About Rotaract Club of Kathmandu Mid-Town
Rotaract Club of Kathmandu Mid-Town, sponsored by RotaryClub of Kathmandu Mid-Town, is a youth-based, non political,non religious, international social organization established in 1997.It is dedicated to serve and make a difference to the communityfollowing the Rotary International theme of
About Giving Hands-Enabling Mobility
It is estimated that, around the globe, thousands of people of all ages survive industrial,agricultural, road-traffic and other accidents, acts of violence and war; as a consequence,they suffer severe disabilities. Even some are born without limbs but are unable to obtaina functional prosthetic hand. Nepal is of no exception to these facts.“Giving Hands-Enabling Mobility” is one of thecommunity service projects initiated by Rotarianmentor and advisor and the Rotaract Club of Kathmandu Mid-Town.The objective of the project is to provide aprosthetic hand to those with non functional armwith the hand lost below the elbow to enablemobility to perform simple day to day activities
Initial phase of the project:
intensive and wide spread data collectionSources: Hospitals – orthopedic department, Army and police hospitals and cantonments,health centers, public sectors, voluntary, corporate and private organizations or clubs,community and personal contacts.
Implementation on amassing of 50 or more pre-screened applicants,arrangements for providing a prosthetic hand free of cost from USA will be organizedand the recipients will be contacted upon arrival.
A prosthetic hand that is being provided under “Giving Hand-Enabling Mobility” istargeted for all needy candidates, irrespective of cause, economic status, gender, sex,religion, caste and ethnicity.