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SERVICE PROJECTS OF THE CLUB Projects 13-14 | 08-09 | 07-08 | 06-07

Inaugurated spanking new toilet facilities at Asha Daan

Rotary Club of Mumbai Queen's Necklace inaugurated spanking new toilet facilities at Asha Daan, Home for Destitute Women & Children.

Rtn. Nimish Shah, Rotary Anne Jalpa, PE Jayesh Sheth and President Anju Siraj were present for the occasion.

Project Cost – Rs.1,10,000/- (Rs.55,000 donated by Rtn. Nimish Shah).


Activities for the Rotary Service Utsav for March 2010

The Hearing Impaired Children from the Rotary Sanskardham Academy went for an Adventure camp for three days to Phansad Reserve Forest. The kids did Rock climbing, Riffle shooting, Rappling, Zoomer climb, River crossing and Jungle Trail and Sailing. The children had a great experience of the sea, the different kinds of boats used especially the man made sack bag thermocole Raft.


They studied the nature, Animal Habitats, Breeding places of butterflies, Shekaroo squirrel, langur's, Vulture nests. The children also visited the forts and saw the "ghorpads' Living places of Leopards, Forest fire and village Holi. The students spent some time with the villagers too. The RYLA proved to be a great learning experience filled with fun and adventure.

400 Note Books were distributed to the students of the Bradley Night School at Khetwadi

To promote Literacy amongst the Under-privileged youth, 400 Note Books were distributed to the students of the oldest Night School in Mumbai, the Bradley Night School at Khetwadi. The students comprise of maids, peons, tea boys etc., who during the day are occupied in some profession and in the night they study to give the University Exams.

Educational Camp to Lonavala

An Educational Camp to Lonavala was organized for 50 Mentally Challenged Children and their Teachers. The Children enjoyed playing the Cricket Match and the Rassi Khech game.

Most refreshing part was the amazing Water Park. They liked to play with different water rides and wave pools. With this enjoyment they learnt ‘cycle of day and night’ at sunset point.

At Karla Caves they learnt how artisans carved beautiful art on rocks thousands of years ago. At Bushi Dam teacher’s explained them that how water is stored in Dams and Journey of water from Dam to our home. At Kaivalya Dham Yoga Centre teachers and children learnt importance of yoga in our life and scientific methods of doing yoga. At Ekvira Mata Temple they climbed thousands of steps without being tired. It showed that their physical stamina had increased.
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Spouse Night

On 19th February, The Rotary Club of Mumbai Queen’s Necklace (RCQMN) celebrated World Understanding and Peace day with 21 Rotarians from 13 different Rotary Clubs from across Canada and USA. The Polio Vision delegation was headed by PDG Bob Callagher, District 6400. The Members of RCQMN helped in arranging their visit to Mumbai. They were taken for a sight seeing tour around Mumbai. They visited our Flagship Project, The Rotary Sanskardham Academy, the school for the Hearing Impaired and Children with Multiple disabilities. They interacted with the children and were touched and impressed with the children’s capabilities.

Spouse NightThe delegation met the Members of the Club at a Musical Spouse Night where a Cake was cut to celebrate Rotary International’s 105th Birthday and World Peace and Understanding Day.

The trip was rounded off with a visit to a Bollywood Studio where some of the ladies were treated to a Makeover …. to their delight.

The renowned Doctor Rahul Joshi conducted a Music Clinic much to the delight of the members.
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A unique way of integrating children from different strata and
teaching them leadership and vocational skills.

RAINBOW-IIIRotary Club of Mumbai Queen’s Necklace jointly with Maharashtra State Women’s Council organized an interactive yearly workshop “RAINBOW-III” at the Hornimun Circle to teach the art of paper sculpting to create three-dimensional artwork.

250 children from different stratas of the community participated in making Gift Bags from recycled material. They were taught how to decorate them. The programme helped in bringing the children close to nature and strengthen the concepts of re-cycling materials, sharing with each other, working in a cohesive group and develop leadership. It also taught them a vocational skill which could be utilized to earn money.

Every student was then given a Certificate of participation and a book on practical tips of how to combat Global Warming.

This workshop was very graciously conducted by Ms.Preeti Kothari

Anju, Kastur, Sonal and Rotary Ann Bhavna and Smita Shah participated in the event. Photo Gallery

NEEV New Education and Environment Visions

NEEV New Education and Environment Visions    

Rotary Club of Mumbai Queen’s Necklace along with Rotary Club of Bay View participated in the Neev Festival wherein Stalls were put up by the NGO at Kalaghoda.
Slumber Kit

Slumber KitSlumber Kit Distribution Program was held on 13th February at YMCA International House. In this program, 25 kits were distributed to children of Sanskar Balmandir School.

President Anju Siraj, Rtn.Kastur Maroo and Rtn.Sonal Jhaveri attended the program.

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Distributions of Vision Glasses


500 Vision Glasses were distributed to the needy people through the Haji Bachoo Ali Eye Hospital by the Visiting Rotarians from USA and Canada. This programme was organized by Dr. Chandrashekhar Joshi and attended by Sonal and Kastur, who escorted our guests.

