Paul Dusseault gave an outstanding presentation on the Ecuador projects, the Riverview Rotary has supported over the past 21 years.
Paul Dusseault gave an outstanding presentation on the Ecuador projects, the Riverview Rotary has supported over the past 21 years. Paul outlined the history of the relationship and how it has expanded into many projects. Dr. Tom Greidanus started Riverview Rotary’s actions in Ecuador and introduced the Tomebamba Club. A relationship that has served and benefited many. In addition to the Riverview Rotary Club, the Tomenamba Club is support by other Rotary Clubs on other projects including Mission Walk, a hip and knee replacement mission, Proyecto Spoa Caliente, feeding the needy project, Mision Vision San Cruz, an eye exam and glasses project and Intercambio Jovenes Rotary, a youth exchange program.
Other Riverview Club Partnership Projects were:  Wayne Kauffman championed heart surgery for a young girl;   Paul & Cynthia championed kitchen building c/w equipment and supplies; School supplies and desks; and the club facilitated a Water Project which included: Treatment plant and pipeline and Community involvement (sweat equity).
 
Paul & Cynthia have initiated, planned, organized and supported many other joint projects including:
2017 – Orphanage Playground (Hogar Miguel Leon)
2018 – Support for Venezuelan Refugees (x2)
2019 – Equipment and Supplies for the home for abused women (Casa Maria Amor)
2020 – Supplies for special needs school (Adinea)
 
The Tomebamba Club is a pleasure to work with. Professional and dedicated to helping those in most need in their community.