Lion's Bahari To Our 24th installation Nite

Posted on Saturday, 06/Jul/2019
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CHIEF GUEST & INSTALLING OFFICER - ZONE CHAIRPERSON LION LINDA SHUMA, REGION CHAIRPERSON LION SHASHI D’SILVA, PRESIDENT LION KAMALJEET KAUR, FELLOW LIONS AND FRIENDS.
A VERY GOOD EVENING TO YOU ALL.

I WELCOME YOU ALL TO OUR 24TH INSTALLATION NITE. IT HAS BEEN A WONDERFUL YEAR WITH FRUITFUL ACTIVITIES AND MEDICAL CAMP. WITH EACH AND EVERY MEMBERS CONTRIBUTIONS WE SUCCEEDED IN SERVING MEMBERS OF OUR SOCIETY.

I WOULD LIKE TO PRESENT A BRIEF REPORT AND ACCOUNT FOR ALL WE DID DURING MY YEAR AS YOUR PRESIDENT.

WE HAD OUR REGULAR MEETINGS EVERY MONTH. IN TWO OF OUR REGULAR MEETINGS WE HAD GUEST SPEAKERS, ONE WAS MRS. EVALYNE ODONGO – MOLA OF LAWQUERY LTD. WHO GAVE A TALK ON “THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING A WILL” AND THE OTHER WAS MRS. SEEMA JASANI WHO GAVE A TALK ON “EXCERCISE, HEALTH AND NUTRITION”. THIS MEETING WAS ALSO COMBINED WITH THE VISITATION OF OUR THEN ZONE CHAIRPERSON LION SHASHI.

TO MAKE OUR MEETINGS INTERESTING AND LIVELY WE MOVED TO DIFFERENT VENUES AND HAVE HAD MEETINGS WITH DISH PROGRAMME WHERE OUR LADIES PREPARED HOME COOKED FOOD.
THANKS TO OUR TAMER AND ACTING TAMER, LIONS MAYURI & TASNEEM DAR.

NO CLUB ACTIVITIES CAN BE DONE WITHOUT MONEY AND I HAD GIVEN THE TASK OF FUND RAISING TO NONE OTHER THEN LION MUZAFFER. HE AND HIS TEAM ORGANISED A 10KM CHARITY WALK AT THE BUTTERFLY PAVILION, BAMBURI AND WE RAISED KSHS.400000/-. SIMBA MUZAFFER, SHUKRAN.

WE HAD TWO VERY SUCCESSFUL EDUCATION ACTIVITIES.
ONE WAS THE ESSAY COMPETITION FOR THE OLDER STUDENTS FROM AGES 11 TO 17 YEARS. THIS WAS HELD AT THE JAFFERY ACADEMY.
THE OTHER WAS THE POETRY RECITAL COMPETITION FOR YOUNG STUDENTS FROM AGES 4 TO 7 YEARS. THIS WAS HELD AT THE AGA KHAN ACADEMY AND OUR PAST ZC LION SHASHI WAS PRESENT.
BOTH WERE EXCELLENT ACTIVITIES AND VERY WELL PLANNED. A BIG THANK YOU TO LION AMEENA AND HER TEAM.

THROUGH OUT THIS LIONISTIC YEAR WE HAVE HAD VERY GOOD AND MEANINGFUL SERVICE ACTIVITIES AND THEY ARE AS FOLLOWS:
• MAHALE PA USALAMA – A RESCUE CENTRE FOR ABUSED CHILDREN.
• FEEDING OF 200 CHILDREN WITH HOT COOKED LUNCH IN TAKAUNGU.
• DONATION OF A WHEELCHAIR TO A NEEDY SPINAL INJURY PATIENT.
• IN DECEMBER TO CELEBRATE JAMHURI DAY AND CHRISTMAS WE VISITED THE PAEDIATRIC AND MATERNITY WARDS AT THE COAST GENERAL HOSPITAL.
• VISITED ST. PETER’S SCHOOL, WHICH LOOKS AFTER 50 MENTALLY CHALLANGED CHILDREN.
• VISITED THE SHIMO LA TEWA WOMEN’S PRISON.
• DONATED ITEMS TO ACK MOMBASA DIOCESE.
• DONATED RAW FOODSTUFF TO TAWFIQ HOSPITAL, MALINDI (THIS WAS DURING OUR MEDICAL CAMP AND WE PROVIDE THEM WITH RATION FOR MEALS FOR ALL IN-PATIENTS FOR 3 DAYS).
• VISITED VINGAZINI HOPE CHILDREN’S HOME.
• GIVING OF FOODSTUFF & GOODIES AT OPENING OF EVERY BOREHOLE.
• FOR WORLD SERVICE DAY WE TOOK 200 CHILDREN FROM VARIOUS OPAHANGES AND SPECIAL SCHOOLS FOR A MOVIE AT NYALI CINEMAX. DURING MOVIE TIME THE CHILDREN WERE GIVEN POPCORNS AND A DRINK AND AFTER THE MOVIE ALL WERE GIVEN PACK LUNCH OF BURGER, CHIPS AND A DRINK.

