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Train a Nurse in Ghana Project:

Modesta Nukara Tantobo

An individual has been chosen to receive the scholarship! Her name is Modesta Nukara Tantobo. She is studying in the area of Community Health Nursing and is very grateful for the opportunity to pursue her career

Janet Kelly, President of the Rotary Club of

Windsor (1918) sent a thank you letter along to our Chapter

We will continue to update the WE Chapter on Modesta's progress!

The Project

The Windsor Essex Chapter RNAO is working together with the Rotary Club Windsor 1918 to raise money to train a nurse in Ghana. This is part of a larger project, Project Jirapa: Moving Forward.

To learn more about this project go to:

Our Goal

The individual in Ghana will receive training through a telehealth program established in Ghana by the Rotary Club. The training consists of a 3 year program at a cost of $1200 a year. Our goal is to raise $3600 to provide a full scholarship for a nursing student in Ghana.

Our Progress

Congratulations Windsor Essex RNAO, as of December 9, 2013,

we have reached and exceeded our goal! The total raised was $3,750. The extra funds will also go towards the scholarship program.

Thank you for all of your generous donations and continuous support at the Zumba event, the Chapter AGM, and the Christmas Wreath raffle.

A special thank You to Veronika Pulley, our RNAO executive, for taking the lead on this initiative, we could not have done it without you!

We wish the recipient of the scholarship the very best as she begins her nursing career! 

How to make Donations:

1. A personal cheque made out to Rotary Club of Windsor Foundation Fund

(put “nurse scholarship fund” on the MEMO line)

Send cheque to Rotary Club of Windsor (1918)

                             7911 Forest Glade Drive

                             Windsor, Ontario, N8T 3R7

2. Call the Rotary office and speak to Brenda (Mon-Thur 8:30-4:00PM). Brenda will take your pledge using your credit card.

3. You could email the Rotary office at with your credit card information and amount of pledge, and your mailing address so that we can send out your tax receipt.

All donations of $20 or more are eligible for a tax receipt


Thank you for the generous donations made to Project Jirapa and the Train a Nurse in Ghana Initiative at the Chapter AGM. An Update on our progress will be posted soon!

We will be collecting donations to the Ghana Initiative at our Chapter AGM on November 6th 2013. See the AGM flyer for details!

On Thursday May 9th 2013 the Windsor Essex Chapter Hosted a Zumba Fundraising event at the WFCU Sports Gym. The event was a lot of fun and a fundraising success!

Thank you to everyone who pledged to support the The Rotary Club Windsor on Project Jirapa and to those who attended the Zumba Event.

A big Thank You from the Windsor Essex Chapter and the Rotary Club 1918 to Karen Hickman and her group for donating the money raised at the Annual Nursing Week Bowling Challenge to our Train a Nurse in Ghana initiative. We sincerely appreciate your generosity.

To date we have approximately $1350 in donations/pledges. Our goal is to raise $3600.


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