Category: International

January 22 2015

World of Difference in Cambodia

Through tour participant, Matthew Scott, the Rotary Club of Bendigo South donated nine bikes to students at Bosala Primary School, making the journey from isolated village to school more feasible. In December of 2014, I undertook a two week volunteer working trip to several areas of metropolitan and regional Cambodia. The trip was part of a...
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July 29 2014

Meningoencephalocele (MEC) operations in Cambodia

Recently, our very own Rotarian, Anne Peace together with Bendigo-Strathdale Rotarian, Greg Penno, spoke on ABC Local Radio during Jonathan Ridnell’s Breakfast program. The topic of their interview was ‘meningoencephalocele.’ “What is that?” I hear you saying. Well, you’ll just have to listen to the interview podcast to find out. Here are a few clues though:...
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September 1 2012

Centru Feto Maubisse, East Timor – International Working Party

In July/August of 2012, seven members of the Rotary Club of Bendigo South and their friends travelled to the remote village of Maubisse, East Timor to undertake an International Working Party project at the Centru Feto Maubisse (Maubisse Women’s Centre). This project involved the construction of an outdoor cooking area (dapur). The framework for this...
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March 22 2012

Disaster Aid Australia save lives around the world

Whether it be a flood in Pakistan, an earthquake in Haiti or a humanitarian crisis in Sudan, Disaster Aid Australia stands ready to deploy Disaster Aid Response Teams (DART) and packs filled with life saving shelter, tools and utensils to the areas they are most needed. Even the boxes themselves can be used as a carpenter’s...
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