On Saturday, 23 June 2018 a “New Year”
began for the Rotary Club of Diani with the installation of the
Chapter President and Board of Directors.
The Rotary year is from July 1 to June
30 of the following year.
The Installation dinner was held at
the Diani Reef Hotel and the event was graced by the
presence of the Senator of Mombasa County, Rotarian Sen.
Mohammed F. Khatib. The new board consists of Rotarians
Wambui Ngunya-President, Dr. George Otieno-Deputy
President, Gertrude Mwendah-Secretary and Guenter
Other officers are Rotarians Vickram
Korla-Public Relations, Graham Bowcher-Foundation Chair,
Anne Otiende-Membership Chair, Khadija Pasteris-Projects
Chair, Heide Feuerlein-Family Chair, Peter Bwayo-Administration
and Peter Mangnitz-Advisor.
The new Board is upbeat about the year
ahead and has already planned two fund raising events
for the current year to raise funds for various projects
in Kwale County; a Rotary Run and a climb of the highest
peak on the continent, Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Rotary endeavors to raise funds and
facilitate projects in six primary areas of focus; peace
and security, health, water and sanitation, mother/child
health, education and income generating projects for
those in need.