Strengthening communities

Dear Rotarians,   Mahatma Gandhi — the Father of the Nation — often said that true independence could be enjoyed only when communities are strengthened and poverty eradicated. I share here the success story

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Support our Peace programme

Since its inception in 1905, Rotary has been a champion for peace. The 1914 Rotary Convention adopted a resolution that our organisation “lend its influence to the maintenance of peace among nations of the world.” Then, the 1921 convention incorporated into Rotary’s Constitution the goal to aid

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Let’s End Polio Now

I was a district governor in 1987–88, the year that Charles C Keller was the RI ­President. As district governor, I attended the 1988 Rotary International ­Convention in Philadelphia. There, I heard that there were an estimated 350,000 cases of polio in 125 countries. But I also

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Your Foundation needs you

Without The Rotary Foundation’s Endowment Fund, our efforts would be for naught. The endowment is the backbone of Rotary’s efforts around the world, providing access to the time, talent, and resources needed to make a difference. Our goal of building the Endowment Fund to $2.025 billion by

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