P-2616

Nepal Scholarships

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Project Description

Country: Nepal

Location: Kathmandu

Total Budget: $2,800

Areas of Focus: Disease prevention and treatment, Water and sanitation, Maternal and child health, Basic education and literacy, Economic and community development

Activity Type: Education: General

Summary: Provide scholarships for two students in Kathmandu, Nepal.


The mission of the Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty. Consistent with the mission, the Rotary Club of Whitefish will provide scholarships and partial living expenses for two students living in Nepal for 12 months. A former resident of our town moved to Nepal years ago and recently offered up two students to our club for consideration of educational support. One is a 24 year old woman wishing to earn a Master's degree in Environmental Science. With additional education, she hopes to better address critical issues such as clean water in a desperately poor nation. The parents of the other student, in elementary school, hope he will achieve a good education to break the family's multi-generational cycle of poverty. The club's International Committee met the students during a recent video call and enthusiastically endorsed support for their educations. These students are akin to the starfish parable. While we can't help every student needing support, Rotary can help these two students. Just like the boy that tossed one starfish back into the ocean and remarked, "I made a difference to that one!"

Club members will receive monthly reports regarding studies and full details as to finances. The International Committee will carefully review these reports and conduct video calls with the students to discuss educational progress and finances.

The costs are noted in the budget and reflect the net required support. The woman will work part-time while attending school, while the younger student's father is an apprentice tailor and will devote 10% of his monthly income.

Project Contact Person

District: 5390

Rotary Club of: Whitefish

Primary Contact: Bruce Aronson

Email: brucecraib@gmail.com

Project Status

Approved
This project is "Approved". This means that the district leadership has reviewed and approved the allocation of district funds for this project. Once the funds from the district have been issued, the status of the project will be changed to "Paid".

Project listed for the 2019-20 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project

Date

Cash

DDF

Total

Whitefish (5390)

26-Mar-19

$1,400

$1,400

$2,800

Total

$1,400

$1,400

$2,800

Project Supporting Documents


[26-Mar-19]
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History Log Entries

26-Mar-19

System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.

29-Mar-19

by Sue Carstens

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.

29-Mar-19

System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by Bruce Aronson.

29-Mar-19

System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by AJ Spear.

1-Apr-19

System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by Joel Pemberton.

28-May-19

by Brian T Furey

System Entry: Project approved by the District Approval Committee.

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