As you may be aware, an earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale hit Nepal on 25th April, 2015. While tremors were felt in some parts of Northern India, the damage and loss of life and property has been unprecedented in the mountain country of Nepal.
We have all made the conscious decision of attaining the 1.4 million mark by the end of the next 100 days. The reason for making this commitment is very simple, we are proud to be Lions and we are extremely proud of our association which leads us to believe that we can definitely invite new members in our association and share the joy of serving with them.
Micro financing is based on the philosophy that a small amount of credit can help end the cycle of poverty. This credit typically aims to empower the underprivileged, mostly women, to start their own business, provide for the family and grow their money so they can achieve long-term financial independence. That is why the Lions clubs have been actively promoting Micro financing due to the many advantages it carries over typical philanthropic activities.
Over the next two years, we at Lions Clubs International (India) plan to increase the impact we make on people’s lives across the country. Wherever we can create value for society, we want to be able to offer our help, be it environmental preservation, education, healthcare or social welfare. We want to reach out to more and more people across the country and make a difference in their lives, but we can’t do this alone, we need your help…
While we have over 6300 clubs in India, we are in need of experts from all walks of life, in order to help us reach the smallest villages, in the countryto offer specialized services.