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Posted by Zaituni Ituja on Nov 23, 2016
In preparing for the Medical Camp, a press conference was held today to inform the public about the upcoming Medical CAmp which will take place on Sunday 27th November, 2016 at Kerege in Bagamoyo.
A range of conditions including malaria, anaemia, diabetes and hypertension, ENT, skin, eyes, dental, and cervival cancer will be screened for and treated. Free spectacles will be handed out to people with poor vision ante-natal counselling will be provided to pregnant women along with free obstetric emergency kits.
The Medical Camp is sponsored by Diamond Trust Bank and organized in partnership with the Shree Hindu Mandal Hospital, Vital Supplies, Whitedent, vClick Concepts Inc, MAK Books and Brains, ABACUS Pharmaceuticals, Fazel Foundation with Rotarians and Rotaractors.
From Left to Right: Rtn. Esta Maro, Rtn. Farida Versi, Ives Mlawi, representative from DTB, Alfred Woiso, President of Rotary Club of Oyster Bay, Sophia Mang'enya , Service Projects Director Rotary Club of Oyster Bay and Monica Nagale, representative from DTB.
Posted by Zaituni Ituja on Oct 18, 2016
The Rotary Club of Dar es Salaam Oyster Bay celebrated the completion and officially handed over a boundary wall donated by the club to Msasani A and Msasani B primary schools. The wall has been built to increase security around the schools for the protection of students as well as schools’ properties where prior to the building of the boundary wall, the students and the schools’ properties were subject to uncontrolled and unsafe activities.
The building of the wall which costs about Tshs 35 Milion was made possible with funds raised on one of the club’s fundraising activities. Different stakeholders donated to the cause and enabled the wall to be built which creates a safer learning environment to students especially to girls.
The wall is part of continued efforts done by the Rotary Club of Oyster Bay in improving learning condition at the schools. Some of the work already done at the schools include building of two libraries along with stocking of the libraries with various books, provision of clean and safe drinking water for the schools, a one day medical camp where screening and treating of various medical conditions was done, teachers training and planting of trees.
The handover ceremony was attended by the club’s members as well as various leaders of the Tanzania and Uganda Rotary District. The District Governor Mr. Jayesh Asher lead the handover of the wall to the two Msasani Primary Schools.
Posted by Zaituni Ituja on Sep 27, 2016
Posted by Zaituni Ituja on Sep 06, 2016
IPP Moh Versi (left) putting the Rotary Pin on the newly inducted Rotarian, Frederic Morel
Posted by Zaituni Ituja on Aug 28, 2016
Posted by Zaituni Ituja on Jul 26, 2016
Bronwyn Nielsen (Right), Head of Programming and Executive Director of CNBC Africa talking about CNBC Africa's journey across the African continent. On the left is the Club's President, Alfred Woiso
We had a pre birthday celebration for PDG Hatim. Happy Birthday Hatim. How old did you say you turned, 17?
More photos of the evening are available here
Posted by Zaituni Ituja on Jul 22, 2016
Don't miss out on this speaker in our next club meeting which, being Joyster Bay style, has been turned into a club social.
Bronwyn Nielsen is the Head of Programming and Executive Director of CNBC Africa. Bronwyn will talk about CNBC Africa's journey across the African continent.
The Club Social is in lieu of our weekly meeting hence please take note that WE WILL NOT BE MEETING AT SALT RESTAURANT on Tuesday 26th July at 07:30 as we normally do.
We will instead meet the same day but from 6pm at 305 the BOKS at Morocco.
All members (no charge drinks & bites), guests (TZS 15,000)
Open bar until late
Open bar until late
Posted by Zaituni Ituja on Jul 20, 2016
Dear Rotarians and Guests,
Our WEEKLY MEETING for the date 26th JULY 2016 has been cancelled and replaced with a Club Social.
The event is our first Social event of the new Rotary year. Kindly mark your diaries with the details below:Tuesday 26 July NO breakfast meeting in the morning.Instead: Evening with drinks & bites and fun!When? Tuesday 26 July from 6 to 8 pmWhere? At fellow rotarian, Gaspar's new RestaurantWhat? Drinks & bites provided; everyone welcome to stay on for more drinks and food until lateWho? Members and your guestsCosts? None for members, guests pay TZS 15,000, any additional food & drink via cash bar
Restaurant (big sign in front)
305 the BOKS
Posted by Zaituni Ituja on May 29, 2016
Posted by Zaituni Ituja on May 21, 2016
Dear Rotarians, visiting Rotarians and Guests.
