PRESS RELEASE Rotarians visit Kujer and surrounding villages to see


*Rotarians visit Kujer and surrounding villages to see service projects*

Rotary Club of Lahore Garrison members visited Kujer and other adopted
villages in Sheikhupura to see the progress of computer centers, vocational
centers, community libraries and schools. The development work has been
carried out with funding from The Rotary Foundation Matching Grants. Bashir
Ahmed and Peter Orpen of Rotary Club of Brighton & Hove Soiree, UK
accompanied Rotarians from Lahore led by District Governor Nominee Shehzad
Ahmed and Club Secretary Shaheen Ahmad. The team attended meeting of Rotary
Club of Sheikhupura Aarzoo where President Waseem Bari and Secretary Iqbal
Malik welcomed the visiting Rotarians from UK. Afterwards, the team visited
Kujer village to see the two government schools, computer center and the
community library. The school children were briefed about the benefits of
polio immunization and polio awareness stickers were distributed among them.
Visiting Rotarians were the most impressed by the buffalo bank project where
buffalos have been distributed among deserving families who use milk for
their own consumption as well as sell it for income generation. Proceeds
from the sale of offsprings are shared equally by the keeper family and the
community organization. Later the team visited school for the street
children and the vocational center sponsored by Rotary Club of Sucha Souda.
The team also visited a hospital sponsored by Rotary Club of Farooqabad
where free treatment is provided to the deserving persons.

1. DSC01247_interactive session with students at Kujer school.jpg
2. DSC01274_Group photo at RC Sucha Souda.jpg
3. DSC01285_Street children now as students.jpg
4. DSC01259_Peter enjoying rose petal reception.jpg

Posted on Nov 14, 08 | 3:23 pm