Impact on India
Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest and fastest growing service club organization with over 46,000 Lions clubs and 13,60,000 members across 210 countries. Lions Clubs International is supported by the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) that provides financial assistance through grants to Lions Clubs to help in their activities. Several eye hospitals, schools, old age homes, medical and diagnostic centers are constructed and equipped with the help of LCIF grants.

The headquarters of Lions Clubs International is at Oak Brook, Illinois, in USA. A liaison office for Lions Clubs affairs in India, South Asia, Africa & Middle East (ISAAME), is based in Mumbai, India. This office of the ISAAME Secretariat in India encompasses all the aspects of the functioning of the international office, covering the following:
• Club Memberships and Extension
• Leo Development
• Accounts Receivable
• Information and Technology
• Expense Claims
• Club Supplies and Distribution
• Public Relations
• Leadership
• District and Club Administration
• Legal
• Conventions
• Lions Clubs International Foundation
Joe Preston
Dr. Neville A. Mehta
Executive Administrator,
Lions Clubs International (ISAAME)
    Lions Clubs established its presence in India in 1956. India is the second largest group of Lions volunteers in the world after USA with 6,241 clubs and 2,28,184 members. Lions reach out to help anywhere across the country, even in the remotest locations.
    There are 45,079 Lions members across 1,803 Lions Clubs in South Asia.
    The countries in South Asia that come under ISAAME are: Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka.
    Hon. Dr. Tebebe Yemaneberhan, World Laureate, LCIF Steering Committee Member, representing Africa, was conferred the PUSKIN MEDAL by H.E. Mr. Vladimir V. Putin, President, Russian Federation at the Kremlin, in Moscow.
    There are 25,427 Lions members across 1,108 Lions Clubs in Africa.
    The All Africa Conference based on “Peace in Africa for the safety of the Nations?
    There are 2,544 Lions members across 116 Clubs in the Middle East.
    The countries in the Middle East that come under ISAAME are: Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates.
Lions Club of Tanahu; fighting blindness
In keeping with the Lions Clubs International moto of fighting blindness, the Lions Club of Tanahu has conducted several activities towards this cause, to support the reduction of blindness at a local level in Tahahu, enhancing the ‘Lions Vision for All’
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