By RAG4Clubfoot, a Rotarian Action Group Every three minutes a child is born with clubfoot. That’s nearly 200,000 children each year. Thousands of these children around the world are forced to live with this deformity that limits their mobility, ability to walk to school, play with their friends, and eventually work. RAG4Clubfoot has a simple … More Rotarian Action Groups: How can they help make your project more impactful?
By John Wahlund, Area of Focus Manager for Maternal and Child Health & Disease Prevention and Treatment This year, 2015 ushered out the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and introduced the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the period 2015-2030. Rotary International’s Area of Focus goals and policies in Disease Prevention and Treatment were a … More Rotary continues to fight diseases and make strides in health care
By Dr. Karin Davies, member of the Rotary Club of Del Mar, CA, USA During a recent visit to Ethiopia, I felt a very strong connection to this beautiful country and its remarkable people. Now a retired pediatrician, I returned to the place where I had spent my childhood and saw an opportunity to use … More Saving Babies’ Lives in Ethiopia
By Past District Governor Dr. Himansu Basu, Rotary District 1120, and founder of the International Fellowship of Rotarian Doctors Getting started Rotary’s Future Vision Pilot Plan gave members of the International Fellowship of Rotarian Doctors, all OB/GYN specialists, inspiration and opportunities to participate in high impact, sustainable programmes. CALMED (Collaborative Action in Lowering of Maternity … More Fellowship helps reduce mother and child mortality rates in India
By Mary Jo Jean-Francois, Area of Focus Manager for Basic Education & Literacy There is absolutely nothing that makes my job better than visiting Rotarian projects and seeing the faces of children light up because of one simple thing: they are learning. Who am I and what incredible job do I have, you ask? My … More South African projects advance literacy and basic education