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Rotary Friday Clinic and Diabetic Center

Rotary Friday clinic and diabetic center is one of the prestigious projects of Rotary club of Khulna North.  Physicians are attending every Friday from 7:30am to 12:00pm.  Pathology section collects blood and urine from diabetic patients.  And after blood r/e, urine r/e test, we have been giving prescriptions (to 70 to 80 patients weekly) through Physicians.   At present, the total numbers of permanent diabetic patients are 1502.  In case of a very poor patient, essential medicines are also free.  Three Rotarians and 3 to 6 Rotaractors are directly involved and other members of the club have given support for smooth running of the Rotary clinic and diabetic center.

Rtn. Sk. Abdul Hadi
President: 1991-92 & 2004-05
Rotary Club of Khulna North


District Conference 2014, RI District 3281

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Rtn. Sk. Abdul Hadi
President: 1991-92 & 2004-05
Rotary Club of Khulna North

I attended the District Conference 2014, RID-3281 at BCC, Dhaka on 21 - 22 March 2014.  PDG Debasish Mitra and his spouse Papia Mitra represented RI President Ron D. Burton & First Lady Jetta Burton.   Emeritus Professor Anisuzzaman was the Chief Guest.  The number of total participants was about 1600. 

A Daily Newspaper Supplement was brought out with the message from The President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, R I President, Chief Guest and some Rotary dignitaries. There were 15 Plenary Sessions in two days' program between 9.00 am to 10 pm.  Tea/Coffee, Juice, Soup, Snacks, Lunch and Dinner were served.  The ceremony ended with Cultural Program and Raffle Draw.



Second phase of Bangladesh grant completed

Rotary Club of Khulna North completed the second phase of distribution for Rotary International Grant #77499 on June 13, 2013. This grant is supported by funds from The Rotary Foundation and Rotary Clubs of Temecula, San Bernardino, Murrieta and Lake Elsinore. 

This second phase included distribution of mosquito nets, blankets, water filters, documents for 6 latrines and "fish-fry" for two area ponds out of five planned as part of of the project. These items where distributed to poor students and their families of Diana, Aranghata & Gaikur villages of Daulatpur, Khulna district of Bangladesh. (Click on images for enlarged view)












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First Phase of Matching Grant Project Completed

Submitted by : Rtn Dr Mostafa Kamal, Primary Contact, MG#77499, RC of Khulna North

Implementation of our first part of matching grant # 77499 programs was held on 22 March, Friday 2013 at Daulatpur Muhsin High School, Daulatpur, Khulna.  Almost all Rotarians of our club and some Rotaractors were engaged in the distribution program. Visiting Rotarians of adjacent clubs, members of school management committee and some community leaders were present in the occasion.

As per our schedule School Dresses, Calculators, Exercise Book Sets & Dot pens, Dictionaries, Umbrellas, Shoes, Toothpaste & brush were distributed among the students. High benches for the school were also handed over to the school authority. This is the reports on item # 1 to 8. For item # 10,Supplier is ready to handed over Fishery Fry (young fish ) but  beneficiaries  requested to handed over/ drop Fishery Fry (young fish ) to their pond at the time of  mid rain (expected time within 2 week from now) , so we waiting for as soon as mid rain started.

Some action photographs are shown above. Name of the photographer is Mr.Mamun ( media photographer) & Mr. Razib (NGO worker).

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History of Rotary Club of Khulna North

RI District: 3280. Club ID # 16128

Rotary Club of Khulna North established on 23 March 1980.  The Rotary Club of Khulna sponsored the Club.  GGR was Late Rtn. PP Rafiqul Islam. Rtn. Sarwar Khan and Rtn. Major Shahiduzzaman was the Charter President & Honorary Secretary respectively. Charter members of this club were 30. After 403 days, the Rotary International recognized the Club on April 30, 1981 and the Charter was presented by the then DG Late Rtn. M. Mashiur Rahman on 12 June 1981.  During last 32 years a few members left the club transferring their job, some are expired and some left the Rotary club.  Only Charter Member Rtn. PP Sk. Abdul Hadi is with us since his joining to the club. He also served two times as the President of the Club.  Now our club members are 22.

The Club since its inception involved to implement many projects like - Eye camps, Family Planning, Sanitary Latrines, Tube wells, Passenger Sheds, Training on Sewing, Typing & Computer, Integrated Village Development, Free Friday Clinic, Drugs & Aids Prevention, Immunization, Blood Donation, Stipends, Winter Clothe & Clothe the Orphans and so on.

Their prestigious Project 3-H Women Development Project was inaugurated in July 1992 with a grant of US$ 56, 000/- from The Rotary Foundation.  At present 350 women has been enjoying revolving Micro credit loan and working for their self-reliant income generating activities by divided into 30 troops.

The Free Friday Rotary Clinic & Diabetic center is running very efficiently to help poor people.  Four Physician club members providing (by rotation) their services excluding the Medical officer to meet the patients of our demand.

The club sponsored another five clubs namely - (A) Rotaract Club of Khulna North, (B) Rotary Club of Natore, (C) Rotary Club of Metropolitan Khulna, (D) Rotary Club of Polash & (E) Rotaract Club of Daulatpur.


Bangladesh officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh is a country in South Asia. It is bordered by India on all sides except for a small border with Burma (Myanmar) to the far southeast and by the Bay of Bengal to the south. Together with the Indian state of West Bengal, it makes up the ethno-linguistic region of Bengal. The name Bangladesh means "Country of Bengal" in the official Bengali language.

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