Rotary Fellowships Provide Aid to Ukraine

By Arnold R. Grahl, Senior Editor for Rotary International Just a few months before Russian forces invaded Ukraine, Rotary members raised glasses in toasts and kindled friendships in Lviv as they welcomed a group of Ukrainians to the International Fellowship of Flying Rotarians. On that trip, Ukrainian members showed visitors former Eastern Bloc aircraft at … More Rotary Fellowships Provide Aid to Ukraine

Support Rotary’s commitment to quality education for all 

By Service and Engagement Staff, Rotary International  The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4—Education—prioritizes ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities for all.  The United Nations reports that the COVID-19 pandemic has deepened a global learning crisis. An estimated 24 million students (pre-primary to university level) may never return to school. … More Support Rotary’s commitment to quality education for all 

Quality Education and Literacy Changes Lives

By Carolyn Johnson, Chair of the Basic Education and Literacy Rotary Action Group “Reading changed my life,” declared the twelve-year-old boy from the back row of the class. This reaction was in response to asking students what they thought about the books that Rotary club and district programs provided to their classrooms in rural Guatemala. … More Quality Education and Literacy Changes Lives

Meet international partners at an upcoming project fair

By Ellina Kushnir, Service and Engagement staff at Rotary International After a two-year pivot to virtual events, project fairs are back in person this year! If you’re eager to get back into the field and meet peers from the Rotary family who are pioneering local service initiatives, considering attending an upcoming project fair. Project fairs … More Meet international partners at an upcoming project fair

Empower leaders, strengthen communities, and grow Rotary

By Zuhal Sharp, Service and Networking Programs Senior Specialist, RI Staff  The Rotary Community Corps (RCC) program empowers communities to address their own needs through sustainable service initiatives. Since 1986, when the program was first created, RCCs have strengthened communities in South and Southeast Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. While there are … More Empower leaders, strengthen communities, and grow Rotary

Five new Rotary Fellowships to join this year

By Service and Engagement Staff  Rotary International is excited to announce the chartering of five new Rotary International Fellowships: Camping, Entrepreneurs, Kites, Military Veterans, and Vintage Collectables. Rotary’s more than 100 Fellowships provide members and friends the opportunity to unite globally around a common hobby, profession, or shared identity. Read more about our newest Fellowships, … More Five new Rotary Fellowships to join this year

World Refugee Day: five ways to support newcomers and migrants 

By Quentin Wodon, Chair of the Rotary Action Group for Refugees, Forced Displacement, and Migration  UNHCR estimates that there are more than 100 million forcibly displaced people globally today. The number reached 89 million at the end of 2021, according to the latest report on global displacement, and has continued to rise over the past … More World Refugee Day: five ways to support newcomers and migrants 

Ethical dilemma discussion: What would you do?

You are excited to embark on a Rotary Friendship Exchange in another country, organized by your district, and are looking forward to immersing yourself in the local culture. Once you arrive, you find out that your host team has prepared a surprise welcome dinner of local delicacies. You want to be respectful and show appreciation … More Ethical dilemma discussion: What would you do?