Rotaract Club of University of Moratuwa is the first university based Rotaract Club of Sri Lanka. Initiated in 1995 with 16 members, the club has now grown to a membership of nearly 200 members from all the faculties of the University. The Rotaract Club is made up of undergraduates from all three faculties of University of Moratuwa, namely Faculties of Engineering, IT and Architecture.
Rotaract Club of University of Moratuwa, is more than just a community service club. Over the years, the club has widened its scope into other areas like Professional Development, Club Services and International Understanding apart from Community Service. Charted under Rotaract District 3220, the club is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Colombo West.
For Rotaract year 2016-2017 the club is led by President Rtr. Chamal Kuruppu along with his board of directors under the theme ‘Let Them Shine’, making an effort to bring about a positive change for its members and the society at large. The Rotaract Club is one of the most active clubs within the university. One of the key projects of the club is the “Are You Ready?” programme, the Official Career’s Fair of University of Moratuwa.
The club has won the award, “Rotaract Outstanding Project – South Asia Region” twice for the projects “You Are Not Alone” and “HandZ” in 2000 and 2011 respectively, from the Rotary International. Apart from the international accolades the club continues to win awards and citations at the annual Rotaract District Assemblies. Upholding the motto of Rotaract, “Service Above Self”, the Rotaract Club of University of Moratuwa continues to initiate dozens of projects each year, serving as the ideal platform for the men and women who believe they can make a difference to gather around.