Brief History of RCDNW

It was the 9th day of January, 1976 and the venue was 26 Barabagh, Mirpur the residence of Rtn. PP Nawab Hossain, an assortment of people from different professions and vocations converged there with an urge to do something. They listened to Rtn. Mustsfa Kamal (Former Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Bangladesh) of Rotary Club of Dhaka. The gospel of Rotary preached by Rtn. Kamal hit the souls of those people. The idea once spawn in the lonely heart of Paul Harris of Chicago 71 years ago, forced those otherwise unconcerned people to taste the pleasure of serving the community.  Read More.

District Awards 2013-2014 received

We have received a good number of awards in the last award giving ceremony of the district including

We Have Received First Prizes For : Promotion of the Four Way Test, Organising of Three Rotary Community Corps (RCC) and for Career Counselling on Vocation Our President has received the RI president's citation & first class visionary president recognition.

PDG KM Zainul Abedin MPHF, B was recognized for his services to district by district governor. Rtn. MA Bari PHF received recognition from the district as deputy governor.

Rtn. Kaniz Fatema Zareen, MPHF recognized as a talent in Rotary for her contribution in development of CSR in her organization.

The club was recognized as one of top contributiors per capita. To the Rotary Foundation.

Some Projects and Services of last 38 years

The pride project of the Club is the Rotary School and College at Mirpur, Dhaka. The Club has Contributed more than Tk. 50 lac for its construction and maintenance from the club fund and member's contributions. The project was taken up as an adult literacy center in 1976 and has blossomed into a full-fledged High School with about one thousand students of the community.

The Club organized 161 eye camps and in these camps more than 1, 55,000 patients were treated and 12,600 cataract operations were successfully conducted.

We were the first club to have donated intraocular lenses to poor patients during 1990 -1991.

The Club organized Braille Library of BNSB and donated a number of radio tape recorders with cassettes. The Club also donated Radio and Cassettes to visually handicapped centre at Asadgate. Mohammadpur, Dhaka, A Rotary Club from Japan also joined in this project.

The Club organized three Rotaract Clubs namely The Rotaract Club of Dhaka North West, Rotaract Club of Jahangirnagar University and The Rotaract Club of Mahanagar North West.

The Club awarded Scholarships to more than 1000 meritorious but poor students of different Schools, Universities and Colleges in Bangladesh and donated lump sum grants to 60 students and other needy individuals. Two students, one at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital and the other at BUET, finished their studies and are fruitfully employed now . They have been receiving scholarships from the club since the beginning of their studies in these institutions. Last year three more students have been included in this programme. The Club has a permanent Scholarship Fund.

The Club donated cash money, clothes and medicines to flood victims of Rajshahi in 1987, Moulovi Bazar (Sylbet) in 1983, Tangail in 1983, Dhaka in 1984, Rangpur in 1995, Sureshwar in 1986, Dhaka in bigger scale in 1988, Sandwip area in 1990-91, and Sylhet area in 1990-91. The Club reconstructed 22 houses in and around Dhaka and in villages in Gazipur, Tongis , at a cost of Tk. 1,10,000 and also reconstructed Khairpur Primary School (Kishoregonj District and Sureshwar Primary School . The Club constructed tin sheds for ten poor families at a cost of Tk, 100,000 in 1991 at village Shawruphathirn Pirojpur. The club participted with Sylhet Midtown for malaria eradication programme.  Read More.