Rotary comes together in creating safe drinking water for school children on the Island of Moso.
Would you allow your kids to go to a school where raw sewerage was in the playgrounds? This is what the kids at Tapour primary in Cambodia are doing.
We are a part of a Rotary team changing the lives of families with financial support from the Rotary Foundation.
Six villagers from Tapour Village (Cambodia) have been trained to build Washroom Toilets.
Harder than Expected!! But Major Health Risk Averted,
Here's a breakdown of what happened on day one and day two
A successful completion for the Water Catchment Project on Moso Island, Vanuatu
If you have an interest in doing good in the world, why not join our Club Team and Team Leader Paul Rake for a Hands On Project in Cambodia in January 2024?
The Rotary Foundation provides financial support and technical advice to Rotary Clubs to enable life changing projects around the globe.
Whilst physical outcomes (such as new toilets) are often the visual focus of change, the real change that projects are seeking is BEHAVIOURAL CHANGE.
Rotary Clubs are focused on projects that change the lives of people. This is especially so when we look at our Club’s major project in Cambodia. We are planning to impact the lives of over 300 families by providing them with a Washroom Toilet.
The Rotary Foundation assists Rotary Clubs to change lives by providing funds for sustainable community purposes.
Rotary Chadstone/East Malvern has received support to:
- * Install water tanks for drinking water in Vanuatu;
- * Provide a materials lifting machine to support the Avalon Centre in Malvern to better warehouse donated
- * Items for distribution to the homeless
- * Install water bores in Cambodia so families have clean drinking water.
Rotary Chadstone/East Malvern is heavily involved in driving change for women in Cambodia.
We are about to take a massive step by leading 14 Rotary Clubs from 7 different Rotary Districts around the globe (including USA, Thailand, Ireland and Australia) to change the lives of two whole villages in Cambodia.
The project will involve construction of about 350 Washroom Toilets at a cost of about $US220k.
A Washroom Toilet is an engineer designed septic tank toilet but is built wider so there is extra space for women to bath themselves and their children in a safe and dignified space. Violence against women when bathing in the open or using the “bush toilet” is an issue.
International Committee Members are:
- Tracey F - Chair
- Paul R
- Nurur R
- Rushdi I
- Leon L
- Cheryl J
- Christina B
International Projects for 2022:
- Donations in Kind
- Sri Lanka
Our Rotary Club is ensuring students in Vanuatu can focus on their studies because we are providing drinking water to more schools with support from Rotary Foundation through a District International Grant.
Over 5000 people in Cambodia will soon be drinking fresh water thanks to a Rotary International Global Grant and they will raise a glass of gratitude to Rotary International
More that 5000 people in Cambodia accessing drinking water thank you to Six Rotary Clubs, six Rotary Districts, District 9800 World of Difference Program one other Rotary organisation and the Rotary Foundation.
The last piece of the puzzle is the connection of guttering to run from the school roof to the water tank.
AND HERE WE GO – the guttering to the tank at St Therese was connected just in time for a massive rain fall and the tank filled completely overnight.
Another highly successful International project that is almost complete - the provision of drinking water for schools in Vanuatu thanks Rotary Chadstone/East Malvern.
In collaboration with the Rotary Clubs of Upper Northern Beaches (Sydney) and Paddington (Brisbane), Chadstone/East Malvern are about to embark on installing 60 water bores across six villages in Cambodia to provide drinking water to over 5000 people. People who currently drink water from infected ponds or roadside rain pools.