Berowra Rotary supports

Shamida Bright Vision, Ethiopia

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Shamida Bright Vision is a home for disadvantaged children and marginalised women located in the capital of Ethiopia, Addiis Ababa, founded by a local from Berowra Heights, Karen Kendall, who now resides permanently in Ethiopia. 

Karen grew up in Berowra Heights, attended Wideview Public School, and her mother, Mary Kendall, and two sisters, Kirsten Butts and Kathy Kendall,
still live here in Berowra.  

Give a gift that changes a life.

Just $42 pays for a month of schooling for a child at Shamida Ethiopia, a project sponsored by your Rotary Club of Berowra and run by a Berowra local, Karen Kendall, who lives there permanently. $20 will provide a child with milk for a month and $15 will buy them a new pair of shoes.Your gift is tax deductible at

Shamida Bright Vision is a registered project with Rotary Australia World Community Service (RAWCS) sponsored by the Rotary Club of Berowra.  


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The link to the donation page on Shamida's website is below, click on 'Australia' and you can read the information about Shamida partnering with Rotary Australia Worldwide Community Service (RAWCS).
If you click the "Donate Now" button, you will be able to view the RAWCS form.

If you would like to know more about Shamida or make a donation to the assist Karen in her work, or purchase some of the goods for sale, please contact Kathy Kendall on 0413 056 103 or or visit the Shamida website:


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DIRECTORS 2021—2022

President: Jeanette Bakker 0421 958 841
Immediate Past President: Trevor Bailey 0400 999 226
President Elect: Kathy Kendall
Kathy Kendall
Club Administration: Peggy Sanders 0413 481 854
Treasurer: Trevor Bailey

Community Service:
Jan Childs
Mary Kendall
Youth: Tom Borg
Vocational: Gil Stokes
Foundation: Rich Moore
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