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ID Project Number - Year Project Name Project Description and Contact Volunteers Needed Funding Needed On Line Donation
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30
2007-08
Western Desert NWPT Aboriginal Corporation, Alice Springs

Project to renovate a community building at Kintore to house a Dialysis unit, staff accommodation, hydroponic garden and develop skills in the community. NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE.
Contact  PP Sahhar Shustry
(H)   (M) 0418 631 595
Email: sahhars@bigpond.com  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Canberra Woden ,
District 9710
Yes
Yes
179 
31
2007-08
Installation and maintenance of Catheter X-ray Laboratory, Kurunegala, Sri Lanka

The relocation, commissioning and maintenance of a Cath Lab from Australia to Sri Lanka with the appropriate building and training personel in the machines operation.
Contact  PP Ron Marcus
(H) 02 9634 6204  (M) 0417 042 455
Email: rmarcus@ozemail.com.au  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Castle Hill ,
District 9685
No
Yes
183 
35
2007-08
Building village water wells, Kampot, Cambodia (Funding only).

Wells are installed by a local NGO "Christian Association to Development and Saving the Poor in Cambodia" (CADSPAC).
Contact  Rtn Greg Rodsted
(H) 03 9857 9004  (M) 
Email: gregrodsted@hotmail.com  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Kew ,
District 9800
No
Yes
184 
36
2007-08
Ebenezer Child Trust Care, Livingstone, Zambia

To provide education for disadvantaged children, including HIV orphans. Currently 400 children attend primary school & 7 are sponsored at high school & university. The ECCT farm provides food for the children & surplus is sold to provide funding.
Contact  PP Angela Griffin
(H) 07 5435 2106  (M) 0434 260 532
Email: angela.griffin.mike.edwards@gmail.com  

http://friendsofebenezeraustralia.com.au/
Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Maleny ,
District 9600
Yes
Yes
186 
38
2007-08
The Spirit of Sharing, Fiji & Pacific Islands

To provide hospital & medical equipment, and school furniture and other supplies to communities and sporting groups in Fiji and Pacific Islands.
Contact  Rtn Wayne McKenzie
(H)   (M) 0418 349 603
Email: wayne@microgenetix.com.au  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Belgrave ,
District 9810
No
Yes
188 
40
2007-08
Resource a number of pre-schools in Timor-Leste

To resource 17 pre-schools with equipment, teacher training and establish a professional organisation to assist pre-schools in Timor-Leste.
Contact  Rtn Barbara Woodberry
(H) 03 9427 1110  (M) 
Email: skills@mgdsventures.com  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Kew ,
District 9800
Yes
Yes
189 
41
2007-08
Building classrooms, Ban Kee Lek Elematary School, Chiang Rai, Thailand

Building of a classroom by local contractors, replacing a termite damaged one. Funding only.
Contact   Gordon Reeves
(H)   (M) 
Email: reeves@rce.net.au  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Toorak ,
District 9800
No
Yes
194 
46
2007-08
The AYUI Foundation, Chiang Rai, Northern Thailand

To support a school established to provide education specifically for hilltribe adolescents and requires both financial and volunteer support, Chiang Rai, Thailand.
Contact  PRID Dr. John Thorne
(H) 03 6225 4588  (M) 0409 817 898
Email: thorne.hobart@gmail.com  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of North Hobart ,
District 9830
Yes
Yes
200 
52
2007-08
Milking Cow & Goat Project, Kampala,Uganda & Meru,Kenya

To increase economic empowerment and improve the living standard of low income women & oprhans in Uganda & Kenya by the donation of milking cows or goats and farm infrastructure.
Contact  PP Wilma Best
(H) 03 5962 4326  (M) 0408 548 149
Email: wilma.best@bigpond.com  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Healesville ,
District 9810
Yes
Yes
203 
55
2007-08
Building of schools & school facilities in Cambodia.

