International Service exemplifies our global reach in promoting peace and understanding.  We support this service avenue by sponsoring or volunteering on international projects, seeking partners abroad, and more.  International projects we are currently undertaking shown below.  For further information on these projects, contact Mark.   To view latest report, see (here)
Wheelchairs for Kids, Rwanda
We are project managing a one-off fundraiser via Wheelchair for Kids for Heroes Day Care – a facility specializing in support kids with Cystic Fibrosis in Rwanda (which is next-door to Uganda, if you aren’t familiar).  
For more details, see (here)
Winds of Hope project, Uganda 
Winds of Hope was formed in 2016 as a fundraising vehicle for projects and activities in Uganda, Africa, supported by the local Ugandan and East African communities in Australia.  For further information, go to
District/Global Grant to be developed
Solar Smiles
Rotary Albert Park supports Solar Smiles Dental Charity providing free preventative and relief of pain dentistry by taking Australian dental teams to Cambodia and Timor Leste, partnering with local dental professionals using their innovative Solar Powered Backpack dental chairs.
For further information, go to
Sovuzwa Educare Centre, South Africa
The facility is located in an informal township outside of Khayelitsha, itself just outside Cape Town, which has been hard hit by the virus.  The situation in the area is dire, with even water becoming a rare commodity.
 Teacher Training Project, India
The project is for Teacher Professional Development Training of 4,840 Middle & High School Teachers.  A brief overview of the Project is detailed (here).For some pics from our Teachers' Training project, see (here). 
Bodhi Tree Special School, India
The Bodhi Tree Special School was set up in late 2016 for Children with Developmental Disability.  These disabilities include Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation, and Multiple other disabilities that cannot be cured by drugs or surgery.
For more infomation, go to (here)
Books for Vanuatu
Hundreds of library books donated to the Ratua Foundation for schools in Vanuatu to provide their students with a great collection of books from around the world.
For more information, go to (here)
Donations in Kind (DIK)
Rotary Foundation
Rotary Foundation international projects, including its number-one goal of eradicating polio.  For further information, see
Past Projects
Wash IN Schools, India
Supporting the Rotary Club of Bhubaneswar Meadows, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India on a Girls' project - Wash IN Schools – Water, Sanitation and Health. For more infomation, go to
Cambodian Kids Foundation
CKF is a not for profit organisation and a registered Cambodian NGO, founded by Rotary Albert Park member Donna Cooper, supported with $2,000 per year.
Russian Hospital, Phnom Penh
We helped DIK in loading some 99 hospital beds and a number of other items from Peter Mac Hospital into a 40 ft container to go to the Russian Hospital in Cambodia.
Water Safety Vietnam
Donated on behalf of the guest speaker for the Footy Breakfast.
Hope Katolo Nursery School, Kenya
Rebuild classroom & installation of solar panels.  For latest update, see (here)
Sanitation Project - Palghar, India
Global Grant  for Water Purification Systems, Toilet Blocks, Sanitary Napkin Machines & Incinerators.  Our contribution was over $11,000.
Confidential, Tibet
A not-for-profit project providing housing, education and medical support for people in remote Tibet.
Fire Emergency Vehicle, South Africa
With the help of Rotary Albert Park, The Rotary Club of Newlands were able to donate a multipurpose vehicle to the Emergency Volunteer Services (EVS).   We raised over $21,000 by way of a raffle for a trip to South Africa.
Dignity for Young Women of Uganda
A donation of $4,000 for the maunfacture and distribution of salitary towels and diapers, see
Chaeli School, South Africa
We donated $2,000 for the new astro turf play area at the Chaeli Campaign Centre.  This is a a non-profit organisation working to mobilise the minds and bodies of children with disabilities located in South Africa (Western Cape).