Three Rotaract Clubs from the indian RI District 3230, Chennai, participated in our project and managed to gather 105 kg of food supplies for 200 people! We present you the article from the indian RI District 32,30 about their participation in the BUY ONE MORE !
“As the World Rotaract Week was being observed from 9th to 15th March 2015, Rotaract Club of Athens, Greece, RI District 2470 brought forth an incredible notion – getting one extra item of the fruits and vegetables,groceries bought and donating that to the needy.
The idea was aptly christened as “Buy One More!” in which 22 Rotaract Clubs and 3 Rotary Clubs from 11 different Countries have partook so far. The District Rotaract Council, 2014-15, RI District 3230, Chennai, India, takes pride to have been a part of this venture and donated 105 kgs (by doing campaign for 3hours a day) of fruits and vegetables, groceries overall which sums up to an amount close to 220 euros from which nearly 200 people benefitted.
The idea was put into implementation by the Council, hosted by Rotaract Club of Madras Central, Rotaract Club of MNM Jain Engineering College and Rotaract Club of RKM Vivekananda College at a garden fresh fruits/vegetables market Kovai Pazhamudhir Nilayam, Besant Nagar, Chennai on the most important day in our calendar – 13th of March,2015, The World Rotaract day fruits/vegetables market Kovai Pazhamudhir Nilayam, Besant Nagar, Chennai on the most important day in our calendar – 13th of March,2015, The World Rotaract day.
The event was inaugurated by RTR.DRRN.PP.PHF. Subadhra Marimuthu, ADRS.Rtr.Praveen, IPDRS.Rtr.Vijay Sundar and the District International Service team. This charity drive spanned over a period of 3 days and at the closing of each day we donated the collection of that particular day at the ;aces as mentioned Day 1 : Voices of Heaven – Home for Children , Thuraipakkam, Chennai, Day 2: Kakkum Karangal illam – Home for children and the elderly, Maraimalai Nagar, Chennai. Day 3: Old age Home.
We, the Rotaractors from Rotary International District 3230, are overwhelmed to have brought smiles to the faces of the God’s own children, joining hands with Rotaractors round the globe on the day which every Rotaractor reveres about. We would like to wish all the friends in Rotaract a very cheerful Rotaraction ahead!”
THANK YOU SO MUCH INDIA!