Please note the change of our weekly meeting date, time and place.
The weekly meeting for Tuesday 31st May has been postponed and will be held on Friday 3rd June from 07:30pm at Bella Napoli Restaurant, near Merry Brown, Haile Selassie Rd.
This change is only for one meeting of 31st May 2016. All other weekly meetings will take place as usual, every Tuesday, 07:30 am at Salt Restaurant.
Apologies for the inconvenience caused.
Posted by Leanne Martin-Pollock on May 17, 2016
Excitement was the buzzword last Wednesday, 11 May, at the new Pizza Hut at Mkuki Mall, Dar es Salaam.
Posted by Zaituni Ituja on Apr 05, 2016
A certificate of appreciation handed over by Rt. Amish (left) to today's speaker, Mr. Boniface Njombe (right) who gave a presentation on Geothermal Energy.
Posted by Zaituni Ituja on Mar 29, 2016
Members of the Rotary Club of Dar es Salaam Oyster Bay participated in a foundation laying ceremony for building of the perimeter wall at Msasani Primary School. The ceremony took place on 29th March at Msasani Primary School and was attended by AG. Agnes Batengas who laid the first block of the foundation.
The wall is one of many areas of service done at the Msasani Primary Schools, other projects done included water, refurbishment and stocking of two libraries. Other projects are still planned for the school such as teachers’ training and a medical camp for the students. The Medical camp is scheduled for 17th April 2016.
AG. Agnes and President Moh Versi laying the first block of the foundation
Posted by Zaituni Ituja on Mar 29, 2016
As they put it, “buy a ticket and also show up”. It is not enough to only give financial support, a little bit of moral support goes a long way.
They promise it will be fun.
All the more reasons to attend this movie premier and help the rotaractors save the lives of many Tanzanians.
Enjoy the fellowship and Okoa Maisha while at it.
Posted on Mar 03, 2016
PP. Tom (left), PP. Nadine (second left), PDG. Hatim (second right) and PP. Raju (right).
PDG Hatim and 3 Past Presidents from the Rotary Club of Dar es Salaam attended the District Team Training Seminar (DTTS) which was held in Mwanza last Thursday.
Rotarians who are serving in the District met at Isamilo Lodge in Mwanza for the DTTS from 25th to 28th February.
Posted by Zaituni Ituja
RCDOB welcomes it's first two members of the year on a double-induction ceremony which took place during the club's weekly meeting on 19th January.
We welcome Geofrey Mwakagenda and Kirubakaran Ramakrishnan (Kripa) into the Joyster Bay family and looking forward to working together in becoming a gift to the world.
Posted by Zaituni Ituja on Jan 31, 2016
Posted by Zaituni Ituja on Jan 01, 2016
This is not an exhaustive list but will hopefully give you an idea or remind you of what we've been up to. Enjoy!
Suspended Coffee - December 2015
Medical Camp Social - November 2015
At PHF recognition dinner - November 2015
Scholarship Cheque Handover - November 2015
Spectre Movie Premiere - November 2015
Medical Camp - November 2015
Visit from the Rotary Clubs of Vantaa Finland - October 2015
DG Bob's Visit - October 2015
Club Social - Coffee Evening
Club Social at The Flames Restaurant - September 2015
Msasani Primary Schools Library Handover - August 2015
Looking forward to the second half.
A very Happy New Year to all.
Posted by Zaituni Ituja on Nov 18, 2015
The Rotary Club of Dar es Salaam Oyster Bay held its fifth one-day, free Medical Camp on Sunday, November 15th, 2015, where more than 50 volunteer health professionals screened and some 1,280 Kerege residents in Bagamoyo district.
Medical professionals and experts screened people for a range of conditions including malaria, anemia, diabetes and hypertension. All tests, counseling, and medical advice was provided to patients free of charge.
The camp also offered dermatological, dental treatments and eyesight checks and free spectacles, which were donated by Mr. Ramesh Patel, were handed out to people who were found to have poor vision. Cervical and breast cancer screenings was also available, as well as Optional HIV testing, counseling and education. As done in previous years, the camp offered malaria prevention, education and treatment along with distribution of free mosquito nets.
Ante-natal counseling was provided to pregnant women and free obstetric emergency kits were also given. Health professionals offered counseling on lifestyle factors such as nutrition and the role of exercise.
Speaking during the event, Leena Kapadia, the Medical Camp Coordinator said, “The aim of the medical camp is to provide basic quality health services to people who do not have easy access to health care. This camp is maybe the only time that the villagers manage to see a medical doctor or medical specialists, we feel obliged to at least provide them with the relief from basic ailments that they have been suffering for long and refer them to other hospital if any conditions that need attention are diagnosed.”