THE ITEMS GIVEN OUT DURING OUR ACTIVITIES WERE BOOKS, NEW SHOES, USED CLOTHES, EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS, SANITARY PADS, PAMPERS, FOODSTUFF, BATHING & CLEANING MATERIALS, GOODIES, HOT COOKED MEALS, ETC.
THE LION AND HER TEAM THAT KEPT US ALL ON OUR TOES IS NONE OTHER THEN LION LINDA. THANK YOU SO MUCH.

“WITHOUT WATER THERE IS NO LIFE”. LION SHOEB GANIWALLA AND HIS TEAM TOOK THIS CHALLENGE AND SUNK 5 BOREHOLES.
1ST IN BOMBOLULU VILLAGE.
2ND IN VIPINGO.
3RD IN KANAMAI.
4TH IN RAMISI.
5TH IN BARANI VILLAGE, KIKAMBALA.

WE SAY A BIG THANK YOU TO LATE LION BAKIR GANIWALLA (LIONS MOMBASA CENTRAL MEMBER) WHO DID THE 1ST BOREHOLE UNDER OUR CLUB’S BANNER AND SINCE THEN IT HAS BECOME A NON STOP ACTIVITY.
MAY ALLAH REST HIS SOUL IN PEACE.

WE ALSO THANK ALL THE DONORS WHO HAVE MADE THESE PROJECTS POSSIBLE.

IN TOTAL TODATE WE HAVE SUNK 20 BOREHOLES.

AT THE DISTRICT CONVENTION WE WERE RECOGNISED AND RECEIVED AN AWARD FOR WATER PROJECTS. LION SHOEB, ASANTE SANA.

OUR CLUB’S SIGNATURE ACTIVITY IS OUR PLASTIC & RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY CAMP, WHICH WAS HELD AT TAWFIQ HOSPITAL, MALINDI COUNTY FROM 11TH TO 14TH APRIL 2019. TOGETHER WITH THIS WE ALSO CARRIED OUT GENERAL SURGERY.
DR ANIL TIBREWALA HAS BEEN COMING FROM MUMBAI-INDIA FOR THE LAST 23 YEARS AND WE ARE VERY THANKFUL FOR HIS SERVICES HE VOLUNTARY RENDERS TO OUR SOCIETY. HE CARRIED OUT 32 MAJOR PROCEDURES – BURN CONTRUCTURES, REPAIR OF CLEFT LIP, SKIN GRAFTING, ETC.
GENERAL SURGERIES CASES WERE OPERATED BY A VERY YOUNG & TALENTED DR, DR. MALINGI MWALUKOMBE – THANK YOU DAKTARI.

WE WISH TO THANK THE MANAGEMENT AND STAFF OF TAWFIQ HOSPITAL AND THE THEATRE STAFFS FROM PANDYA AND MOMBASA HOSPITAL. WITHOUT THEIR COOPERATION AND SUPPORT SUCH CAMPS WERE NOT POSSIBLE. DR. MALINGI, PLEASE PASS OUR MESSAGE TO MR. AHMED.

ALSO THANKS TO DR. IMTIAZ GANIWALLA FOR HIS ASSISTANCE IN THE CAMP

WE SAY A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR TWO DONORS, ONE IS FREIGHT FORWARDERS KENYA LTD. WHO GAVE KSHS.500000/-. FREIGHT FORWARDERS HAVE BEEN OUR YEAR IN YEAR OUT SPONSOR FOR THE PAST 7 YEARS.
THE OTHER DONOR IS LIONS CLUB OF GOTTINGER 7 FROM GERMANY WHO GAVE 2000 EUROS (KSHS.220,000/-). THESE SPONSORSHIPS HELP OUR CLUB A LOT TO CARRY OUT SUCH A CAMP WHICH IS OUR MEGA EVENT.

