Disaster Aid Australia will be leading a 'Breakout Session' at this years Rotary International Convention in Toronto.

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It  will be an opportunity to find out how Disaster Aid partners have brought safe drinking water to communities in; The Philippines, Nepal, Bhutan, Cambodia, Malaysia and Indonesia.

The effects of major water quality improvements, at an affordable price, has many important features. 

As well as health improvements the clean water projects have; improved educational prospects, stimulated the local economies and assisted in bringing peace to troubled regions.

Presenters

Al Mannus - Rotary Club of CDO West (PDG), Philipines.   

Al will talk about how Disaster Aid has worked in partnership with his club and the Balay Mindanaw Peace Foundation  to respond to disasters on the Island of Mindanao and to help many communities with long term solutions to contaminated water  

KK Looi - Rotary Club of USJ (PP) Malaysia.

As a key member of Disaster Aid Malaysia KK will be talking about the impact of Safe Water to the communities in his country

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Yeshey Dorji - Rotary Club of Thimpu, Bhutan

Yeshey can explain about Bhutan, where there is no shortage of water, but a lack of treatment means that health problems are common. He will be able to report on how Disaster Aid Skyhydrants are now making a difference.

Rhett Butler - Inventor of the SkyHydrant

After many years of providing effective Water treatment Rhett now wants to encourage a movement from a simple donation to an investment in a long term social enterprise. 

David Langworthy - President of Disaster Aid Australia

David will explain Disaster Aid Australia's  'Safe Water to Every Child' initiative and how Rotarians can help bring the 'Human Right to Safe Water' to more people.

Helene Bo Morse - Rotary Club of Ashgrove-The Gap (PP)

Moderator

 

See You in Toronto!  

The sessions will be on Monday 25th June at  1.30pm in Room 718

 

 

 

Contact Details

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Phone:  1300 881 913

Phone:  +61 3 9796 4498

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