A community service project to support small business affected by Covid-19 pandemic is launched by our Club with the aim to support more than 500 small businesses and vendors in Chennai city. As the first step, more than 75 such business, ironing vendors, photocopying shops, florists, small industrial units are indentified and support provided to them to help them continue business and tide over the current crises.

Two weeks back, the students of tailoring course at our Community Learning Centre in Kattur, Thirupporur on the skirts of Chennai were taught to make face masks. As the result of it, they made 1000 masks and the masks are distributed in and around Thirupporur area over the last weekend. Best return for the investment in our time and resource. Our member Rtn. Suresh had organised this distribution.

Yesterday, 6 July 2020, our Club in partnership with Rotary Club of Lake Spivey Clayton County, USA donated two baby warmers to the ICU at Government Children Hopsital in Egmore, Chennai, India. The baby warmer is much needed in the hospital and immediately after it was delivered, it is used to warm an infant who underwent a cardiac surgery. The hospital director and the doctors thanked and appreciated our gesture. Thank you RC Lake Spivey Clayton County for joining hands with us in this international project.

Our Club donated Color Doppler machine to Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (IOG) and Government Hospital for Women and Children, Egmore, Chennai costing about Rs.9 Lakhs. This is part of our global grant project in partnership with Rotary Club of Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka. The equipment will be used for scanning Covid 19 infected pregnant women and other women. Director of the hospital Dr. Vijaya and other doctors were present when the machine was handed over to the hospital. Our member Rtn Dr Venkat identified the project. We thank the donor, Rotary District 3232 , Rotary Foundation for making this happen.

The student at our Community Learning Centre in Kattur undergoing training on tailoring make around 1000 cotton masks for distribution to needy in the Kattur village. ACDS is our service partner monitoring the training centre. Very satisfying moment the benecificaries of our tailoring programme will help the community around. One good leads to another can't be more true than this.

On 13 May, Our Club President Rtn. M C Srikanth handed over 1000 numbers of hospital grade 3 layer masks to frontline staff of Hindu Mission Hospital Nanganallur. The hospitals in general are facing scarcity of medical grade masks and we are happy to have played our role in filling this gap. Our Past President Rtn. Asha Marina coordinated the project.