To provide school buildings & facilities in various locations throughout Cambodia
Contact  Rtn John Mann
(H) 07 5544 6942  (M) 
Email: fromjohnmann@hotmail.com  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Beaudesert ,
District 9640
Yes
Yes
204 
56
2007-08
Oro Community Development Project, Popondetta, Papua New Guinea

To carry out community development by assisting children in the areas of education, healthcare and improvements to community agriculture in Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
Contact  PDG Jack Elliott
(H) 02 9858 1194  (M) 
Email: jack.ell@bigpond.net.au  

http://www.oropng.org/
Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Parramatta Daybreak ,
District 9675
Yes
Yes
210 
62
2007-08
Tibetan Village Project, Lhasa, Tibet

This project is dedicated to promoting sustainable development while preserving the rich cultural heritage of Tibet. So far 4 medical clinics,1 mobile clinic, 3 schools and hot houses have been established.
Contact  Rtn Don Cullen
(H) 03 9589 7440  (M) 0421 088 576
Email: donjcullen@gmail.com  

http://www.tvpaustralia.org.au
Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Brighton North ,
District 9800
No
Yes
64
2007-08
Operation Cleft Australia - Working in Bangladesh

To provide free cleft repair surgery for underprivileged children in Bangladesh & training for local plastic surgeons. Also assists with development of speech & language therapy services.
Contact  Rtn Julie Stein
(H)   (M) 0414 246 851
Email: info@operationcleft.org.au  

http://operationcleft.org.au/
Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Box Hill Central ,
District 9810
Yes
Yes
65
2007-08
Low Cost Housing and Orphanage Dormitory Project, Bangladesh

To build a cluster of low cost homes at the Heather Kinross Rotary Village Shelter and an additional dormitory at Alhaj Amizuddin Orphanage in Bangladesh. Donations required.
Contact  PP Gary Lillicrap
(H) 07 3862 3803  (M) 0418 181 381
Email: grlnqeye@bigpond.com  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Hamilton ,
District 9600
Yes
Yes
214 
66
2007-08
Nepal Village Development Project

To support Nepali teams to build toilets and waste disposal systems in very poor Tamang villages and in schools. Waste disposal systems are biogas and septic.
Contact  Rtn Sandra Meihubers
(H) 02 9973 1179  (M) 0418 405 757
Email: sm495@ozemail.com.au  

http://www.healthabitat.com
Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Dee Why Warringah ,
District 9685
Yes
Yes
216 
68
2007-08
Rufaguia Primary School Project, Baucau, Timor-Leste.

To provide wages for 5 teachers and meals each day for 120 pupils. To build toilets (there are none now), perhaps to provide school uniforms.
Contact  Rtn Jane McCowen
(H) 02 6775 8348  (M) 0417 402 561
Email: trigaire@gmail.com  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Glen Innes ,
District 9640
Yes
Yes
217 
69
2007-08
The Grey Man Inc - in Fang, Mae Al, Chiang Mai Districts, North Thailand.

To provide solar panels and sundries to a school, construct a community centre, provide and install water filtration system in 10 schools, construct a roof and enclosure
Contact  P Carol Wells
(H)   (M) 0431 715 459
Email: jonentone@gmail.com  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Brisbane Planetarium ,
District 9600
Yes
Yes
222 
3
2008-09
Southern Region Matching Grants. Funding only

To provide funding for overseas projects in conjunction with Rotary Foundation Matching Grants
Contact  PP Brian McDaid
(H) 03 9726 4972  (M) 0431 934 279
Email: mcdaidbrian@optusnet.com.au  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Croydon ,
District 9810
No
Yes
223 
4
2008-09
Wat Chomsri School, Singburi, Thailand

Requires funding for orphanage and school, Wat Chomsri School, Singburi, Thailand
Contact  PP Janice Reid
(H) 02 9529 3820  (M) 0404 394 200
Email: janmreid@tpg.com.au  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Kogarah ,
District 9675
Yes
Yes
224 
5
2008-09
Gift of Sight Eye Program, Nepal

