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Content Item - Days for Girls - Sew'athon

10th October, 2015

Wirringga Scout Hall, Oakleigh South

Join Rotary, Sunday Assembly and Scouts to help transform girls and women across the developing world with Days for Girls.

We are running a volunteer global "Sew-a-thon" to produce sustainable feminine hygiene kits for girls in developing communities around the world. This event also celebrates the United Nations Day of the Girl Child on 11th October.

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Content Item - Seven Women

6th October, 2015

Mantra Hotel, Southbank

Guest Speaker: Stephanie Woollard - Founder of Seven Women

Seven Women began in 2007 as a grass roots development project to create change for seven women who were found operating out of a tin shed and enduring harsh discrimination as a result of being disabled. Seven Women founder Stephanie Woollard first met these women and invested in training in the hope that gaining a skill would give them a means to earn an income. Steph now designs what is sold herself and funds the project through the sale of the women's hand-made products. Through a dedicated and passionate team we have been able to establish four centres in Nepal (two in Kathmandu and two village projects) which have trained and employed over 900 women.

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Content Item - Nepal - Rebuilding the Road to Recovery

In response to the catastrophic earthquakes that ravaged Nepal in April and May 2015, Southbank Rotary has partnerted with the Rotary Club of Huon Valley and other Rotarians across Australia to assess the humanitarian needs of communities in Nepal.  Our club is committed to making a difference in Nepal through the first of our rebuilding projects scheduled for November 2015.

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Content Item - Nepal - From Rescue to Recovery

16th June, 2015

Feddish Cafe / Bar & Restuarant, Federation Square

This week, we will hear from visiting lecturer Mr. Ratna Paudyal, who will speak to us on Nepal, its needs and how micro-finance can and does assist to break the cycle of poverty and the current situation following the recent devastating earthquakes.

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Content Item - Meeting 5 May 2015 - Update on Nepal Earthquake

Join Rotary Club of Southbank on Tuesday 5th May for a conversation with Rishi Kandel and Kabir Rajbhandari.

Rishi will give us an update on the earthquake tragedy in Nepal and share with us ideas about how Rotary can work with the local Nepalese community in Australia to assist in the long term recovery and rebuilding of Nepal. Kabir will also share with us photos and stories from his recent visit to Nepal, with first hand insights into Nepal, it's society and culture.

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