobility Project where the forearm amputees were provided with a functional prosthetic hand at no cost.
Giving Hands-Enabling Mobility is a community service project initiated in Mid July with the intensive and widespread data collection. More than 80 pre-screened applicants from over 29 districts registered by the club received prostheses on the event. The arrangement to provide the hands free of cost was made by the club with the support of AMM and EMPHF. The Project was sponsored by John Players from Surya Nepal. 

The registered clients were provided with a prosthetic hand and necessary training regarding the use of hand.

For more information about Prosthetic Hands, click here

 

 

Extensive Eye Camp
21st July, 2012
Shree Krishna Secondary School, Chhaimale VDC, Kathmandu

With the objective of providing eye health service and awareness at local level of Chhaimale VDC and providing free surgery for the people with cataract, the program was organized by Rotaract Club of Kathmandu Mid-Town jointly with Public Welfare Development Centre on two phases. At the first phase we, donated medicine to the doctors of Nepal Eye Hospital and were able to screen 315 people. Out of them 27 people were found to be cataract patients with the help of Nepal Eye Hospital, Tripureshwor. The second phase was surgery of the cataract patients. On 25th July with the help of Public Welfare Development Centre we were able to bring 9 cataract patients for surgery in Nepal Eye Hospital. 

 

“AQUASIF” Filter Donation
13th July, 2012
Bode

For safe drinking water, 100 “Aquasif” filters distributed to 100 families in the village of Bode, Nagadesh and Chopacho. The filters were financed by RC Troy Michigan through Rtn. Eileen and John. Project implemented working with Adarsh Youth club an organization of 36 years standing. On the same program we were able to teach six steps of hand washing techniques to the women present there by demonstrating and we were able to do vision screening of 40 children present in the program.

 

Blood Donation
14th July, 2012
Phulchowki School, Thaiba

A blood donation program was conducted jointly with Interact Club at School. This blood donation program was greatly supported by Red Cross Yuba Circle, Thaiba and the School administration. Orientation program conducted prior helped to collect the maximum amount of blood at donation day. Among the 120 interested people only 55 could donate the blood. A total amount of 55 pints of blood was collected and handed to Red Cross.

 

Cheer to Share
1st July, 2012

With the beginning of new Rota Year 2012-13, on 1st of July two of the Rotaractors along with our Mentor/Advisor Rtn. Dr. Chandra Lekha Tuladhar went to the Sankata Temple to worship the Lord Sankata. On the very occation we donated the fistful of rice to each individual beggers in front of temple. We  donated few money to them and also worshiped for the betterment of Rota Year 2012-13.

 

Concern for the Landslide victim at Bajura
21st June, 2012

A talk program was organized in Forestry College regarding the epidemic caused by flood at Bajura jointly with ENPHO from where amount of Rs. 2000 was collected and handed over to ENPHO. The major objective of the programme was to show concern of youths to the flood victimized community from Bajura.

 

Let’s Clean Up & Recycle
5th June, 2012
Maharajgunj

With the Objective starting mission to create mass awareness and waste management, promoting environment conservation, Rotaract Club of Kathmandu Mid-Town Organized a clean campaign named “Let’s Clean up and Recycle in Maharajgunj” Program in Co-operation with US Embassy marking World Environment Day on 5th June. At First Our Team gathered in US Embassy parking lot. Then Our 31 Volunteers including two
Rotarians walked down towards the Teaching Hospital Area. Each Volunteer was given bags and other needed  accessories like (masks, gloves) to collect the garbage, plastic and waste materials. We collected the  garbage in different sacks separating the degradable and non-degradable. Different Youth Organization and local Business Clubs were also participated in this Program.

After the Let’s Clean up and Recycle in Maharjung program, we felt the need of Dustbins at Teaching  Hospital. So our club provided two dustbins to Teaching Hospital to help in solid waste management in and around institute of medicine.