About Our Club
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E-Club of Greater Sydney

Service above Self

We meet In Person
Sundays at 8:00 PM
We meet using ZOOM
Please email secretary @ rotarygreatersydney.org
to attend our meeting
Online, NSW
Australia
First and Third Sundays of each Month at 8:00 pm online
Upcoming Events
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Annabelle Chauncy OAM
    April 3
  • Geoffrey Appleton
    April 11
  • Luke Daunivalu
    April 26
  • Bobby Redman
    April 29
Anniversaries:
  • Tony Castley OAM
    Sandra Castley
    April 10
Join Date:
  • David Dean
    April 1, 2004
    17 years
  • Gregory Egan
    April 15, 2020
    1 year
Rotary News
11 eco-friendly service projects around the world

Through the years, Rotary has carried out thousands of projects to protect the environment.

Rotary and the U.S. Government support Italy's fight against COVID-19

Rotary and the U.S. Government support Italy’s fight against COVID-19 US$5

$15.5 million gift will fund new Rotary Peace Center in Middle East or North Africa

The Otto and Fran Walter Foundation has pledged $15.5 million to The Rotary Foundation to start a Rotary Peace Center in the Middle East or North Africa.

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Here's the latest news from Australian Rotary Health

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Facts Booklet 2021 Available Now

 
The Australian Rotary Health 2021 Facts Booklet is available online now. 

To request a hard copy, email admin@arh.org.au or call (02) 8837 1900. 
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Thank You to Our Supporters

Taree North Rotary Club are requesting sock donations for their world record attempt to build a washing line 10km long with more than 100,000 socks pegged to it.

This challenge will also be raising funds for Australian Rotary Health.
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The Rotary Club of Devonport hosted its annual Kite Festival and Teddy Bear Drop earlier in February. 

The club's community service director Tony Reid said records were broken, estimating more than $20,000 raised. These funds will go towards gastroparesis research through Australian Rotary Health. 
The 2021 Shoalhaven Emergency Services Community Awards (SESCA) have been launched.

Funds raised from this program will go to Australian Rotary Health - a PhD Research Scholarship investigating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in Emergency Services Personnel.
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The Rotary Club of Largs Bay welcomed ARH Director David Jones and his wife Lyn Jones to their club meeting earlier this month. Following David and Lyn's presentation, the club made a donation to Australian Rotary Health research. 

We thank them for their support.
Recently District 9810 ARH representative Glenn Tippett had the pleasure of presenting Val Henry from the Rotary Club of Boronia with a Ruby Companion for her very substantial support of Australian Rotary Health and its projects over many years.

Thank you for your ongoing support, Val!

ARH Out In The Community

One of our 'Lift the Lid Walk' purple entry arches were spotted recently at an Australian Day function in Mackay, showing some ARH pride!
Last Sunday the ARH arches were also spotted at the finish line of the Rotary 100 Baton Relay event at Sunset Beach in Mackay.

 

Please consider donating to our Club-Sponsored Projects
 
The E-Club of Greater Sydney is proud to sponsor a variety of projects around the world through Rotary Australia World Community Service.
These are managed and supported by our own club members.

Spread Joy by Donating to Our Projects

sewAID to developing countries Worldwide
 
To offer selected poor women in developing countries the opportunity to sew &
also provide them with machines, equipment & skills they need to start a small home business. Micro loans are provided to recipients who require them.
 
To Donate, Click Here
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reproductive Health in Karen State (Thailand)
 
The Burma Children Medical Fund (BCMF) was established in 2006 in response to the increasing number of children on the Thai-Burma border who required complex medical treatment that was simply not available. Many thousands of complex surgeries have been provided since. BCMF has also branched out into direct activities in Karen State, including dissemination of Reproduction Health information in schools and communities in jungle regions of the State. This project will train community health workers and provide RH information and services to all relevant persons in the Ler Per Her districts (approx. 15,000), together with providing wheelchairs & training in expanding & maintaining the chairs. Wheel chairs will be donated by Wheelchairs For Kids - Project set up by RC of Scarborough WA.
 
To Donate, Click Here
 
 
The United Mission Hospital, Tansen, Nepal (RAOAF)
Description:To supply funding & medical equipment to The United Mission Hospital, Tansen, Nepal
To Donate, Click Here
 
 
Mama Wimbi Buntings for Independence and Education, DRC
DRC is one of the few countries which does not provide its citizens with ANY free education, even at primary level. Paid employment is in very short supply and is often so underpaid that even teachers who work 6 days a week survive by begging. We plan to establish an export business to enable mothers to support their families using the sewing skills that they already have. We plan to teach local people the skills to manage international marketing via the internet so that the business will become independent of outside support.
 
