Workshops teach students to be good citizens

By Rotary International

Students at the workshop

Students respond to a question during the two-day workshop.

By Rajesh Kumar Modi, Rotary Club of Mumbai Borivali East, India

Children are the future of any country. We as members of Rotary have an opportunity to mold them in such a way that they can emerge as efficient and valuable resources for our country. All it takes is changing the way we approach our club activities. Not every project has to be a huge project. Sometimes, size isn’t the only indicator of success.

Big results
In June, my club, the Rotary Club of Mumbai Borivali East, partnered with the Rotary Club of Borivali in District 3140 to organize two day-long workshops on the subject of “How to conduct social activities.” Three dozen students in six grade levels (standard 6 to 12) took part. The outcome was amazing. It was a great experience and made me proud to be chairman of the project.

Our first day started with a motivational speech, followed by discussions of eye and organ donations, skin donation, and garbage management. We passed out pledge forms for anyone who wanted to agree to be skin or eye donors. We also charged them with distributing and collecting additional pledge forms among their friends.

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Source:: Rotary International Blog

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