Posted by President Aviv Palti

Members of Rotary Passport Melbourne and other Rotary District 9800 Rotarians were in attendance on the 7th August 2022 when Rotary District 3350 Governor Iida Mitsutaka inducted 54(!!) Rotaractors into the newly-chartered Rotaract Club of Siem Reap, Cambodia.


Co-sponsored by the Rotary Club of Phnom Penh Metro and Rotary Club of Bangkok, the Rotaract Club of Siem Reap members already have extensive knowledge of community needs assessment processes, project planning, delivery and reporting. “Many of the newly-inducted Rotaractors already have experience working with Rotarians on projects from bicycle sponsorships to health education, gender equality and WASH projects in schools. Supporting a new Rotaract Club in Cambodia with 54 charter members is a privilege and we we look forward to continuing to mentor these social-impact leaders” said Aviv Palti, President of Rotary Passport Melbourne.

As well as DG Lida Mitsutaka, guests at the ceremony included His Excellency Neth Pheaktra, Secretary of State from the Ministry of Environment, IPP Vasana Mututanont from the Rotary Club of Bangkok, IPP Dr Steven Swartz from the Rotary Club of Phnom Penh Metro, President Debra Sloggett from the Rotary Club of Keilor East, Charter President Maria Hicks OAM from Rotary Passport Melbourne and Rotarians from Australia, Cambodia, Singapore and Thailand!