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SCAW 2015: 6 Counties, 4000 Bedkits

For 11 years running, Rotary Club of Nairobi has partnered with the Sleeping Children Around the World (SCAW) teams from Canada distributing bedkits to children across the country. The Sleeping Children Around the World initiative was founded by Mur-ray and Margaret Dryden in 1970 in Canada and to date, SCAW has raised CAD 23Million to […]

Cura @10

By PP Mike Eldon Ten years ago, when Eric Krystall was President of our Rotary Club of Nairobi, the Rotary Cura Home was officially opened by the then Vice President, Moody Awori. The District Governor of the day, Mohamed Abdulla, was present, as was then Assistant Governor Bimal Kantaria, whose Westlands Rotary Club played a […]

WOMAN OF EXCELLENCE: EVELYN MUNGAI

It was in 2000 that Dinesh Kapila and his family introduced their ‘Award for Excellence’, on the completion of his year as President of the Rotary Club of Nairobi. ‘It was because we as a family believe only in excellence, and wished to encourage this in others,’ he told the large crowd of Rotarians from […]

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Kenya Rural Blindness EradIcation Project (eye camps)

1000 operations in one year! Since 1985 we have been running the Kenya Rural Blindness Eradication Project to perform cataract operations to poor and deserving people. The team comprises an opthalmic crew with theatre equipment and sets up a makeshift operation theatre to perform the cataract operations. Operations have been conducted in Eldoret, Mukumu, Aga […]