THE LION BEHIND THE SUCCESS OF OUR CAMP IS NONE OTHER THEN LION DR MADHU.
WHEN I SEE THIS PERSON WORKING DURING CAMPS MANY A TIMES I WONDER IF THERE ARE CLONES OF MADHU WORKING. THE GUY IS EVERYWHERE. MY DUGU, LION DR MADHU, THANK YOU SO MUCH.

NOW LET ME SHARE SOME GOOD NEWS WITH YOU. TWO WEEKS AGO I HAD A MEETING IN KILIFI WITH ONE MEMBER FROM LIONS CLUB OF GOTTINGER 7. HE SAID THAT THEY ARE VERY IMPRESSED WITH OUR CAMP AND HAVE PROMISED TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT TO EUROS 3000 OR 5000.
THANKS TO TERESA WANYAMA WHO IS THE LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE WHO HAD GIVEN THEM THE FULL REPORT AFTER SHE WITNESSED THE CAMP.

LION TASNEEM DAR AND HER TEAM CARRIED OUT A BREAST CANCER AWARENESS TALK AT THE ARYA SAMAJ SCHOOL. THE TALK WAS WELL ATTENDED BY THE GIRL STUDENTS, THEIR MOTHERS & SISTERS AND LADY TEACHERS. THE TALK WAS GIVEN BY DR. SHAMINA JIVAJI WITH AN AUDIO - VIDIO PRESENTATION. THANK YOU DR SHAMINA. MY BETTER HALF, THANK YOU.

TWO NON LIONS, OUR DAUGHTER & SON-IN-LAW HAVE BEEN MAINTAINING OUR CLUBS WEB-SITE, FACEBOOK PAGE, INSTAGRAM AND TWITTER. THEY ARE DOING THIS FREE OF COST AND WE ARE VERY THANKFUL TO THEM.
THANK YOU OUR DEAR JAMILA & HASHEEM.

OUR MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR LION TASNEEM PIRBHAI TRIED HARD TO GET MEMBERS AND SUCCEEDED IN ONE WHO WILL BE INDUCTED TODAY. SUKRAN, LION TASNEEM.

THIS LION IS JUST INCREDIBLE. WHO ELSE CAN IT BE? OUR MONEY MAN - LION AKIL.
SUBS COLLECTION, ON TIME, INTERNATIONAL AND DISTRICT DUES PAID ON TIME AND ACCOUNTS UPTO DATE. NOT A PENNY GOES HERE AND THERE!!!!
ASANTE SANA, LION AKIL.

THE ONLY UNPAID SECRETARY WHO IS UPTO DATE WITH HER WORK. WHATSAPP MESSAGES & CIRCULARS ON TIME. REPORTING TO DISTRICT AND INTERNATIONAL WAS DONE ON TIME TOO AND THIS LION IS SIMBA RASHIDA, ALWAYS EVER SMILING. THANK YOU SO MUCH LION RASHIDA FOR MAKING MY YEAR GO SMOOTH AND EASY.

OUR CLUB HAS BEEN LEFT OUT BY THE DISTRICT GOVERNORS VISITATION PROGRAMME FOR THE LAST 3 TO 4 YEARS TO REASONS BEST KNOWN TO THEM. WE SEE IF THINGS CHANGE THIS YEAR.

TWO OF OUR CLUB MEMBERS, LIONS KAMALJEET & HUSSEIN ATTENDED THE REGIONAL LIONS LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE IN ENTEBBE, UGANDA.

THREE MEMBERS FROM OUR CLUB RECEIVED CENTENNIAL MEMBERSHIP AWARD PINS FROM LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL. THEY ARE:
LION RASHIDA – DIAMOND
LION KAMALJEET – SILVER
& YOURS SINCERELY – SILVER

THREE MEMBERS, LIONS AKIL, MARY AND KAMAALJEET ATTENDED THE MULTIPAL DISTRICT CONVENTION IN ELDORET.

WITH THIS I CONCLUDE MY ADDRESS AND SAY THANK YOU SO MUCH TO ALL MEMBERS AND SPOUSES. LION KAMALJEET, YOU HAVE THE FULL SUPPORT FROM ME AND ALL THE BAHARI FAHARIS.

THANK YOU AND GOD BLESS YOU ALL.

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