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Projects of ROTARY CLUB of CHOUF 

Year 2013-2014 

1. Planned Projects

 
  1. Part of the 5-year Plan of installing Water Filtration system in ALL Public Schools in Chouf Area total of 70 schools. 32 schools were completed since year 2009-2010.
  2. Installing a Water Purification System at Jdeidah village in Chouf. cost is 38,600 USD.

  3. Ultrasound heart monitor for the Governmental Walk-in-clinic in Kfarnabragh

  4. Computer labs to the schools in the Chouf Area.

2. Pending projects from Previous years.

 
  1. Forestation in the Chouf area.
  2. Funding the Neo-Natal Screening test to the newly born in order to be adopted in all hospitals in the chouf.

  3. Landscaping the recreational garden in the Seniors home at Ain Wa Zein hospital.

  4. Offering the Seniors Home that is under construction as an annex to Ain Wa Zein hospital. The club will offer 10 elderly beds, 10 bedside tables, 10 bed tables and 12 wheelchairs.

  5. Offering the Seniors Home that is under construction as an annex to Ain Wa Zein hospital. The club will offer 10 elderly beds, 10 bedside tables, 10 bed tables and 12 wheelchairs.

  6. IRFAN hospital requested equipments for the ANALYSIS Laboratory. The hospital had to do sent tests to another private laboratory. The equipment needed cost 15,000 USD.

  7. Six small Tractors and  Six pesticides Spray pumps for  the Agricultural Co-operative  in Chouf. Value is 20,000 USD.

  8. Post-operative Recovery Bed for Ain-Wa-Zein Hospital.  Value 22,500 USD. Provide a bed outside the operating rooms for monitoring under-anesthesia patients after undergoing surgery. Instead of keeping the patients in the operating rooms after surgery, they could be moved to the recovery bed prior moving the patients to their rooms, thus will lead to proper utilization of the hospitalization period and increase the patients satisfaction as well as efficient health monitoring. Up-to-date and fully equipped Recovery Room is one of the main requirements in the accreditations standards requested by Ministry of Health in Lebanon. Ain-wa-Zein hospital serve the Chouf area, around 700,000 resident during winter and 1,700,000 resident in summer. Availability of the funds determine the project implementation and finalization, purchase and installing the recovery-bed will take maximum two weeks and the bed would be operational.     



Projects History


Year 2011 - 2012

 
  1. Matching grant #76309 with Amager Club of Denmark was finalized on 30 October 2012. Clean Potable water was provided for the students of the following public schools: 1- Cheem 3rd English Section, 2- Anout, 3- Daria, 4- Deir El Kamar, 5- Kfarnabragh, 6-Batloun, 7- Warhanieh, 8-Moukhtara, 9- Mazraet El Chouf, 10- Bekaata, 11-Majdel El Moush, 12- Mougharieh. cost 18,000 USD.
  2. Installing water filtration system in Zarourieh Public School joint project with Rotary club WORMS Nibelungen -Germany. cost 2000 USD.
  3. Upgrade the Baakleen National Library website search engine by adding the search features of "Beuritus". cost 2000 USD
  4. Installation of electric generator for the Soeur de la croix Hospital - home for the mental and physical challenged - Deir El Kamar. cost 8000 USD.

Year 2010 - 2011

 
  1. Matching grant #7232 with Amager Club of Denmark was completed on 30 June 2011. Clean Potable water was provided for the students of the following public schools: 1- Cheem 1st French, 2- Mazboud, 3- Itreen, 4- Baakleen, 5- Idad, 6-Dier Koucheh, 7- Kfarheim, 8- Dmeet, 9- Beit Eldeen, 10-Bechfteen, 11-Aein Wa Zein, 12-AinZhalta. cost 18,000 USD.
  2. Installing water filtration system in Cheem KG School compound donated by BBAC (Bank of Beirut and Arab Countries).
  3. Distribution of 80 Educational Building Blocks to the KG students in Public Schools in Chouf region donated byRC Beirut ROTARACT club.
  4. Electricity Generator for the Village Welfare School in Dier Kocheh. 

Year 2009 - 2010

 
  1. WebSite for the National Baakleen Library. Design, development, web hosting and programming. cost 1900 USD. Project was inaugurated on February.
  2. Computer Center in Mar Maroon Beitedeen School total of Seven desktop computers 17" LCD screns, UPS and computer tables. cost is 3000 USD. Project was inaugurated on 10th of October.
  3. Heat Insulation project in Shouf National College classrooms by installing double glazed windows. Cost of 9000  USD.
  4. As part of the 5-year Plan of installing Water Filtration system in ALL Public Schools in Chouf Area total of 70 schools. Three schools were completed. Cost of 3500 USD.

