By Rotary Service and Engagement Rotary members have played a key role in bringing the world to the brink of polio eradication. Our members have not only ended polio in 122 countries but also created a system for tackling a myriad of other health priorities, such as Ebola. Rotary clubs lead efforts both large and small … More 6 ways to fight and prevent diseases in your community
By Jim Goit, member of the Rotary Club of Truro, Canada In 2014, Thie Convery of the Rotary Club of Dundas Ontario, was invited to my Rotary Club of Truro’s annual charter night celebration. During that year, then-RI President Ron Burton had encouraged Rotary members to Engage Rotary, Change Lives. It seemed very fitting to … More Rotary Ideas helps further club fundraiser
By Rotary Service Staff According to the World Health Organization, 5.6 million children under age five died in 2016. More than half of those deaths were due to conditions that could have been prevented or treated by access to simple, affordable interventions. Rotary members provide education, immunizations, birth kits, and mobile health clinics. Women are … More 4 ways you can save mothers and babies
By Chelsea Mertz and Rebecca Hirschfeld, Rotary Service staff Does your club want to try a new type of service project or want to find a project in another region to partner on and are not sure where to start? The Project Lifecycle Kit tools can help with all your service project needs. These online … More Start a new service project today!
By Chelsea Mertz and Rebecca Hirschfeld, Rotary Service Connections staff Is your club looking to implement a service project, but lacking funds or materials? Are you seeking specific expertise within the areas of focus to assist with planning and applying for a global grant? More than 25,000 Rotary clubs and members are using Rotary’s Project … More Getting the most from Rotary’s social tools
By Ellina Kushnir, RI Programs staff RI President K.R. Ravindran challenges us to use our gifts – talents, knowledge, abilities, and efforts – to make a genuine impact through fellowship and service activities. Through our Rotary network, we have access to many resources to plan projects using our skills, expertise, and passions to improve communities … More How will you Be a Gift to the World this year?
By Ellina Kushnir, RI Programs staff 22 March, World Water Day, reminds us to celebrate our achievements and commit to further advancements related to accessing clean water, sanitation facilities, and employing hygienic practices. Sustainable water resources are critical to reducing poverty, improving education opportunities for youth, and alleviating health-related complications. Today we recognize the countless … More Make a splash, it’s World Water Day!
By Monique Cooper-Liverpool, Rotary Club of Monrovia, Liberia Today is 2 September, we are just past the fifth month anniversary of Liberia’s first encounter with the Ebola virus. We are now 41 days into a declared national health emergency, 28 days into a national state of emergency and on the 16th day of an imposed … More Monrovia club spearheads Ebola relief campaigns in Liberia
By Mohamed Shedou, Rotary Programs staff Success is always about the little actions that add up to something magnificent. This is also true of all the service projects that Rotarians undertake every year, everywhere in the world, in order to make people’s lives better. Every service project cannot happen without every single contribution, big and … More The Power of Crowdsourcing