International partnership helps establish maternity clinic in Uganda

By Larry Hutchings, member and past president of the Rotary Club of Clayton Valley/Concord Sunrise, District 5160, California On 31 March I was at home in the San Francisco Bay Area, wishing I could be with my Rotary friends in Uganda. They were dedicating the new Pediatric wing of the Nsawo Village Maternity Clinic that … More International partnership helps establish maternity clinic in Uganda

ShelterBox’s response in Yemen

By Victoria Ifould, International Giving Executive, ShelterBox ShelterBox and Rotary members have a mutual concern about the rising levels of global displacement and a shared passion to support those whose lives are torn apart by disaster and conflict. When war and conflict destroy homes and displace people, shelter is one of the essential building blocks … More ShelterBox’s response in Yemen

Peace Corps and Rotary in North Macedonia: Part of a beautiful global friendship

This story is republished with permission and originally appeared on peacecorps.gov. By Cal Mann My interest in international service began when a friend joined Peace Corps Tonga in 2002, but it wasn’t until 15 years later that I was able to serve as a Peace Corps Volunteer myself. During those 15 years I worked, raised … More Peace Corps and Rotary in North Macedonia: Part of a beautiful global friendship

Join the 7th annual Colombia Project Fair

By Jaime Corredor, Project Fair Chairman As in-person events slowly return and gathering together becomes possible once again, the Colombia Project Fair accepted the challenge of planning a hybrid fair from 3-5 February in Paipa, Colombia. Join us virtually or in-person to enjoy Colombia’s natural beauty, have fun with local hosts, and participate in international … More Join the 7th annual Colombia Project Fair

Look outside the box: Tap into all your region’s expertise to develop a successful global grant

By Karen Parkhurst, member of the Victor-Farmington Rotary Club and District Resource Network, District 7120 (New York, United States) For the past four years, I’ve served as a global grant advisor in District 7120’s Resource Network (DRN). I’ve had the opportunity to not only mentor club members in my own district, but other clubs in … More Look outside the box: Tap into all your region’s expertise to develop a successful global grant

How shelter supports disease prevention

By Victoria Ifould, International Giving Officer, ShelterBox Disease prevention and treatment is at the very heart of Rotary. As Rotary’s partner in disaster response, ShelterBox is proud to be providing emergency shelter and other essential items to help families stay safe from disease when they have been displaced from their homes. Shelter plays a vital … More How shelter supports disease prevention

Increase your impact during Rotary Foundation month

By Rotary Service & Engagement Staff The Rotary Foundation enables Rotary members to carry out projects that make a difference locally and around the world. It makes projects, funded with Foundation grants, possible which brings sustainable improvement to communities in need. During Rotary year 2020-21, a year that communities needed our help more than ever, … More Increase your impact during Rotary Foundation month

District 9210 Projects Fair – A first for Rotary in southern Africa

By District Governor Victor Mensah, District 9210 Getting involved in international service can often be a challenge, especially during a pandemic when international travel and general networking is limited. Project fairs are a great opportunity to immerse yourself in a new culture and make new friends while meeting potential project partners and finding projects to … More District 9210 Projects Fair – A first for Rotary in southern Africa

Bitten by a snake: the benefits of the West Africa Project Fair

By Andrews Ofosuhene, President-elect of the Rotary Club of Accra-East Prior to joining the Rotary Club of Accra-East, I had the privilege of working on a health screening exercise at a local health facility on the outskirts of Accra, Ghana. We were told a story of a young person who had been bitten by a … More Bitten by a snake: the benefits of the West Africa Project Fair