July 31, 2023
The Lions Club of Seychelles has donated around R50,000 worth of food items that will go towards a group of teenage mothers and mothers-to-be currently following the ‘Stay and Play’ programme spearheaded by Elles Foundation in partnership with the National Council for Children (NCC).
October 15, 2023
A fun-filled day with educational and sporting activities, healthy eating & health screening was planned as part of the ‘Stop Obesity national campaign’, an initiative spearheaded by President Wavel Ramkalawan. MJF sponsored the star prizes of the event; Treadmill & Cycle.
WELCOMING DG OF 411A
November 01, 2023
District Governor Lion Joyce Ndegwa visits Seychelles and her. Spouse, Dr S. R Ndegwa.
August 12, 2022
MJF Club of Seychelles donated 3 laptops to the 3 winners of the National School Quiz Championship from Perservance School.
February 4, 2023
MJF supported the Cancer Awareness Fun Run/Walk organized by the Cancer Concern Association by sponsoring water bottles and colours signifying the different types of cancer.
September 19, 2022
Mr. Bertin was diagnosed with an advanced PDR with retinal detachment in his left eye. MJF Club sponsored the complete eye treatment.
March 25, 2023
MJF supported the Dental Exhibition (including display of oral hygiene products, healthy food options, interactive games & quizzes, photo booth) organized by the Health Care Agency.
November 24, 2022
MJF donated 1 laptop, 1 HDMI cable, 20 pen drives, 100 pens, 100 pencils, 100 paper folders & 10 ring files to the Child Health Programme.
April 15, 2023
MJF has initiated an Ophthalmology project for training for 2 doctors from the Health Care Agency for a period of 6 months at the Lion's Hospital in Kenya, this discussion was initiated during DG Visit has been almost finalized.
BLOOD TRANSFUSION CENTRE
May 29, 2021
The MJF - Lions Club of Seychelles in partnership with the Blood Transfusion Center (BTC), Ministry of Health organized a second phase of blood donation camp at Victoria Hospital. Our President and Senior Lions also participated. With great assistance from our Program Coordinator Lion Dr. Viveg, we managed to gather more than 25 generous donors. The CEO of Health Care Agency came to show support.
CONSTRUCTION OF PARTITIONS AND FIXTURES FOR MINISTRY OF HEALTH DURING PANDEMIC
April 10, 2020
Amongst the many projects carried out by the MJFs during Lion Pillay’s reign, their most notable one includes the most important project conducted was the sponsorship and construction of partitions and fixtures for the Ministry of Health, to comply with social distancing measures as a result of the recent pandemic.
JUDICIARY OF SEYCHELLES - HEALTH SCREENING
February 28, 2020
Supported the health screening organised by the Judiciary of Seychelles for its staff at the Palais de Justice with the help of the Health Care Agency. The MJF Club provided the MMV to assist the health screening activity. The activities comprised dental screening, ear and eye tests as well as dental exhibition with interactive sessions organised by Oral Health Promotion Committee. A total of over 50 patients were screened by the dental department, 69 patients completed eye examinations and 50 patients had ear check-ups.
ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE - SPONSORSHIP OF ORPHANAGE CHILDREN TO STUDY FRENCH
February 13, 2020
Donated SCR 51,000 to support 17 children from orphanages to study French for the second successive year. Ms. Emily Motu, Director of Alliance Francaise informed that last year's students' grade had all increased in their school due to participation in courses. The children sponsored are between 4-16 years old from beginners to advanced level and 6 of them will pass the DELF exam this year. The MJF board has decided to support the educational projects that directly impact the less fortunate children.
PUC KIDNEY SCREENING
September 06, 2019
Lions of Seychelles carried out another Kidney Screening Project for the employees of Public Utilities Corporation (PUC). This was the 19th screening where 111 employees were screened. Many thanks to MJF Dr. Viveg who as usual coordinated and managed carefully the full project with great assistance from Ministry of Health & Health Care Agency.
SEYPEC FREE KIDNEY SCREENING
August 02, 2019
The Lion’s Club of Seychelles, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health: with the use of our MMV at SEYPEC House New Port, the event included various blood tests, Pressure , Weight, Height, BMR calculation and Urine analysis focused on detection of Sugar & Protein which are primary indicators for Kidney diseases. The CEO of SEYPEC, Mr. Conrad Benoiton was also presented with a shield by MJF Lion Dr. Viveg NCD Screening Coordinator.
DISTRICT 411-A DISTRICT GOVERNOR VISITS SEYCHELLES
March 24, 2019
MJF Club have the privilege and honour to meet Lion Ravinder Singh Matharu and Lion T.S. Kalsi (Multiple District Council Chairman). DG Matharu, who was on a working visit here to oversee the activities of the Lions Clubs of Seychelles, also handed out awards to former members from different branches of the Lions Clubs of Seychelles for their contributions over the Lionistic Years!
February 19, 2019
An evening to appreciate and recognize each humanitarian for their service, dedication and generous donations. MJF Lions and Minister Jean Paul Adam gifted Coco De Mer to Mrs. Oswal and Mrs. Lamba as a token of appreciation.
February 19, 2019
The centre, located at North East Point, was officially handed over to the chairperson of Autism Seychelles, Ms. Lyn Lavigne, in the presence of the Vice-President, Mr. Vincent Meriton, and sponsors of the project including the Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB), Cable and Wireless Seychelles, Rotary Club Coco de Mer, the MJF - Lion’s Club, as well as Shreeji Construction.
