The Rotary Club of Chennai, Thiruvanmiyur, under the ‘Minimum Education for all – Adults and Children’ scheme, distributed benches and chairs to school students. About 18 sets were given to the Tiruper Village Elementary School on Nov. 24. The club also plans to replace the school roofing.
Sanitary awareness camp
The club, in association with the Rural Development Department, also conducted sanitary awareness camp at the Tiruper Village. Mr. R. Sooriya Narayanamurthy, Block Development Officer, inaugurated the camp.
With the help of doctors and Para Medical staff of Chettinad Hospital, a mega health camp was also held at Tiruper, on the same day.
The club has been sponsoring 25 girls for tailoring classes. They have an agreement with a garment export firm in providing employment, after the training.
All these are part of ‘The Happy Village Project’, the Signature Project of RI District 3230. It is the result of Rotary International’s strategy to increase humanitarian service through a club project that will sustain and make a difference in the lives of many. Rotary Club of Chennai, Thiruvanmiyur, over the last three years, has been rendering services at its adopted Tiruper tribal village in Tiruvallur district.
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