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rotary water-survival boxes contribute to flood relief in chad, mali and senegal

Distribution of the consignment of 400 boxes sent to Chad has been undertaken by the national Red Cross for the benefit of families displaced by flash floods. In the past two weeks we learned that similar floods have affected both Mali and Senegal in West Africa and we are in the process of finalising arrangements to send a total of 600 boxes to be distributed by Rotary Clubs in the vicinity of the two capital cities (Bamako, Mali; and Dakar, Senegal).

District Service Projects Committee

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 19:30 - 21:00
Location: 
Arden Hotel

Combat the root causes of conflict through service

Disease, illiteracy, hunger, poverty, and scarcity of environmental resources are all underlying causes of conflict and war. Consider drawing on the expertise of partners to undertake a project that addresses these problems.

New end polio now website launches!

Rotary has created a virtual home – endpolionow.org – where people can rally together to finish the fight against polio. The website is available in English, with other languages to follow. Key features include:


  • Compelling stories you can share about polio eradication

  • Interactive, dynamic graphics that help you tell the story

  • How your and others’ donations can be used to fight polio

paralympic - related event puts the spotlight on polio eradication

Paralympic athletes at the garden party sponsored by Rotary International, in association with UNICEF, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the British Pakistan Foundation, and the Global Poverty Project. Government dignitaries from the UK and Pakistan come together to raise funds for Paralympic athletes and Rotary's PolioPlus programme.label
Perseverance and dedication are qualities that both Paralympic athletes and Rotarians use to reach their goals.

Elementary Schools in Mexico City Enjoy the Gift of Clean Water

 Since 2008 a project of District 4170 (Mexico) and seven districts in Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, and Tennessee, has funded the installation of clean water tank systems in more than 50 schools in Mexico City. Elementary schools across Mexico City have clean drinking water and improved sanitation thanks to U.S. and Mexican Rotarians.

World Water Week - Doing Good: Providing Clean Water


Through the use of Global Grants, Rotary and its partners are working together to improve sanitation and access to clean water in Peru, Mozambique, Nigeria, Uganda and Ghana.


Reducing Maternal Mortality in Nigeria


In Nigeria, one out of every 18 women dies as a result of childbirth. The country has the second-highest maternal mortality rate in the world.
 

Rotary challenges world’s governments to target polio

Ahead of the UN General Assembly, Rotary International holds a strategy session with members from around the world including Pakistan and Nigeria

EVANSTON, Ill. (Aug. 15, 2012) — Rotary International aims to send a clear message to the United Nations (UN) General Assembly convening in September in New York: The world’s governments must act swiftly and decisively if the crippling childhood disease polio is to finally be eradicated.

District Service Projects Committee

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 19:30 - 22:00
See attached Agenda
Location: 
Arden Hotel, Coventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull, B92 0EH

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