Sunday, January 20, 2013


On 17th January 2013, Morogoro Lions welcomed DG Lion Joseph Kiwanuka to their club. The DG was accompanied by First Lady Lion Edith, RC Lion Rizwan and DO Lion Omari Bakari. The visitors were well received and briefed about the club and activities that have been undertaken during the first  half of this LY.
  • President Lion Kalula commended support of Swedish Lions that saw successful completion of Eye Care Services Operation Theatre that was being sustained to-date. He further explained that the capacity building of eye surgeons and training of ophthalmic assistants was well progressing.
  • During this year, 2 Sight First camps were held together with Mzizima Club in Dodoma and Swedish Club in Morogoro.
  • Primary school screening was also carried out at 27 schools and from 4,924 pupils checked 65 were referred for tertiary therapy.
  • Presently they were working on Maternal and Neonatal Services.
  • The club is also working on long term basis on maintenance management of water wells provided in the region.
  • Swedish Lions have established Micro Loans to women as a poverty alleviation scheme. This is being administered by Moro Lions.
LCIF recently approved $210,000 towards construction of Eye ward at Morogoro Regional Hospital to Lions Club of Sweden in collaboration with Morogoro Club. This project is at its initial stages and will be carried out to the better part of the next LY. 

The DG expressed his appreciations and commended the club for the hard work and community services that it is carrying out. He emphasised on membership growth, timely payment of dues and to encourage women and family membership. 

The DG emphasised the club to meet District and International goals as well as aim on how to become self sufficient after departure of Swedish Lions Club.

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