stories of Rotary in Action Throughout the World

SIX HUMANITARIANS HONORED FOR THEIR WORK WITH REFUGEES

Six humanitarians who are members of the family of Rotary are being honored as People of Action: Connectors Beyond Borders during the 2019 Rotary Day at the United Nations, which focuses this year on the global refugee crisis.

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PUTTING THE PLUS IN POLIOPLUS

We’re doing so much more than eradicating polio

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Musa Muhammed Ali, a farmer in Borno state, Nigeria, has had to deal with the many ways polio has affected his life. For instance, he used to have to pay for transportation when he needed to buy feed for his animals. 

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TRANSFORMING MATHEMATICS EDUCATION IN ECUADOR'S LOW INCOME SCHOOLS

By Octavio Jarrin R., member of the Rotary Club of La Puntilla, Ecuador and Keith E. Axtell, member of the Rotary Club of Marin Evening, United States


An assessment of mathematics teachers in Ecuador showed they received little training in content preparation and teaching techniques. This resulted in teachers with little motivation and enthusiasm when preparing and teaching their classes.

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ROTARY 'VOCATIONAL TRAINING TEAM' PROGRAM A MEANS TO SUPPORT PEOPLE WITH AUTISM 

by Dr. Corina Yatco-Guerrero, member of the Rotary Club of Sta. Ana (Davao), Philippines
I am a Neuro-Ophthalmologist and my husband is a Neurologist; we both practice in Davao City, Philippines.  When our third child, Emmanuel, was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at the age of two, we were both stunned and perplexed.

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WHAT THE ‘TOGETHER’ IN ROTARY’S VISION STATEMENT MEANS

Together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create

lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.

— Rotary International Vision Statement

By Paddy Rooney, governor of District 7390 (Pennsylvania, USA)

The word which defines much of our world today is division. We are divided in so many ways by race or creed, ethnicity or belief, by gender or age or sexuality. 

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THE DUARTE STORY AS TOLD BY DR SYLVIA WHITLOCK

Author of Women Also Serve: Duarte Invites Women to Join Rotary tells her first person account of what it was like to be a woman Rotary pioneer.

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