Rotary Service at the Toronto Convention

Thousands of Rotary members gathered in Toronto this week for the 2018 Rotary International Convention to share ideas, find inspiration, and reconnect with old and new friends. In the House of Friendship, members had the opportunity to network with fellow Rotarians and Rotaractors, Rotary’s partners, service projects, Rotary Project Fairs and learn from the expertise of Rotarian Action …

Partner for success at the Multi-Club Workshop

By Leonardo de Angelis, Member of Rotary Club Ravenna, Italy and Coordinator of the Multi-Club Workshop The search for international partners and funding is a particularly challenging step to implementing large scale global grants. Partnering with organizations with a common goal can help support projects. Through my experience with the Multi-Club Workshop, I’ve had the …

East Africa’s first project fair

By Dale Knight, Member of the Rotary Club of Rohnert Park-Cotati, California, USA Rotary project fairs are the best way for Rotarians to meet each other, develop long-term friendships and working relationships. During a fair, international visitors have the opportunity to learn about local projects while experiencing culture and fellowship. My first time attending a …

Attend the 12th Multi-Club Workshop in Matera, Italy

By Leonardo de Angelis, Member of Rotary Club Ravenna, Italy and Coordinator of the Multi-Club Workshop In 2007, the Rotary clubs of Ravenna in Italy and Stockholm Strand in Sweden decided to meet in Stockholm with other clubs to plan projects they could implement together while promoting fellowship and experiencing a new culture. They called …

Global grant partnership started with a project fair visit

By Ellina Kushnir, Rotary Program staff In 2015, Pieter Koeleman from the Rotary Club of Campbell River in Canada traveled to Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, for the annual West Africa Project Fair. Throughout the week-long event, Pieter was immersed in local culture, visited and participated in Rotarian-led service projects, learned about local priorities and gathered information …

The 11th Multi-Club Workshop brings together members to support communities in need

By Leonardo de Angelis, Founder and Coordinator of the Multi-Club Workshop This past September, 47 Rotarians, partners and relatives representing 20 clubs, seven districts and six countries arrived in London for the 11th Multi-Club Workshop. The Multi-Club Workshop annually gathers representatives from various participating Rotary clubs to propose and plan projects they could implement together, while promoting fellowship …

13 years of project fairs in Ecuador

By Amparo Albuja, District 4400 XIII Project Fair District Committee Chair In February 2004, our district hosted our first project fair in Quito. Since then, 12 fairs have been organized in beautiful cities across Ecuador: Guayaquil, Cuenca, and Manta. Every fair highlights District 4400’s club service projects for international visitors to build friendships, partnerships, and facilitate …