Say No To Oral Cancer





History Logs

Project Description

Region: Asia

Country: India

Location: Perumbavoor,kerala.

Total Budget: $56,000

Area of Focus: Disease prevention and treatment

The project is designed to establish a Oral Cancer screening center on a mobile medical unit in Perumbavoor, Kerala , India. A vehicle equipped with dental unit with oral cancer screening and biopsy equipments staffed with a Doctors and Assistants can be operated in the Project area, so that dental facility can be provided at the doorstep of the poor and needy people of the region. The same vehicle can be used to provide health education to the people and spearhead the conduct of free dental and oral cancer awareness camps in the Project area. The estimated cost of the equipping, installation, training is USD 56000 . We are seeking financial support through Rotary clubs contributions and with matching DDF from other rotary districts and world funds.

The project will provide Oral cancer screening for an undeserved area with a population of over 100 thousand. The Project will be implemented in association with Doctors and staffs of Indira Gandhi institute of Dental Sciences, a reputed institute from Nellikuzhi , Kothamangalam, Kerala, India.


The program was started in the month of July 2013, a signature and ongoing project of Rotary Club of Perumbavoor Central ( Club 82020, Rotary Dist. 3201 ) in association with Indira Gandhi Institute of dental sciences. We have organized nearly 100 screening camps in the last 3 years in and around the area till now. Approximately 12000 people were benefited by this program so far. Our club members will ensure that effective functioning of the mobile unit and the funds are utilized diligently. Our members are regularly participating in the camps and visiting the associated hospitals where in adequate directions are given from time to time. We are currently conducting camps and medical assistance with sponsors from the club and from outside sponsors.

The mobile unit is planned in Tata LP 712/42 BS 1V ( Invertor Tecnology ) Air conditioned Vehicle with 9 seat in driver/passenger cabin for doctors and staffs with Air compressor, Honda EU 7 (Inverter Technology) Generator, Dental chair set with Biopsy instruments, Air compressor, Audio and video systems for public address system, fully equipped clinic cabin and Fresh and waste tank with pressurized motor with all medical equipments for screening Oral cancer.

Primary Host Partner

District: 3201

Rotary Club of: Perumbavoor Central

Primary Contact: Joshy Chacko

Email: joshy_cm@yahoo.com

Primary International Partner

We are looking for a Club partner. Click here to pledge support for this project. Recording a pledge will make you the Primary International Partner for this project.

Project Status

This project has been "Dropped". Check the history log entries to see why it was dropped.

Project listed for the 2016-17 Rotary Year.

The TRF Grant application number is #23000.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project





Perumbavoor Central (3201)





Remaining Amount to Raise

Additional Club Contribution (Needed) - Add a contribution




Amount Requested from The Rotary Foundation






Note: as of July 1, 2015 there is a 5% additional support fee for cash contributions. This fee does not appear in the financials above because it does not apply if the funds are sent directly to the project account (without going through TRF, and therefore without Paul Harris credit). Clubs sending their cash contribution to TRF must be aware they will have to send an additional 5%.

Project Supporting Documents

Project Photos

History Log Entries


System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.


System Entry

System Entry: Project dropped per lack of response to the carry-over notification emails.

© 2010 Philippe Lamoise - Website design by Philippe Lamoise, D2G Online