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17 Mar 2018, Edition - 977, Saturday


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Youngsters take ‘Thrive’ to tribal village near Pillur dam

Covai Post Network

Young members of Rotaract Club of Sai Baba Colony visited a tribal village near Pillur dam recently and conducted awareness on sanitation under the `Thrive’ campaign. The youngsters also distributed basic necessities in the village and conducted general health camp.

Youngster visited tribal village Thoondai in Nellithurai and Sundapatti Reserve Forest on Saturday where Rotractors also distributed materials like clothes, cricket bats and balls, footballs, skipping ropes, rings, pencil box sets, sanitary napkins and LED bulbs. They also conducted a general health camp for the villagers and played with the children in the village.

Rotractor Sowbaghya said the team would continue with ‘Thrive’ projects in other villages in future.