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International Service

International Service encompasses efforts to expand Rotary’s humanitarian reach around the world and to promote world understanding and peace. It includes everything from contributing to PolioPlus to helping Rotary Youth Exchange students adjust to their host countries.

ShelterBox Operations updates


Through the personal help of Amarjit Nandra of the Rotary Club of Aston, Keith McDavid has been working very closely with the Sikh Channel Aid; a not for profit TV channel here in Birmingham; which transmits to the Sikh community throughout the UK, Western Europe and Toronto, on channel 840.

Nepal Earthquake Appeal

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Following the tragic earthquake that hit Nepal last weekend, Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland has pledged its support to help victims with long term support.

Rotary’s Donation Trust has been set up for the Nepal Earthquake Appeal, which will provide support for sustainable community projects once the immediate emergency has been dealt with.

District 1060 Club Guide to Rotary Foundation Grant Applications 2015-16

This Guide can used by club members to access The Rotary Foundation Grants System

The Guatemala Literacy Project 2015/16 Global Grant Campaign

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The latest GLP Annual Report makes excellent reading & reveals the great success of the 2014/15 campaign, to which 3 of our D-1060 Clubs contributed (Kenilworth, Rugby Dunsmore & Tamworth). It will enable the substantial & worthwhile work of the Project to continue & develop further.

The new campaign has now been launched & we aim to improve on last year’s success.

Vanuatu Update from the International Committee

Please see the attached report for an update on the Vanuatu crisis. If any clubs have the ability to both raise and send funds overseas then please use the details contained within the report to do so.

Rotary New Zealand World Community Service (RNWCS) is working hard to deliver both short and long term help to the islands. Their objectives state: “When our Pacific neighbours require immediate assistance following a cyclone, tsunami or earthquake, we distribute Emergency Response Kits.

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