LIONS CLUB OF INTERNATIONAL
Lions Clubs International, a world Largest Service Organisation started in the year 1917 and already crossed its Century. Our founder Helen Keller has started this organization only for visually challenged people. basically, it is a big bay to help society. It is going strong across the globe and located in over 220 countries. More than 14.5 lakhs members are in various clubs. The Lions motto is "We Serve." and doing projects worth of crores of Rupees every year to the needy people. Eye related issues has been considered as a prime projects intially to eradicate blind in the our society. Accordingly the policies of the projects formed and even today, a lot of Eyes are being collected and made many to get vision. Diabetes has been taken as a prime projects now especially juvenile Diabetes to eradicate and make awareness to all people to take care of the Health.
Other projects of concentration are Youth related programme, Environment like tree plantation, Rain Water Harvesting, Sight Related projects like Eye Screening and Cataract Surgery Camps, Hunger relief projects etc... it is going stronger by having more members and more projects to the society.
The LIONS acronym also stands for Liverty, Intelligence, Our Nation's Safety. Membership in the Lions Club is by "invitation only" as mandated by its constitution and by-laws. All member applicants need a sponsor who is an active member and of good standing in the club, they intend to join while sponsorship may be obtained by an applicant in order to become a legitimate member, sponsorship is no guarantee of membership. Acceptance of membership is still subject to the approval of the majority of the club's board of directors.