Year 2008 - 2009

 
  1. Multi Paramter Monitor for the Public walk-in-clinic of Bater.

Year 2007 - 2008

 
  1. Kitchen Equipment for the Village Welfare Society. Value 23,000 USD. The Village Welfare Society in Deirkouche serves the community in offering training for practical skills, such as cooking, home economy, crafts, small business management. The project was completed jointly with Rotary Club of Flint-USA.          
  2. Water Purification Plant connected to the existing Water Reservoir in the village of Aammatour. Value 29,654 USD. Matching grant no. 66282 with AMAGER club of Denmark was signed and the work started during month of June 2008 and project was inaugurated on the 13th of June 2009.
  3. Small fire fighters for the village of DierElKamar and surrounding villages that can easily drive into the forests of the Chouf region. This is quite important especially after the fire that erupted in September and threatened the whole area. Matching grant no. 66393. Value 37,000 USD.
  4. Plant a cedar tree for the Army martyr's in the CHOUF CEDAR RESERVE.
  5. Pool table for the social & sports club of Beit-el-deen.
  6. EKG for the public medical clinic in the Mazraet El Chouf.
  7. Provide the Community Center of Jadietet El Chouf village with heating system.

Year 2006 - 2007

 
  1. Distribution of medical equipments for the 70,000 displaces refugees from the south due to 12th of July Israeli war on Lebanon, with the assistance of Rotarians Olivier Daher from France and Rotarian Jihad Suleiman and Rotarian Marie-France Suleiman from Belgium.
  2. Nursing Emergency Unit for the "Sťurs de la Croix" Home for the disabled. Value is 23,000 USD. The "Sťurs de la Croix " (Sister of the Cross) is a humanitarian home for the disabled (mental and physical disability) in Deir-el-Kamar. The nuns are taking care of the 300 residents of the Home, having a nursing emergency unit at the center will help them in demonstrating an effective first aid assistance prior to moving the patients to a hospital. The timely and efficient handling of an emergency case will decrease the risk on the patient and  increases the recovery percentage. This project started in year 2006-2007 but the matching grant was finalized during year 2007-2008.
  3. Free Hearing Test sessions was organized throughout the villages of Chouf by Rotarian Bassem El Sayed (ENT Doctor).
  4. Free Early Eye disease inspection in the Baaklien Medical center demonstrated by Dr. BouHamdan under the supervision of Rotarian Talaat Talih.

Year 2005 - 2006

 
  1. Construction of a roundabout in Maser-Beit-El-deen that is a main intersection in the Chouf district, with the assistance of .Rotary Clubs of Chateaux-Roux, Chateaux-roux Georges Sand, Issoudun, Le Vroux Boishcat Champagne, Le Blanc Val de Creuse Argenton and La Chatre en Bas Berry.
  2. Building a Drinking Water Reservoir for Mazraet-El-Dahr village with assistance of Rotary Clubs of Chateaux-Roux, Chateauxroux Georges Sand, Issoudun, Le Vroux Boishcat Champagne, Le Blanc Val de Creuse Argenton and La Chatre en Bas Berry (Matching Grant No. 59866).
  3. Donating Equipments for the Library at the Mazraet-El-Dhar Municipality that includes Computer, LCD Projector, books, wooden shelves , tables and chairs.
  4. Donating a Ceramic Kiln for the Lebanese University Fine Arts Branch in Deir-el-Kamar. Cost 2,260 USD with the assistance of Rotary Club of Baabda.
  5. Furnishing the French Cultural Center in Deir-el-Kamar "Bibliobus" with new books and a computer with LCD screen to fit in the mobile library
  6. Donation 1200 USD to sponsor  SIX orphans from Annout Welfare Association.
  7. Donated 1000 USD for the "PEACE" sculpture in Baaklien.
  8. Awards for Mr. Bassam Roukoz, Mr. Elie Nakhle, Mr. Ghassan Saab and Mr. Walid AbuShakra for their generous contribution of 1000 USD each.
 

Year 2004 - 2005

 
  1. Installing Aluminum railing in the IDAD center for the persons with mental and/or physical disability.
  2. Distributing 17 Wheel Chairs for the disables in Chouf region with the assistance of Rotary Club of Baabda & Rotary Club Beirut Cosmopolitan. Cost 5,000 USD
  3. Furnishing a school room in the Beit-el-deen Elementary school which is a non-profit Catholic school.
  4. Donation 1200 USD to sponsor  SIX orphans from Annout Welfare Association.
  5. Planting 100 Cedars in Al-Shouf Cedar Reserve commemorating ROTARY CENTENNIAL.

Year 2003 - 2004

 
  1. Guidance Signs & Bulletin Boards in the Al-Shouf Cedar Reserve. Cost 15,000 USD.
  2. Donating 25,000 USD for Saint Jude Children Cancer Center at American University Hospital of Beirut.
  3. Donation of Books for the French Cultural Center in Deir-el-Kamar program "Bibliobus" which is a mobile library that visits the schools in the Chouf district and lend the student all kinds of books.

Year 2002 - 2003

 
  1. Surgical Equipments for bone surgery for Irfan Hospital with the assistance of Rotary Club de Salernes- France. Cost 35,000 USD.
  2. Ophthalmology Early Eye Disease Detection machine for Baakleen Medical Center with the assistance of Rotary Club of Genessy Valley - Flint. Cost 28,000 USD.

Year 2001 - 2002

 
  1. Waste Water Treatment Plan for Ain Wa Zein Hospital. Cost 50,000 USD.
  2. Infectious and Biological Waster Incinerator for Ain Wa Zein Hospital. Cost 50,000 USD

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