The House that Jack Built

Another very successful visit to Cambodia. The team built 15 houses. 

Have a look at the press coverage to see what a difference a committed group can make. 
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Why House Building

Compared to just sending money or materials, participation in this house building project provides on-going benefits as follows:

  1. You know that the full amount of your contribution goes directly to the people in need, including the hands-on delivery of the benefits to the recipients.
  2. You gain an in-depth and meaningful experience as a visitor to Cambodia who is not just another tourist.
  3. You learn about poverty and the issues involved.
  4. You become partners with Tabitha-Cambodia and an ambassador for those in need.
  5. You are building the Cambodia people’s collective confidence and pride by giving them opportunities to teach foreigners some skills (rather than being taught by the foreigners).
  6. You give hope to the poorest in the community. The families chosen are the poorest in their communities.  This opportunity to exercise courage and faith in their own ability to overcome seemingly insurmountable odds will encourage others.

Yes “Service above self” is our Rotary motto.  So why does each of the above points starts with “YOU”?  Because YOU CAN MAKE THE DIFFERENCE.

 "…only the science of right conduct toward others pays. Business is the science of human services. He profits most who serves his fellows best."  Rotarian Arthur Frederick Sheldon to the 1st Rotary Convention in 1910.



 


Club Info
Meetings: Friday 12.15pm
Venue: Parmelia Hilton,
14 Mill St, Perth

Office: L1, 110 William St
Perth WA 6000
Tel: (08) 9321 4356
Email: info@rotaryperth.org.au

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