Flagship Project Rotary Sanskardham AcademyThe Polio Vision Team comprising of Rotarians from 13 Clubs from Canada and USA visited our Flagship Project Rotary Sanskardham Academy. They were immensely impressed with the performances of the children especially acrobatics on the Malkhamb. They were amazed at the number of accolades won by our children in the extra-curricular field.
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A. K. Munshi Yojana

Lunch and goody bags were distributed to the 100 mentally challenged children of the A. K. Munshi as part of the Birthday Celebration of Rotarian Sunil Mehta’s son, Krishn.

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Partners in Service

a) Inner Wheel Members donated 500 Nos. Post Colour Boxes to the Children of Rotary Sanskardham Academy

b) Our Special Interactors from Rotary Sanskardham Academy celebrated Children's Day on 14th November by entertaining Under Privileged Children by organizing Games, Movie and Eats. They also entertained Senior Citizens by the lowest strata by cooking and sharing a meal with them.

c) On 26/11, the differently abled Interactors of Rotary Sanskardham Academy visited all the Police Stations in Northern Mumbai and presented the policemen with sweets and a pen each to show that they care. The Commissioner of Police was extremely touched by this act – Homage to Martyrs 26-11

1. Medical Camp consisting of Total Physical, Dental and Eye Checkup was conducted at Barretto High School for 650 students during the Rotary Service Utsav weekend. The Camp was conducted by Rtn Dr. Chandrashekhar Joshi, Rotary Anne Rohini Joshi, Rtn. Dr.Shailesh Divecha and their Team.

2. Movie Bal Ganesha screened on 14th November at New Excelsior Theatre for 800 Under-privileged and Handcapped Children. Movie arranged by Rtn.Kastur Maroo, Theatre courtesy Rtn.Sanjiv Mehta. Snacks Courtesy Rtn.Vikash Berlia.
  • Boat Picnic organized for 120 Senior Citizens with Music, Games and Eats on 21st November 2009
  • Polio NID carried out at Nana Chowk on 8th November 2009
  • Conducted a Cancer Detection Camp for 100 Policemen at Malabar Hill Police Station
  • Co-hosted the District Event : Seminar on Financial Planning on 21st November 2009
  • Sponsored 40 Local Tribal women for Embroidery and Beautician's Course at Vajreshwari
  • Donated 46" TV along with DVD, VCD to Rotary Sanskardham Academy by Rtn. Ketan Sheth
  • Hemlata Charities - Rs.2.00 lakhs received in 2009.
Medical Camp consisting of Total Physical, Dental and Eye Checkup was conducted at Barretto High School for 650 students during the Rotary Service Utsav weekend. The Camp was conducted by Rtn Dr.Chandrashekhar Joshi, Rotary Anne Rohini Joshi, Rtn. Dr.Shailesh Divecha and their Team.
Disability Award to RSA
Our Special Interactors from Rotary Sanskardham Academy celebrated Children’s Day on 14th November by entertaining Under Privileged Children by organizing Games, Movie and Eats. They also entertained Senior Citizens by the lowest strata by cooking and sharing a meal with them.
Vocational Training - Press Release
Swami Vivekanda famous words...Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.has been taken seriously by Rotary Club of Bombay Queens Neckalce and the club has aggressively adopted the DISHA initiatiive which is a thrust area of the District Governor under the of aegis Vocational Service and is undertaken by JSS.
Our club has taken a task of empowering about 200 needy people and help them by way of teaching them ocationals skills like Beautician Course, Mobile Repairing Course etc . This will enable them to earn a modest living and live their life with dignity.

100 Women from this program are funded by one member who chose to gift this program to her friends for Diwali instead of sending them Sweets and Diyas.

During the Rotary Service Utsav on October 24th, Queens Necklace President Anju Siraj recently visited a Beautician Course which is currently being conducted at Sewri and met and interacted with the participants and the Course Trainer and was happy to note that the participants were really happy and they appreciated the efforts of the Rotary Club of Bombay Queens Necklace.

  July 2009

1. On 1st July, 2009 Blood Donation Drive was held at Dadar West Station along with other Rotary Clubs and 125 bottles of blood were collected .

2. Total Physical Check up for Club Members at Saifee Hospital

3. Donated Computer to Blood Bank Staff at Nair Hospital

4. On 17th July 2009, Installation of Interact Club at Lady Engineer School.

5. On 17th July 2009, Inauguration of Garden of Lady Engineer High School.
They collected funds by auctioning their paintings which were bought by the Rotarians. The funds raised were used to put up this Garden.

6. 400 Note Books were distributed to hearing impaired students at Sanskardham, which were donated by Past President Arun Todarwal.

7. Co-hosted District TRF Seminar at Rotary Centre, Juhu.

8. Hosted a talk given by the Berkeley University Students on the District Thrust Area of Potable Drinking Water for all.

9. Inner Wheel Club of Bombay Queens Necklace
  1. Yearly Education of 5 girls Sponsored @ Rs.5000/- per Child = Rs.25,000
  2. Donated the District Urban Project on Burns = Rs.51,000
  3. Helped a Woman suffering from Blood disorder = Rs.10,000
  4. Old Books and Clothes donated to SPRJ School
  5. Donated 200 masks to Sion Hospital