Category: Our Rotaractors

As is a tale, So is life

It's been two years since my duties as the Assistant Secretary started and I already feel nostalgic at the thought of seeing myself letting go of all those responsibilities. But let me put the feats of my Rotaract journey through the wise words of Lucius Seneca: “As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters”. Quantitatively it was a very short period of two years, yet it seems like more if you take the quality it added into my life, because of the experiences I was exposed to. My years at the Rotaract  Club and the many events I was lucky enough to participate in taught me many more…

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The Kaleidoscope

There’s a good chance that this article will end up being a bit all over the place, but it’ll all make sense in the end. I believe this would also reflect what the Rotaract year has looked for me; a bit of a kaleidoscope, messy and all over the place, but in its own way, a cohesive pattern that worked out well. I suppose I ought to start off at the very beginning, my introduction to Rotaract and initial enthusiasm was during the first year when I’d hoped that Rotaract would be an outlet to find likeminded people and hopefully make some friends, despite the constraints of online learning. Ironically however my interest was directed toward an avenue where one…

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If there’s a Will, there’s a Way

I have always wanted to make an impact on the society but being chosen as the Community Service Avenue Director was something I never expected. I still remember how overjoyed I was when Gethmi and Tharushika asked me whether I was able to take on the role and I am grateful for them for believing in me to handle such a position. I was a Rotaractor by then and had been the chair of only one project; “Let’s Talk Periods” and I still remember how the past Director of the Community Service Avenue Rtr. Sithmi Edirisinghe encouraged and guided me in handling it. As a warm, kind hearted and a very committed person, she taught me many valuable things throughout…

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