Polio Plus: As an international organization, and a part of the big Rotary family, the RC of Nicosia will contribute to Polio eradication. A special event is planned this year and the proceeds will be sent to RI for this purpose.
Humanitarian Aid To Greece: Touched by the economic crisis in Greece, the RC of Nicosia is organizing a collection of clothing and food-stuff in cooperation with the Archbishopric of Cyprus, in order to support various institutions and SOS Villages in Greece, which are supporting mainly children. The event is organized during September, which is the New Generations month.
Artificial Joints Project: 1.2-1.4 million disabled people, live in Egypt most of them living in very poor villages , having no financial means to improve their situation. A survey was undertaken by Dr Mohamed Salah a Rotarian from the RC Al Orouba who has visited a lot of poor villages and identified severe cases of children needing prosthesis.
Alzheimer Day Care Centre in Lythrodontas: The Alzheimer Day care centre has the capacity to offer services to 30 patients in a beautiful tranquil atmosphere, by professional staff, made up of physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychologist, nursing staff and assistants. All these therapies aim in the elimination of the progress of the Alzheimer disease, while keeping the patients in a safe and beautiful environment and their families free for few hours. The Day Care Centre offers assessment and treatment programs in individual and group basis. It also provides lunch, free transportation offered by the municipality of Lythrodontas and personal care services. It is open from Monday to Friday from 8am-1pm.
Alzheimer Day Care Centre in Kaimakli: Implemented as a centenial project in cooperation with RC of Aspelia and Inner Wheel this is one of the most successful projects of our Club, which has won over the years Best Practices awards, funding from the EU and Community Service Awards. Physiotherapy, occupational therapy, music therapy, hot meals and a rest room are few of the services that are offered to the patients. The project has been embraced by the Municipality of Kaimakli who is supporting it as well as the Ministry of Health.
Scholarship fund: One of Rotary’s fundamentals is the support of Youth, the Future of the World.
The Rotary Club of Nicosia, has awarded eleven students with scholarships for the academic year 2012-13, during a simple and moving ceremony which took place at the District Governor’s office on the 12th of February.
The criteria of the Scholarships were based on the high academic performance of the students as well as the financial position of the family. In times of global recession and economic crisis, the need of a proper education is even more essential as Education is a passport for professional and personal development.
Newlife Project: The Rotary Club of Nicosia in cooperation with Varnavas Hadjipanayi Ltd has launched the New Life and New Hope Project, which aims in providing baby clothes, toys and shoes and chairs/swings to new born babies and young children.
Many mothers face difficulties in getting milk , clothes and accessories for their babies. There are already two institutions in Cyprus who are offering , these essential things to the babies but due to unexpectingly increasing demand, they find huge difficulties in covering the current needs. This is where extra help was needed from Rotarians and other volunteers.
By this project the Rotary Club of Nicosia aims in making the first moments of each child who comes to life to be special and happy, with enough clothing and bedding as well as a brand new chair/swing for his safety , comfort and fun.