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ShelterBox Operations updates

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Through the personal help of Amarjit Nandra of the Rotary Club of Aston, Keith McDavid has been working very closely with the Sikh Channel Aid; a not for profit TV channel here in Birmingham; which transmits to the Sikh community throughout the UK, Western Europe and Toronto, on channel 840.

Nepal Earthquake Appeal

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Following the tragic earthquake that hit Nepal last weekend, Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland has pledged its support to help victims with long term support.

Rotary’s Donation Trust has been set up for the Nepal Earthquake Appeal, which will provide support for sustainable community projects once the immediate emergency has been dealt with.

Your Green Future event in Solihull an amazing success

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Solihull students get ‘green’ at innovative event

Over 400 secondary school students from 20 schools in and around Solihull took part in an interactive ‘green’ event which investigated local sustainable business models and cutting edge technologies.

The Guatemala Literacy Project 2015/16 Global Grant Campaign

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The latest GLP Annual Report makes excellent reading & reveals the great success of the 2014/15 campaign, to which 3 of our D-1060 Clubs contributed (Kenilworth, Rugby Dunsmore & Tamworth). It will enable the substantial & worthwhile work of the Project to continue & develop further.

The new campaign has now been launched & we aim to improve on last year’s success.

Vanuatu Update from the International Committee

Please see the attached report for an update on the Vanuatu crisis. If any clubs have the ability to both raise and send funds overseas then please use the details contained within the report to do so.

Rotary New Zealand World Community Service (RNWCS) is working hard to deliver both short and long term help to the islands. Their objectives state: “When our Pacific neighbours require immediate assistance following a cyclone, tsunami or earthquake, we distribute Emergency Response Kits.

Devastation caused by Cyclone PAM in Vanuatu

Cyclone PAM has caused mass devastation in the archipelago of Vanuatu. Within days Rotary Box Schemes have gone into action to help deliver shelter, water filters and humanitarian aid to the islands.

As of today 17th March 2015, only military flights are allowed in with all commercial flights on hold.

Approach to the Ebola Crisis November 2014

Guidance on how we in RIBI can respond to the crisis caused by the Ebola outbreak is contained in theNovember 2014 RIBI International News Letter attached here. 

D1060 Under 12s 5 – a – Side Football Tournament

Following the success of an inaugural 5-a-side football tournament held in August, organised by District 1220 (Derbyshire) and held at the FA Centre of Excellence, St Georges Park, Burton upon Trent, it is hoped that this will develop into an annual ‘RIBI u12 Youth Football Competition’, with teams entering and representing each individual rotary district.

In order to select a team to represent D1060 at such an event, we will be seeking teams to enter into a D1060 qualifying tournament to be held possibly in March/April 2014.

RIBI International Service Newsletter February 1015

This months edition of the RIBI International Service Newsletter contains articles about;

  • A potential project in India for Children with Special Needs
  • A fundraiser for Ugandan Hospitals at the end of February
  • Albinism in Tanzania
  • Disasters

Read and enjoy!

KINVER ROTARY CLUB'S SPONSORED SLIM UNDER 'WEIGH'

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Eleven brave souls stood on the scales as the Kinver Rotary Club sponsored slim started with a weigh-in on January 3rd. Three ladies and eight men, ranging in weight from 10 stones 11 lbs to 16 stones 2lbs and totalling 150 stones 8 lbs between them started their six week slim to raise funds for transport to get poorer children from Rohtak in India into education. The weigh-out will be on February 14th, so the slimmers will be able to enjoy a glass or two of bubbly with their Valentine!