The Medical Camp was financially supported by Diamond Trust Bank and organized in partnership with the Shree Hindu Mandal Hospital, Vital Supplies, Kidz Care Tanzania, Elite Dental Clinic, Whitedent, Sayona, Ultimate Security, The Living Room Furniture, and vClick Concepts Inc.
Posted by Zaituni Ituja on Nov 13, 2015
We are pleased to introduce Darlene Mutalemwa as our newest addition to the Rotary Club of Dar es Salaam Oyster Bay family.
Darlene was inducted on Tuesday 10th November 2015 on our weekly club meeting that was held at Salt restaurant in an induction ceremony conducted by our PDG. Hatim.
Darlene has an education background in the areas of business, economics and development and is a full-time Senior Lecturer at Mzumbe University, Dar-es-Salaam Campus College.
With over 15 years of experience in Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) development, development policy and management, private sector development, diaspora and national development, development aid and HR development; Darlene has worked and consulted for many reputable organizations in Tanzania and abroad. Darlene has also published about 20 publications in various fields of her work.
We bring you Darlene!
Posted by Zaituni Ituja on Nov 09, 2015
The Rotary Club of Dar es Salaam Oyster Bay hosted a movie premiere on 7th November 2015 at the Century Cinemax complex located at Mkuki House along Nyerere Road in Dar es Salaam. The movie shown on the premiere was the new release James Bond film, Spectre.
Various individuals, Companies and Rotarians from 6 different Rotary clubs of Dar es Salaam participated in the event where over Tshs 30 Million has been raised. The proceeds from the fundraiser will go towards two schools, Msasani Primary School A and Msasani Primary School B.
Speaking at the event, Mr. Mohamed Versi, The President of Rotary Club of Dar es Salaam Oyster Bay said that the funds raised will be used towards building a boundary wall at the Msasani Primary Schools. “Currently the security of the students as well as the safety of school properties are in jeopardy. The school has no wall on one of its longest boundaries. We aim to build a boundary wall in order to limit movement of people across the school as at the moment Msasani residents use the school as their daily pathway and this raises security concerns.”, said Mr. Versi.
During the opening speech, the Fundraising Director of the Rotary Club of Dar es Salaam Oyster Bay, Mr. Vikash Shah thanked individuals who contributed to the cause and gave special thanks to the sponsors; Century Cinemax, Coastal Aviation, CSI Construction, Grand Malt, Bande Khuda, Red N White Wines, New Africa Hotel and other donors who have chosen to remain anonymous.
Century Cinemax offered complimentary screening of the movie in order to allow for more funds to go into the cause. The event was attended by several Ambassadors, diplomats and prominent businessmen and women of Dar es Salaam.
Click HERE for more photos of the event.
Posted by Zaituni Ituja on Nov 03, 2015
Today we had our first meeting at a new venue, Salt Restaurant, and we thoroughly enjoyed the fellowship with great food, great updates from various committee heads and a short talk from Ipp. Tom on Rotary Foundation.
We were also delighted to have the presence of some visiting Rotarians, Rotaractors from HKMU and other guests.
Would you like to attend our next meeting? We will be meeting again at Salt restaurant located in the Oysterbay Shopping Complex, on Tuesday 10th November.
More photos from our meeting at Salt are available here.
Posted by Zaituni Ituja on Oct 31, 2015
Club members, visiting Rotarians and guests.
Please note that from next Tuesday, 3rd November 2015, the club's weekly meetings will take place at Salt Restaurant located in the Oyster Bay Shopping Complex.
Posted by Zaituni Ituja on Oct 30, 2015
We have had a very busy week. A visit of 16 guests, Rotarians and non–rotarians from 3 Vantaa (Finland) Rotary Clubs on our Tuesday 27th October weekly meeting and the Coffee Evening Social on 28th October at the Versi’s residence.
The visiting Rotarians and guests from Finland were taken on a short tour to our Msasani Primary Schools project where they got to see the newly refurbished libraries and other areas that are due for improvements as under our social service projects plans. We even played a little ball (or threw some) with class 4 students as the Finnish Rotarians donated some balls to the school.
The coffee evening is difficult to put words to. Thanks to our own Marcus and Tom, a renowned coffee farmer from Utengule in Mbeya for arranging an aromatic, informatic and full of gadgets demonstration.
Click here to view pictures of the Visit from Vantaa Rotary Clubs
Click here to view pictures of the Coffee Evening Social