Rotary Club of New Bombay-Hillside
moving on all the 365 days of the
year, through our ongoing projects. This distinction is unmatched
in our district & perhaps in the world also. The ongoing
projects are as follows :
1. Literacy Classes for Women : Our club, assisted
by Rotaryanns, runs literacy classes for women on a continuous
basis. Besides teaching them about reading and writing they
are also taught about General Health, Child care, Manners,
Family Planning, Cleanliness and guided to get proficiency
in some vocation to earn and support the family for better
2. Medical Projects : Following Medical Projects
are run on regular basis at our Paul Harris Memorial Rotary
Dispensary for the poor : About 50 patients are treated every
Free Health check up for Police Personnel.
Specialist Doctors' Services : Services are provided in the
field of Ophthalmology, Cardiology, General
surgery, Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, Plastic surgery
3.Career Guidance & Employment Centre :
Club runs a free employment centre to guide unemployed youth
to get jobs. Club has employed over 300 unemployed youth in
a short span of about 16 months.
4. Self Employment : Club has formed a "Revolving
Loan Fund", registered under World Community Service
with the Rotary International to assist poor unemployed people
to start or get proficiency in some trade like driving, tailoring,
general stores, plumbing etc.
We also undertake other projects in addition
to these ongoing projects. Some of them are as follows :
1. "Rotary Youth Leadership Awards" (RYLA)
This annual inter district programme was held last in Dec'97.
About 60 participants attended & took keen interest in
the various activities organised like Debate, Quiz etc. We
also had speakers on "How to be a celebrity" &
"7 Habits of effective people". Everybody enjoyed
the campfire & the various cultural events. The next RYLA
is scheduled in Dec.98.
2.Adoption of School Girls
55 poor students were adopted by the club . Uniforms, books,
notebooks and other study materials were distributed.
3.Dental Check up Camp
These camps are organised in schools & community centres.
Apart from the dental check up , people & school children
are provided information on oral hygiene.
- Night Study Centre for the underprivileged.
- Stress Management & yoga classes for Police Personnel.
- Plantation of trees.
If you would like to know more about any of our projects,
please write to us. firstname.lastname@example.org We
meet every Wednesday at 7:30pm at Community Centre,
Sector-4,CBD. http://members.tripod.com/~rchillside/index.html tel: