Vocational training team uses collaborative approach for medical training

By Ellina Kushnir, Rotary Programs staff A group of six obstetricians from England traveled to Sikkim, India, in April as part of the Collaborative Action in Lowering Maternity Encountered Deaths vocational training team. Known as CALMED, the joint initiative between Districts1120 (England) and 3240 (parts of northeast India) brought together professionals and community members to …

Lifecycle of a Service Project (Part 3): Acquiring Resources

By Ellina Kushnir, RI Programs staff Rotary International is pleased to present this five-part webinar series to support the Rotary family in producing sustainable service projects. The series will highlight different strategies, best practices, and Rotary resources available to help clubs and districts undertake successful, sustainable service initiatives, using real-life examples from Rotarians. In this …

Support international development at an upcoming project fair

By Ellina Kushnir, Rotary Programs staff Is your club ready to make a global impact? Attend a project fair to gain a better understanding of local communities’ most pressing needs, to establish international service partnerships, and to build lasting relationships around the world. The 21st Central America Project Fair will be held 30 January-1 February …

Rotary reaffirms commitment to fighting hunger around the world

By Ellina Kushnir, Rotary Programs staff On 16 October 2013, the Rotary family joined partners, international organizations, and supporters from around the world in celebration of World Food Day. Rotarians around the world undertake projects by working with local and international partners to help struggling families access nutritious food. Listen to a webinar on working with …