Requires funding to cover the cost of cataract surgery being performed by Nepalese surgeons.
Contact  PDG Kevin Shadbolt
(H)   (M) 0438 267 215
Email: kjshadbolt@bigpond.com  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Latrobe ,
District 9830
Yes
Yes
231 
12
2008-09
Gouno Education, Health & Safe Water Project, Gouno, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Install water supply, build library, classrooms, health clinic and assist with vocational training and health education. Volunteers and funds needed early 2009 onwards.
Contact  Rtn Jacqualine Wood
(H) 02 4982 4497  (M) 0412 779 319
Email: jb.wood@bigpond.com  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Williamtown ,
District 9670
No
Yes
232 
13
2008-09
Community Support Program, Bacolod City, Philippines

To build and maintain relationships with the Metro Bacolod Rotary Club in providing assistance in Bacolod City and the surrounding district with assistance in building, medical, dental training and conducting a feeding program.
Contact  Rtn John Bilboe
(H) 02 4271 8268  (M) 0417 236 574
Email: jmbilboe@people.net.au  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Ilawarra Sunrise ,
District 9675
Yes
Yes
233 
14
2008-09
Cataract operations for the very poor in isolated, rural villages - Vietnam

A partnership between the Vietnam Vision Incorporated and RC of Liverpool West. Using local hospital facilities, GPs, Optometrists, Opthalmologists, Nurses etc will perform necessary eye surgery
Contact   Bob Groat
(H) 02 9724 2178  (M) 
Email: rgroat@bigpond.net.au  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Liverpool West ,
District 9675
Yes
Yes
234 
15
2008-09
Bright Future Community Centre (BFCC), Kopam, Kathmandu, Nepal

To provide education for children, health clinic, sewing & computer schools. Volunteers are needed to teach English, music, art, dance, computer skills, health care to children and adults.The Health Clinic needs volunteers also.
Contact  Rtn Isabel Armer
(H) 03 9429 5117  (M) 0409 424 152
Email: isabel.armer@gmail.com  

View a flyer..
Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Kew on Yarra ,
District 9800
Yes
Yes
239 
20
2008-09
Support for the Lotus Childrens Centre, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

To provide financial assistance, donation of goods and vocational training assistance to the Lotus Children's Home, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The Centre provides care and schooling for 120 children ranging from babies to teenagers.
Contact  PP Rob Giacometti
(H) 02 9487 1008  (M) 0418 765 587
Email: rjgia@optusnet.com.au  

http://www.lotuschild.org
Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Wahroonga ,
District 9685
No
Yes
240 
21
2008-09
Building School at Hato Udo, Timor-Leste

School for Mary McKillop, Timor-Leste. Building teams required.
Contact  Rtn Peter Headley
(H) 02 9449 9114  (M) 
Email: peterheadley@yahoo.com.au  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Turramurra ,
District 9685
Yes
Yes
241 
22
2008-09
Construction of a Classroom to match existing school rooms, Philippines

Brick and render with corrugated steel roof built by local contractor. (Funding Only)
Contact  PP Bob Ward
(H) 08 8634 4292  (M) 0439 807 142
Email: bobward@cirruscomms.com.au  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Port Pirie ,
District 9520
No
Yes
243 
24
2008-09
Refurbishment of school Nuku'olofa, Tonga

Repair and maintenance of the school including painting, water tanks, plumbing, fencing, minor electrics and playground asphalting. Teams required in many skill areas.
Contact   Roger McGill
(H) 03 5674 2112  (M) 
Email: r.mcgill@bigpond.com  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Narre Warren ,
District 9820
Yes
.
244 
25
2008-09
Water Supply organisation at Soibada, Manatuto District, Timor-Leste

To organise existing, no-operational water pipes to supply schools and villages. Plumbing and general handy skills required.
Contact  Rtn Peter McGrath
(H) 03 9748 1352  (M) 0417 002 000
Email: mcgrath@gotalk.net.au  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Footscray ,
District 9800
Yes
Yes
245 
26
2008-09
Pacific Training Aid, Pacific Islands

