Rotarians taking action to empower communities

By Duncan Stanners, Rotary Club of Calgary West, Canada To help grow and empower a local community in Honduras, the Rotary Action Group for Microfinance and Community Development (RAGM) teamed up with District 5360 Microcredit Task Force to implement the Honduras Economic and Community Development Program (HECD). Microfinance is a key component to a successful … More Rotarians taking action to empower communities

World Food Day 2015: Partnering to fight hunger and food waste

By: Craig A. Nemitz, Ph.D. (h.c.) Director of Field Services, The Global FoodBanking Network;  Charter Member of the Channahon/Minooka Rotary Club, Illinois, USA 16 October, World Food Day, is a time for people and organizations to come together to find ways to alleviate world hunger. I am fortunate to be involved with two wonderful organizations—Rotary … More World Food Day 2015: Partnering to fight hunger and food waste

Microloans, the single largest anti-poverty tool?

By Ellina Kushnir, Rotary Programs. Original interview aired 1 April 2014 on Calgary West’s News Radio 770 Past District Governor Steve Rickard, District 5360, Canada, founder of the Rotarian Action Group for Microfinance & Community Development (RAGM), talks to Angela Kokott, host of Calgary Today, the afternoon radio program on Southern Alberta’s talk show powerhouse, NEWS TALK 770 (CHQR) about … More Microloans, the single largest anti-poverty tool?