The RC of Brighton North is now working with RCOB in supporting the people of the island of Sabu.
The following presentation provides a comprehensive update of the current status of the assistance to the Island of Sabu in Indonesia.
For more details on the history of the RCOB work on Sabu and how you can donate to help this work see the Sabu Island Story page via this link SABU
The following work has also recently been undertaken in the area of International Service
- A $500 donation has been made to the Tibetan Village Project, through Don Cullen, a Brighton North Rotarian who detailed the project at one of our meetings. The money will go towards a new village clinic in a remote village in Tibet.
- Six Disaster Aid survival packs at $800 each have been donated. Five packs were provided by private donations. They are sent to disaster areas in Third world countries.
- A $500 donation has been made to assist with the construction of new nurses’ quarters in Solomon Islands. This is a District 9810 initiated project, in conjunction with Box Hill TAFE.
- A $1,000 donation has been made through Past President David’s daughter to a Tokyo aid agency to assist with provisions (toiletries and clothing) for evacuees from the Japan earthquake.
- A $1,000 donation has been made to Rotary Club of Christchurch West to assist victims of the tragic earthquake there earlier this
year. These Rotarians are active, on the ground, giving assistance where needed.
Aileen, a student at Popondetta, PNG, is still studying Tropical Agriculture at the University of Rabaul. She has requested assistance for the provision of a laptop computer to assist her with her studies.