Paul Lloyd , Rotary Club of Southern Mitchell was guest speaker to the club on LEMUR relief project for Madagascar.
This Southern Mitchell Rotary international project is designed to support 1,100 Primary School children and their teachers at St. Vincent de Notre Dame de l'Androy (St. Vincent's) Primary School in Ambovombe, Androy Madagascar.
The area has suffered 6 years of successive drought in addition to the Covid-19 pandemic which is forcing families in rural communities to resort to desperate measures to survive.
Donations will be used to provide food, clean drinking water, medicine and school equipment to help parents keep their children fed and to stay at school.
Target is$36,000 to enable sourcing of stationary items, currently waiting for new quotes to source new books, school bags, pencil cases, source new kitchen equipment.
Donations of $27,283 received.