To coordinate and manage the selection of trainees, their documentation. Organise the training requirements and ensure the participants are managed and safeguarded accordingly.
Contact   John Dale
(H) 02 6558 4330  (M) 
Email: goldie@goldiesplace.com.au  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Gloucester ,
District 9650
Yes
Yes
251 
32
2008-09
Chief Wanzagi Secondary School, Musoma Tanzania (Funding only)

The provision of school supplies- stationery, texts, clothing, hygiene products, power gererator and water pumps.
Contact   Laurie Fisher
(H) 03 9689 0946  (M) 
Email: ljfisher@smartchat.net.au  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of West Footscray ,
District 9800
No
Yes
254 
35
2008-09
Chumkriel Language & Learning Centre, Bodhi Villa, Kampot, Cambodia.

School construction, fund raising, curriculum & teaching resource development, business governance training Chumkriel school Bodhi Villa, Kampot, Cambodia.
Contact  PP Mark Horton
(H)   (M) 0417 668 875
Email: mark-horton@live.com  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Dubbo ,
District 9670
Yes
Yes
256 
37
2008-09
Papitalai Secondary School Piggery, Manus Province PNG.

To engage the services of an experienced builder to supervise the construction of a new piggery at the school.
Contact  PP Neil Webber
(H) 08 8583 5383  (M) 
Email:  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Berri ,
District 9520
Yes
Yes
632 
38
2008-09
Lamb Project, North Bangladesh

To fund, supply, deliver and install equipment for school, provide staff training and assistance to Lamb English Medium School, Bangladesh
Contact  PP John Surian
(H)   (M) 0418 230 063
Email: jfs@propertyclick.com.au  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Parramatta City ,
District 9675
No
Yes
258 
39
2008-09
Sustainable Cambodia (Australia) (SCA), Pursat, Cambodia.(Projects 39 & 39C)

An on-going self help project to assist very poor village people to sustain their pre-school children. Requires funding. Also scholarships for children's education. Please refer to the website for more information
Contact  PDG Allan Lewins
(H) 08 9354 1910  (M) 0411 016 412
Email: wilkie32@optusnet.com.au  

http://www.sustainablecambodia.org/australia
Sponsored by the Rotary Club of D9455, D9465 ,
District 9465
Yes
Yes
259 
40
2008-09
Installation and Training on a Cardiac Catheter Laboratory, Suva, Fiji

Installation and Training on a Cardiac Catheter X-ray Laboratory
Contact  PP Ron Marcus
(H) 02 9634 6204  (M) 0417 042 455
Email: rmarcus@ozemail.com.au  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Castle Hill ,
District 9685
Yes
Yes
595 
42
2008-09
Gingoog Community Enterprise for Social Progress (GCESP) Philippines

To set up a cottage industry to provide employment and income via production of charcoal from coconut husks, production of houses using cob and mud bricks and e-commerce.
Contact  PP Walter Bock
(H) 02 9630 7440  (M) 0411 796 151
Email: wbock@optusnet.com.au  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Burwood ,
District 9675
Yes
Yes
262 
43
2008-09
Installation of Catheterisation Laboratory, Shastin Hospital, Mongolia.

Required are specialist medical equipment engineers, electricians, builders, carpenters and vinyl floor layers.
Contact  PP Ron Marcus
(H) 02 9634 6204  (M) 0417 042 455
Email: rmarcus@ozemail.com.au  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Castle Hill ,
District 9685
Yes
Yes
264 
45
2008-09
Maternity Ambulance for Timor-Leste

To provide a 4WD Toyota Maternity Ambulance to be used in remote districts only for maternity patients. To provide support and training of Timorese midwives.
Contact  Rtn Margaret Aggar
(H) 02 4365 4037  (M) 0409 821 773
Email: midwiveseasttimoraustralia@yahoo.com.au  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Erina ,
District 9685
No
Yes
271 
52
2008-09
Dharapani Lower Secondary School, Gorkha District, Nepal

To upgrade Dharapani Lower Secondary School which provides services for a number of the surrounding Villages, drawing students from Bhairabi and the two other schools, Gorkha District, Nepal
Contact  PP Bob Howe
(H)   (M) 0411 186 722
Email: stratcon2012@gmail.com  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Wahroonga ,
District 9685
Yes
Yes
272 
53
2008-09
St Peter's Junior School, Gulu, Uganda

