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Visit Of Wilf Wilkinson

February 20, 2013 divider image

Wilfrid J Wilkinson, The Rotary Foundation Board of Trustee Chairman and Past President of The Rotary International (2007- 2008) along with Vice Chairman Rotary Foundation (India) and Trustee, The Rotary Foundation Rtn. Ashok Mahajan visited Matru seva Sangh, Sitabuldi, Nagpur on 14th February 2013. This was a visit to the Matching Grants Project # 78438 of The Rotary Club of Nagpur. Rotary Club of Nagpur, along with the Rotary Club of Emmaus USA, Dist.7430 are creating a premature baby and newborn Intensive Care Unit in Women and Child Charitable Hospital to serve the Poor Population of Central India at a minimum cost. A tertiary level facility which would include newborn baby ventilator, phototherapy units, warmers, Infusion pumps etc would be in place before this Rotary year ends. Being in the heart of the Country, this facility would create, not only increased survival rate of children, but, would also provide a better and more productive life to these children with the State of the Art Facility.

Wilf Wilkinson at Martru Seva Sangh

The group also visited the other important facilities of Matru Seva Sangh, namely, Snehangan (An indoor facility for handicapped children), A Cancer Detection Centre (Charitable).

They also saw one of the Most useful matching Grants project of Rotary Club of Nagpur along with the Rotary Club of Harwich Dennis (USA) – A fully equipped mobile dental clinic (THE BOB STONE DENTAL CLINIC) given to The Maharogi Seva Samiti, Warora. This Van has catered to a large number of Tribal Villages for the past 7 years and is still usefully employed in Door to door Dental care services for the Poor, under privileged and tribal population of Central India.

The District Governor, Rtn Sanjay Meshram, The District Rotary Foundation Chair Rtn. Jagdish Khatri, PDG Vishwas Saharabhojnee and Satish Sule were prominently present in addition to a large number of Rotarians from Rotary club of Nagpur headed by Pres. Atul Shah. The Full management of Matru Seva Sangh, headed by Mrs. Babhulkar (President) were excellent and hospitable hosts for the occasion.

– Dr Mannu Daga

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