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Rotary Club Of Owerri Maps Out Programmes Worth Over N10 Million

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By Chidi Nkwopara, OWERRI

The Rotary Club of Owerri Metropolitan has mapped out projects and programmes worth over N10 million in the current Rotary Year, to tackle disease prevention and treatment, basic education and literacy, maternal and child health, as well as peace building and conflict prevention.

The Club President, Miss Chioma Juliana Ngonadi, disclosed this weekend, during her installation as the 15th President of the Club.

Ngonadi said: “These proposed projects will gulp over N10 million. As synergizes, our combined efforts will produce greater impact and positively touch lives faster. We intend to up our game in basic education and literacy, community economic development, disease prevention and treatment and supporting the environment.

“Other areas of focus this Rotary Year includes maternal and child health, peace building and conflict prevention, as well as water, sanitation and hygiene.”

While urging Rotarians not to stop giving their time, talent and treasure, for the good of humanity, Ngonadi also recalled that “Rotary International is one organization, where your donations will be utilized for service projects and properly accounted for”.

Continuing, the Club President said: “Let us not only imagine, but to also reach out and let humanity feel our existence.”

Earlier in his welcome address, the Deputy District Trainer, who doubles as Installation Planning Committee Chairman, Mr. Kelechi Anyanwu, reminded Rotarians that “although the times are hard, our humanity will be badly affected if we do nothing about the suffering masses in the land”.

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