New Rotary Club Mont Jali president promises improved welfare

By Nicole Kamanzi M
On 1 August 2019 at 08:43

Gerard Handika who has been elected President of Rotary Club Kigali Mont Jali for a one year tenure 2019/2020 has promised increased efforts towards execution of projects beneficial to Rwandans.

The pledge was made yesterday during the handover ceremony that took place at Lemigo Hotel where Handika took over from Kabandana Aimé.

It was attended by staff and members of Rotary Clubs in Rwanda.

Rotary club is an organization purposed to bring together business and professionals to provide humanitarian services and providing support to addressing problems facing the world by combating illiteracy and poverty, contributing to the provision of safe water, handling disputes and fighting disease.

Rotary Club Kigali Mont Jali was founded in 1999 and is one of the five Rotary clubs in Rwanda among which are; Rotary Club Musanze, Kigali Virunga, Kigali Doyen, Gasabo and Butare.

Rotary Club Kigali Mont Jali was established in 1999 as a subsidiary of Rotary Club Kigali Doyen [which was launched in Rwanda 50 years ago].

It is one of six clubs of Rotary Club in Rwanda, the others being Musanze, Kigali Virunga, Kigali Doyen, Gasabo and Butare with 104 members.

Handika, the new president expressed gratitude for the trust members bestowed onto him.

“Our biggest project is to sponsor marginalized children to access education. We have been sponsoring the Rwanda Children Educational Foundation (RCEF) for three months, helping parents pay for their children’s education,” he said.

Handika thanked contribution from every member of the organization and expressed optimism that more achievements will undoubtedly be realized.

Handika will workz hand in hand with his deputy Aimé Kabandana, and the club’s secretary, Albert Mugunga.

Members of Rotary Club Kigali Mont Jali visit different schools every year where they donate various equipment and Mutuelle de Santé among other contributions.

It also partners with other clubs to make health care services accessible to citizens through Medicare.

The Assistant Governor of Rotary International District 9150, Rugera Jeannette, who is also a member of Rotary Club Kigali Mont Jali promised cooperation with the new leader to effectively fulfill his duties.

“These duties require sacrifice. It is not easy to lead such a club but determination leads to success. Helping the needy benefits the donor in return,” she said

Rugera tasked members to invite more people to join Rotary Club in Rwanda.

Gerard Handika has been elected President of Rotary Club Kigali Mont Jali for a one year tenure 2019/2020
The President of Rotary Club in Rwanda, Rugera Jeannette is also a member of Rotary Club Kigali Mont Jali
This event was attended by staff and members of Rotary Clubs in Rwanda
Kabandana Aimé is the new vice president
Albert Mugunga.is the club’s secretary
The President of Rotary Club in Rwanda, Rugera Jeannette promised cooperation with the new leader to effectively fulfill his duties

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