Make new friends through a Rotary Fellowship at the Toronto Convention

By Rotary Service and Engagement Rotary offers endless opportunities to connect with others who share similar passions within your club and district. However, there are many opportunities to connect with members globally as well. Rotary Fellowships provide a great way to make new friends around the world and enhance your Rotary experience. Rotary Fellowships are international, independently … More Make new friends through a Rotary Fellowship at the Toronto Convention

Rotarian yachting enthusiasts sail into service

By Sergio Santi, Past Chair of the International Yachting Fellowship of Rotarians After chartering three fleets of International Yachting Fellowship of Rotarians (IYFR) in Africa, I discovered many Africans were drowning in lakes and seawaters. In Kenya, after tourism, fishing is the second economic resource. Thousands of fishermen and families live on the fishing industry. … More Rotarian yachting enthusiasts sail into service

Mariners support education along the shores of Lake Victoria

By Peter Kasango, Bweyogerere-Namboole Rotary Club and member of the International Yachting Fellowship of Rotarians The Buvuma Islands are a chain of more than fifty islets located a few kilometers off the northern shore of Lake Victoria; the main island, Buvuma, measures about 200 square-miles (517 km²) with a population of nearly 20,000 people. The area … More Mariners support education along the shores of Lake Victoria

Rotary Fellowship combines service with a passion for the sea

By Rotary Programs staff To many people, the word “yachting” connotes a lifestyle of wealth that would seem at odds with the guiding principles of Rotary. But the International Yachting Fellowship of Rotarians (IYFR) is more closely associated with humanitarian service that emphasizes the sea than it is to exclusivity and privilege. For example, in the … More Rotary Fellowship combines service with a passion for the sea