The centre was renovated by Shreeji Construction’s Director, Mr. Keshra Bhudia, in collaboration with MJF Seychelles who agreed to provide the association with free labour to carry out the renovation works required of SCR 975,000.
February 19, 2019
Lions Family at Carana Beach Resort for Lunch.
MMV HANDING OVER
February 19, 2019
The Minister for Health, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, officially accepted the van from the Mrs. Oswal, during a ceremony held at the Seychelles Hospital’s administrative block (Red Roof). This is one Stellar Project that serves more than 90,000 people in the Nation.
STATE HOUSE VISIT
February 19, 2019
President Danny Faure received Mrs. Oswal during a courtesy visit at the State House. The meeting was an opportunity for the MJF delegation to confirm the donation by Aruna Abhey Oswal Trust to the Seychelles HCA.
INSTITUTE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT
February 18, 2019
In collaboration with Shreeji Construction and Laxmi Trading, the project worth of SCR 200,000 refurbishment including floor tiles and working counters were provided.
ILE PERSEVERANCE SCHOOL
February 18, 2019
Mrs. Aruna Oswal presenting Ile Perseverance Secondary School with 2 printers, 2 laptops and 2 projectors on behalf of MJF Club.
REINFORCING OUR COMMITMENT
February 17, 2019
MJF Lions inaugurated their flagship projects with the presence of International Director of LCIF, Mrs. Aruna Oswal and Ms. Madhuruchi Lamba the CEO of Aruna Abhey Oswal Trust between February 17-19, 2019. A memorable Souvenir Photo taken for Lions of Seychelles.
February 04, 2019
Sponsored 17 orphanage children from Mrs. Flyers De Solitude, Nazareth, President Village and Sainte Elizabeth for taking up French Classes at Alliance Francaise.
ANSE AUX PINS SCHOOL
December 12, 2018
An Award Ceremony for a class at Anse Aux Pins Primary School was organized through Dr. Viveg where Mr. Mathur and Mr. Pillay (on behalf of the MJF Club) generously donated gifts to over 25 students as a wonderful Christmas gesture! Additionally, teachers were given special recognition by the MJF Members, especially Ms. Vesna Fred (Class Teacher) and Ms. Fabrina Belise (Chairperson).
November 28, 2018
Laxmi Trading in collaboration with MJF Lions donated SCR 50,000 worth of raw materials such as mild steel bars, copper solid round bars, shafting round bars and MS sheets to the Seychelles Institute of Technology (SIT) for the purpose of training learners in welding and machining.
MOBILE MEDICAL VAN IMPORTATION
August 05, 2018
Senior MJF Members flew to Delhi to meet Mrs. Aruna Oswal (International Director of LCI) and Ms. Madhuruchi Lamba (CEO of Aruna Abhey Oswal Trust), accompanied by other Board Members. The meeting was held to finalize details for arrival of Seychelles' first Mobile Medical Van donated by Aruna Abhey Oswal Trust.
July 14, 2018
Our President Lion Rajesh Mathur made a gracious donation of a Color Printer, A Laptop, Laptop bag, Stationery Cupboard, Files and Stationery to Autism Seychelles to set up the office for administration purposes. Their interaction begins from here for the good cause with the presence of MJF Members and Lions of Seychelles.
KIDNEY SCREENING PROGRAM (PHASE 2)
Lions of Seychelles joined in together at the Les Mamelles Community Centre; We successfully completed the NCD screening of 185 people and managed to diagnose 27 of them requiring further management at the referred clinics to their found health problems. We thank all Doctors, Nurse Coordinators, Nurse's Assistants & our Lions for their commitments.
BLOOD DONATION CAMPAIGN (PHASE 2)
At Hospital Blood Bank (20 Participants) - Blood donation not only makes the receiver’s life good but also helps the donor to maintain good health. The Benefits Are:
1) Prevents Hemochromatosis; is a health condition that arises due to excess absorption of iron by the body.
2) Anti-cancer Benefits; By donating blood the iron stores in the body are maintained at healthy levels.
3) Maintains Healthy Heart & Liver; Reducing the risk of ailments caused by the iron overload in the body.
4) Weight loss; Regular blood donation reduces the weight of the donors.
5) Stimulates Blood Cell Production; After donating blood, the body works to replenish the blood loss.
ROAD SAFETY WEEK PROGRAM WITH TRANSPORT AUTHORITY
Melvin Jones Fellows donating around 200 gifts to the Road & Transport Department, with the kind appreciation of T-Shirts graciously provided by Shreeji Construction Pty. Ltd.
BLOOD DONATION CAMPAIGN (PHASE 1)
MJF successfully achieved to have 26 Blood Donors giving 26 pints of blood in our First Phase of activity. We had the privilege of having Seychelles' Health Minister, Mr. Jean Paul Adam participating with us.
KIDNEY SCREENING PROGRAM (PHASE 1)
Through our Community Development, we have the potential to make a real and positive change in the community. With highly enthusiastic Team effort from Lions Club of Seychelles, Seychelles Centennial Women Lions Club and Melvin Jones Fellows at Anse Royale, Mahé we managed to test 210 people.