Independent Rotary Projects

A number of international Rotary Clubs have a long history of supporting Myanmar.  Here are a few that we are aware of so far.

Shelter Box is a project partner of Rotary International. They provide emergency shelter and vital supplies to support communities around the world overwhelmed by disaster and humanitarian crisis. So far they, internationally, they given 100,000+ families been given a shelter, responded to 200 natural disasters in 90 different countries.

In Myanmar, Shelter Box gave 2,294 boxes after Cyclone Nargis and 448 boxes were sent to Kachin State.

The Constitution Workshop project supported by 7 international academic, legislative and judicial entitities has held 3 workshops – May 2013 in Yangon, November 26-27 (Yangon), and November 29 in Naypyitaw. The intent is to examine constitutional reform issues from a wide range of perspectives, and to ensure stakeholder participation in future Workshops.

RCHCSV is conducting a Water purification project in Myanmar supported by 53 Rotary clubs of D3500. The water purification technology is being donated by the Industrial Technology Research Institute of Taiwan. The aim is to create a social enterprise which provides drinkable water for 7,500 in Dala Township which has been suffers from drought during the dry season. RCHCSV is working in collaboration with the local NGO, Shwe Minn Tha Foundation.  

The club successfully organised for Mary to receive a heart operation on the 22nd April 2014 as part of their long established international Gift of Life Programme.