Funding to provide school desks, build a latrine and fence the property
Contact   Alison Blomkamp
(H) 07 3824 2469  (M) 
Email:  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Redland Sunrise ,
District 9630
No
Yes
274 
55
2008-09
Luang Prabang Dental Clinic, Laos

To establish a new dental clinic using materials and equipment supplied from China.
Contact  PDG Edward Montgomery
(H) 02 6732 5140  (M) 0459 230 660
Email: dotedtomjack@yahoo.com  

View a flyer..
Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Glen Innes ,
District 9640
No
Yes
278 
59
2008-09
Sunrise Children's Homes (Destiny Rescue), Chiang Rai, Thailand (Funding only)

To provide funding to duplicate existing home and child sponsorship at Chiang Rai, Thailand
Contact  PP Susanne Rea
(H) 07 4055 9505  (M) 0418 748 550
Email: susanneatbeach@hotmail.com  

http://www.destinyrescue.org
Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Cairns Sunrise ,
District 9550
No
Yes
280 
61
2008-09
Home of our Own Project for Bahay Tuluyan, Manila, Philippines

To provide advice and shelter for children needing emergency, temporary or crisis accommodation for 20 children. Assistance required for fit out of building and equipment donations.
Contact  PP Glenn Smith
(H) 03 9378 2836  (M) 0422 480 642
Email: offthebeach@optusnet.com.au  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Essendon ,
District 9800
Yes
Yes
281 
62
2008-09
Operation Papua New Guinea - Literacy and Construction Project Porgera/Laiagam, Enga Pro, PNG

To provide computer based literacy training and conduct an awareness program for parents. Also to rebuild run down and damaged Porgera High School. Volunteers required. Sponsored by Barrack Gold.
Contact  PP Christine McCormack
(H) 02 9972 2534  (M) 0467 084 351
Email: brookvalebd@bigpond.com  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Dee Why Warringah ,
District 9685
Yes
Yes
282 
63
2008-09
Scholarships for financially poor High School Seniors, Maecham, Chiang Rai, Thailand

Scholarships for financially poor High School Seniors, Maecham, Chiang Rai. (Funding Only).
Contact   Cyril Lee
(H) 03 9563 0555  (M) 
Email: cyril.lee@oceanic.com.au  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Toorak ,
District 9800
No
Yes
283 
64
2008-09
Green Kids Global & Cambodian Children's Trust, Battambang, Cambodia

To provide funding to establish a building for staff and children and to provide skills training and education. Also to fund the Cambodian Children's Trust. Funding only.
Contact  Rtn Daniel Butt
(H) 0429 996 670  (M) 0429 996 670
Email: danbutt@bigpond.com  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Maclean ,
District 9640
No
Yes
286 
67
2008-09
Rotary Education and Training,(RET) Timor-Leste

To establish RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Award) in Timor-Leste, as well as Literacy, Education and Health Projects.
Contact  PP Theo Glockemann
(H) 02 9980 6842  (M) 0438 298 223
Email: theogeo@bigpond.net.au  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Pennant Hills ,
District 9685
Yes
Yes
292 
73
2008-09
Nabavatu Village Project

A long term, very large project to provide self -sufficiency to the village by the provision of water, reticulation, toilets, community buildings etc. Both funding and volunteers required.
Contact  Rtn Joy Baxter
(H) 03 5248 1237  (M) 0450 921 744
Email: jabax1@optusnet.com.au  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Geelong ,
District 9810
Yes
Yes
293 
74
2008-09
Support for Timor-Leste Liaison Officer

Donations are invited to provide funding for the RAWCS work of the liaison officer stationed in Dili for which a tax deductibility may be available.
Contact  PP Bob Glindemann
(H) 03 9859 4612  (M) 0418 102 702
Email: bob.glindemann@bigpond.com  

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Melbourne ,
District 9800
No
Yes
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