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“Rotary changes us and those we serve. I believe we can change the world one life at a time”
Paul Harris

Rotary Area of Focus

We are dedicated to seven areas of focus to improve lives, fight diseases, educate our younger generation, protect our environment and promote peace among communities

Peacebuilding and Conflict Prevention

Rotary provides communities with the skills to resolve conflicts and prevent violence, which displace millions of people each year.

Diseas Prevention and Treatment

We are committed to global health programmes for control, elimination, eradication and prevent re-emergence of infectious diseases.

Community Economic Development

Providing vocational training, assistance in further education, guidance in self employment and perhaps material support to improve quality of life.

Basic Education and Literacy

Every child has a right for basic education and literacy. Our programmes are aimed at providing scholarships and infrastructure support for them.

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

We undertake sustainable community projects to improve drinking water and the sanitation infrastructure.

Maternal and Child Health

Educating mothers in healthcare and child nutrition have helped many families to bring up their children with care and responsibility.

Environment

We are committed to supporting activities that strengthen the conservation and protection of natural resources, advance ecological sustainability, and foster harmony between communities and the environment.
(This is our new area of focus.)

History

The birth and growth of Rotary club of Trincomalee had been unique and remarkable. It began with the transfer of an enthusiastic Rotarian from Batticaloa to Trincomalle  Kachcheri in 1978. He was no less a person than the additional government Agent Rtn. N. Pathmanathan, who now hails as the Past District Governor of our RI District 3220.
With the sponsorship of the Rotary Club of Batticaloa, Rtn. N Pathmanathan as the Special representative who was fully dedicated towards Rotary, lost no time to team himself with a selected group of professionals, visited the residents of prospective members, briefed them of “What is Rotary” and had convinced them to fall in line with his ideas. It resulted in the formal inaugural meeting of the club held at the social service centre on the 12th November, 1978 at 5.30pm. Rotarians from the sponsoring club Batticaloa, special invitees and distinguished guests graced this occasion. There were 26 charter members.

The club received its charter on 03rd May, 1979.

CONTACT

Rotary Club of Trincomalee,
Rotary House,
# 115, Dyke Street, Trincomalee, 31000, Sri Lanka
+94 (0) 26 222 2841
rotarytrinco@gmail.com

Rotary Club of Trincomalee

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