International Donations

International Donations

Kal Rotarians also support international projects and initiatives, such as End Polio, through club fundraisers or through donations to The Rotary Foundation.  See more at Link to Foundation.

In October 2020, Kal Rotarians, friends and family are travelling to the village of April, Nepal to help build two houses for this community that was devastated by the 2015 earthquake.  To find out more about this trip and how you can help click here…

2019 - 2020 Donations
International Donation RecipientYearDescriptionArea of Focus
Devi Jal Kumari School, Gorkha Nepal2015 – 2019

-Built a two story school serving 225 students

-built two toilet buildings at the school

 

2019 –funding provided for electrical connections to the school and to purchase desks, chairs and bookshelves.

 

Supporting Education

 

Providing Clean Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Frances G. Cosco Foundation2019

2019 -provision of a latrine to serve an 800 student school in Bezawit, Ethiopia

 

2020 – Furnish classrooms in a school at the Tis Abay primary school in Amhara region of Ethiopia. We are a part of a $300,000 project which is doubling the size of the school, building latrines etc.  So basically, a new school in the area for about 1,200 children allowing for education from grade 1-8 instead of only 1-4.

Supporting Education

 

Providing Clean Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Clean Water for Haiti2018 – 2019

2018 – 100 bio sand filters for rural families

 

2019 – 50 more bio sand filters and funds to replace an old truck that delivers the filters to rural communities

 

2020 – funding for 4 motorcycles which will allow the technicians to reach the rural areas they service and do regular maintenance checks.

 

2020 – 50 more bio sand water filters

 

Providing Clean Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
International Donation RecipientYearDescriptionArea of Focus
Kiva Micro Loans2015 to presentFunds to support  primarily  women’s businesses in developing countriesGrowing Local economies
Africa2019-fund to provide “hippo rollers” for 15 communities in Africa.Providing Clean Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Zimbabwe Project2019-support the building of a community agricultural garden

Saving Mothers and Children

 

Growing Local economies

Gleaners20192019 – funds to assist the purchase of a new air dryer

Saving Mothers and Children

 

Rotary Club of Costalegre, Mexico20202020 – Rotary Club in Mexico – building a school kitchen and mess hall eating area for 200 students at the Kinder School in Costalegre, Mexico.  This is a partnership with the Rotary club of Costalegre.

Saving Mothers and Children

 

Rotary International Project Support20192019 – Funding to support the construction of three classrooms at St. Matthews Primary School in Pomona, Stann Creek, Belize, and Central America.

Supporting Education

 

Olive Branch for Children Organization2020This money will seed a gas stove project to replace in-home wood burning stoves with gas top stoves, freeing up people (almost exclusively girls) from spending hours a day foraging for firewood.  This will allow the organization to set up a distribution center in Mbeya, S.E. Tanzania and create a self- sufficient small business in the area.

Growing Local economies

 

Promoting health and education