To Donate, Click Here
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Supporting Disadvantaged Children and Community of Siem Reap Cambodia
 
To provide educational, vocational and outreach support for the disadvantaged children and community of Siem Reap serviced by Feeding Dreams Cambodia.
 
To Donate, Click Here
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Building a Healthy Congo - Democratic Republic of Congo
 
To support the development of quality higher education and medical care in the Democratic Republic of Congo through the Université Protestante au Congo and selected educational and medical institutions.
 
To Donate, Click Here
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cararoo Foundation in partnership with Rotary Community Corps Manggahan Merville, Philippines
 
To educate & train the poorest of poor communities to be self-sufficient. Working in partnership with Rotary Club Makati Dasmarinas to educate the community in good health, dental as well as HIV, Drugs and family planning.
 
To Donate, Click Here
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lotumbe Community Development Project, Democratic Republic of the Congo
 
To provide sustainable improvements to existing health and education services for villagers, and the well-being of women in Lotumbe, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Rotary Australia World Community Service and other project partners, work with the Lotumbe community on a wide range of capacity building projects. These include sustainable beekeeping, women's micro credit, duck eggs and fruit sales that help pay for orphans' schooling, and agriculture. In spite of being accessible only by canoe or forest paths, Lotumbe is a rural hub, with K-12 schools (approx. 1000 students) and a reference hospital. A population of 87,976 accesses these social services.
 
To Donate, Click Here
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kisaru Nkera Initiatives (KINI), Trans Mara, Kenya
 
To help Masai children and their communities to a better life through education, health care services and community programs at Trans Mara, Kenya
 
To Donate, Click Here
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Maternal & Child Health Project (MACH), Worldwide
 
To provide funding for programs to provide Maternal & Child Health projects in Zambia, Uganda, Malawi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, PNG, Myanmar, Nepal, Vietnam, Laos, Philippines, Cambodia and Bangladesh
 
To Donate, Click Here
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
Our club also conducts service projects in the Greater Sydney area, primarily to assist students and young adults with leadership and development projects.  These projects do not qualify as tax deductible activities, but your support would be gratefully received.
 
To make a contribution, please click here.
 
For more about Rotary Australia World Community Service, please watch this short video!
 
 
 
 
 
Rotary remains committed to fighting polio and responding
to COVID-19
As Rotary members continue the fight against polio, they’re also responding to the COVID-19 health crisis by addressing the urgent needs of the communities it’s affecting worldwide. And now with the development of COVID-19 vaccines, Rotary is ready to use its expertise in distributing polio vaccine and communicating about vaccine efficacy to assist local health authorities in promoting and delivering COVID-19 vaccinations
 
Learn how Rotary’s experience with global polio immunizations is helping COVID-19 vaccination efforts. To read more click here
 
Rotary members persevered to eradicate wild polio in WHO's
African region

Despite many challenges, Rotary and our partners have remained committed to polio eradication. As a result, in August 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) was able to certify its African region free of wild poliovirus. Since 1996 — when wild polio paralyzed an estimated 75,000 children across Africa — health workers have given more than 9 billion doses of the oral polio vaccine and helped prevent 1.8 million wild polio cases. Rotary members around the world have contributed nearly $890 million to end polio in Africa. To distribute vaccines, determined Rotary leaders, local officials, and health workers in the region worked together to overcome immense obstacles, such as war and conflict, vaccine skepticism, difficulty reaching remote locations and, at times, weak political support.

 
 
 
Africa has been declared Polio Free.
 
After many years of hard work by Rotarian the End Polio program, initiated by Australian RIP Clem Renouf,  Nigeria, the last African State with wild Polio has been declared eradicated.
Hello friends of KINI
 
It has been quite some time since the last Newsletter but things have been so busy here and my hands were full thus have only now been able to get this to you. 
 
We are needing more sponsors for needy children as we have had to add quite a number for this coming year. With KINI being known far and wide, we have many requests for children to be cared for who are in danger or being taken out of school. Day student fees are as low as $15 per term. Please email me if you have any questions. 
 
Again thank you for supporting KINI these last 7 years and we wish you a blessed Christmas and very prosperous new year.
 
Please click here for the latest Barbara's Newsletter
 
Please click here for the Sponsors Request
 
 
Blessings
Barbara
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