The Rotaract Club of Kandy is one of the oldest and most prestigious clubs in the RI District 3220. The club was chartered on the 16 th April 1986, holding a proud history of 33 years. Over the past 33 years, the club has served the community in numerous ways with the club members and held the spirit of Rotaract flying high. It has also been able to mold and groom young and passionate individuals of ages 18-30 who have succeeded in their personal life as well as in serving the community.
The Rotaract Club of Kandy is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Kandy. The club has won the RI District 3220 Citation for 9 consecutive years starting from the year 2005-06. In the year 2012/2013, the club was recognized as one of best Rotaract Clubs in the District by the Rotaract District 3220. The Club also won a total of 29 Awards (21 Club Awards + 8 Individual Awards) at District Assembly along with the most Outstanding Club Award: the club with the highest number of projects for the Rotaract Year 2012-13.
Awards for the most innovative Professional Development Project -Silver award (Tap rubber, pluck Tea) – Silver award, Rotaract fellowship club service project - Bronze award for RUN and Holi fest, most outstanding community service project focused on disease prevention and treatment -Gold award for Hands of Healing, most outstanding community service project focused on maternity and child health - Gold award for We Care were won for years 2017-18. The club members have also won awards at RYLA for best Rylarian and the Best team leader at RYLA 2017.
The current President of the club is Rtr. Mohommad Rehan with a strong vision of taking Rotaract and the club to higher levels. Under his leadership the club is engaged in many activities in the current Rotaract year 2018-19 with the theme of ‘Pursue Happiness’. The club currently holds a membership of 51 members.
The club engages in projects in avenues of Community Service, Club service, International Understanding, Professional development and Human resource development in order to serve the community while building great leaders for the future. The club also engages in close relationships with the Rotary as well as Interact and engage in joint projects with them. Our members also get constant support and advice from the past members of the club who were the pillars behind the great success of the club. The Rotaract Club of Kandy is known well by the society by our signature projects which were very successful throughout the past years. “Painted Dreams” ,“Pedal to Cure”, “Conquer the Peaks”, Annual Thalassemia project, RUN are some of the major projects carried out by us.