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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More District Conference, RID-3280

DGN (2014-15) Safina Rahman and Rtn. Sk. Abdul Hadi at the District Conference, RID-3280 held on 8-9 February 2013 at BICC, Dhaka.

Past RI President Rajendra K Saboo and Rtn. Sk. Abdul Hadi of RC Khulna North, RID-3280 enjoying fellowship at the Installation ceremony of the Rotary Club Calcutta Mahanagar, RID 3291, India

RI Director Shekhar Mehta welcoming Rtn. Sk. Abdul Hadi of RC Khulna North, RID-3280 at the Installation ceremony of the Rotary Club Calcutta Mahanagar, (Home club of Shekhar Mehta) RID 3291, India


Implementing our Matching Grant # 77499

Dear Friends,

Greetings from RC of Khulna North !

We are going to implement our Matching Grant # 77499 with assistance of the Rotary District 5330, supported by the Rotary Club of Temecula, Rotary Club of San Bernardino Sunset, Rotary Club of Murrieta, and Rotary Club of Lake Ellsinore, USA on Friday 22 March 2013 from 9:00 am to onward at Daulatpur Mohsin High School, Daulatpur, Khulna - 9202 School dresses, Calculators, Exercise book & dot pen sets, Dictionaries, Umbrellas, Shoes and Toothpaste & brushes will be distributed among the students. 100 High benches for the school will be also handover to the school authority. This is the first phase program of the Matching Grant # 77499.

You are invited to observe the project.

Best regards-

Rtn. Dr. Mostafa Kamal

Rtn. Dr. Saidul Islam

Primary Contact: Matching Grant # 77499               

President: 2012-13

Rotary Club of Khulna North                                   

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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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