Harrogate Brigantes Rotary Club have been involved with projects in Nepal, which include ‘technology’, teaching and provision of a Volleyball Court. (International Friendship Court) These projects were managed by a number of Rotarians (Barry Pollard, Andy Morrison, Gill Poole and Trevor Dale (Sherburn-in-Elmet). One of the projects, a Volleyball Court has been completed and taken into use. Major Lil sponsors an annual volleyball competition, and now keeps us updated, of the exciting times which are following at Gaun Pharka Primary School, Panchamul Valley. In October 2019, a team of coaches from the Nepalese Volleyball Association visited the school and carried out training courses, with a view to trials for National squad in Kathmandu.
(See a selection of pictures relating this continuing development – ‘area cleared; new court; trials; official opening; first final National squad trials’)