Supporting communities, from homes to homework

By ShelterBox staff ShelterBox specialises in delivering the essentials people need in rebuilding their lives in the aftermath of a disaster. This usually means providing emergency shelter, such as sturdy tents, or the tools to repair damaged homes, but sometimes devastation spreads much further than homes, disrupting vital services like schools and education. ShelterBox’s range … More Supporting communities, from homes to homework

Volunteers educate children and save lives in the face of Ebola outbreak

By Samuel Enders, Rotary Club of Yonkers-East Yonkers, New York, USA Having grown up in poverty in Liberia, West Africa, I know firsthand both the dire need for better educational opportunities in that country and the empowerment that a quality education provides. As the youngest of nine children, I experienced the death of my father … More Volunteers educate children and save lives in the face of Ebola outbreak

Project Fairs foster international partnerships and lifelong friendships

By Ellina Kushnir, Rotary Programs staff Rotarian Julie Leverenz, president of the Rotary Club of Hannibal, Missouri, USA, District 6060, attended the ninth annual West Africa Project Fair 16-23 October 2013 in Lomé, Togo. With support from the Reach Out to Africa Committee, Rotarians from West African nations host this annual event to foster international partnerships, … More Project Fairs foster international partnerships and lifelong friendships