Helping Small Hands 🤞

With the emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2019, Sri Lanka had a major economic downturn ever since. And with the increasing cost of living, tightening of financial conditions, and most importantly difficulties in fulfilling basic needs; the health sector of the country is affected severely.  The hospitals have had a devastating impact from the crisis and high inflation causing a shortage of resources and rising prices; where some hospitals

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Polio Awareness 💉

Mostly known as poliovirus, Polio is a virus spread from person to person, typically through contaminated water. It can attack the nervous system, and in some instances, lead to paralysis. Although there is no cure, there is a safe and effective vaccine – one which Rotary International and its partners help immunize over 2.5 billion children worldwide. Rotary has been working to eradicate polio for more than 35 years. Their goal of ridding the

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Fight the Bite 🦟

It is said prevention is always better than cure. Dengue fever has been a big problem in Sri Lanka for the past few years. Especially considering the rainy weather and accumulation of water in some areas in Kandy, the threat of dengue is rising more than ever. It is time that we fight back against the rise of dengue and do our part in eradicating it.  Rotaract Club of Kandy

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#Bethe1to 🙅‍♀️🙅‍♂️

The suicide statistics in Sri Lanka have been drastically increasing since 2020 due to the continuous impact of many barriers and issues that we have been facing as a country. The beginning of the Covid-19 Pandemic and the extreme economic downfall that followed have affected many people in more ways than one. While most struggle and somehow get through the hardships, not all are strong enough to do so. Compelling

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Eco Warriors 🍃

Environmental service projects and initiatives have always been a very important part of the Rotaract Club of Kandy’s project plan. Taking it a step further, we executed the project ‘Eco Warriors’, an online awareness webinar session on leading an eco-friendly life, tips for being eco-friendly at all times possible, and discussing sustainable ways to live a life that is less harmful to the environment. The Eco Warriors webinar was hosted

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Act 3.0 Aswawilla – 🤝 From Rotaract to Community 🤝

We are all living in times of uncertainty, burdened by the economic crisis and skyrocketing inflation along with threats of the covid-19 pandemic still looming over us. While many of us strive to make a better living, the marginalized communities suffer more than usual to afford a good standard of living. As a club, the Rotaract Club of Kandy has always been keen on reaching out to the people who

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Every Drop Counts 🩸

There are no artificial alternatives for human blood, and thousands of Sri Lankans depend on blood transfusions for survival. Every year, several women die from causes of pregnancy and childbirth due to inadequate resources in the blood bank. The Kandy Blood Bank has been in dire need of urgent blood donations for a long time. The Rotaract Club of Kandy annually organizes blood donation campaigns to contribute to the blood

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🐝The Beekeeper 🐝 – What is this buzz about?

Dating back to 1500 BC Egypt, 16th century Mayans, stretching all the way from European Middle Ages and Colonial Periods to modern days, throughout the history, the story of humans and the honeybees have been intertwined in more than one way. Regarded as a symbol of fertility, industriousness, and cooperation in ancient cultures and modern religions alike, honeybees are playing a major role in modern agriculture which heavily relies on

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Blood Donation Campaign

“A donation of blood means a few minutes to you, but a lifetime for somebody else.” – Anonymous With the evolution of this competitive world, the people too have become extremely hard-pressed, which has led to a plethora of deadly diseases and accidents, moreover numerous disheartening life losses. The service sectors and NGOs throughout the globe are taking several efforts to make the global citizens aware of some depressing diseases,

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Joylicious

Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future. And they should be celebrated not just one day but every day. Though every day should be celebrated for children, the 1st of October is a reminder to do so, the day on which we celebrate International Children’s Day. In order to spend this day productively, the Rotaract Club of Kandy initiated the community service project

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