Category Archives: Previous projects

2013 Beth Stubbs Memorial Rain Dance Project

OMEP Australia’s team in Victoria is leading the development of an innovative Rain Dance project  in the award-winning Australian garden at Melbourne’s Royal Botannical Gardens. The dynamic early childhood learning and development experience has a strong environmental theme and pays tribute to the memory of outstanding OMEP Australian member Beth Stubbs. Inspiration for the major national project came from the…

2007 Papua New Guinea Village Schools

During a visit to PNG, Dr Butterworth was asked to provide urgent assistance with village schools in Oro Province. Subsequently, OMEP Aust provided roofing iron for Inota/Ajora Village School to keep the children dry from the monsoon rains. At Beama Elementary School, $300 was donated to buy much-needed stationary materials.

2005 Asian Tsunami Project

Coordinated by Joan Waters, Vice-president of the Asia-Pacific Region, US$31,650 was raised by all the National Committees of OMEP. $10,000 was given to Sri Lanka (Matara District) and Indonesia (Aceh Province). Funds were used to train teachers in post-traumatic management and to purchase play materials for the children. Funds remaining were subsequently divided between the…