Kris Tsau is an advocacy specialist at Rotary International. She is one of six Rotary staff members who will join Rotary General Secretary John Hewko in biking El Tour de Tucson in Arizona 23 November to raise money for polio eradication. Kris Tsau, part of the Miles to End Polio team, on a training ride. By Kris Tsau…

Afghan Young Connect leads an assembly on polio eradication. By Stephen R. Brown, past Rotary Foundation trustee During a three-day period encompassing World Polio Day, 24 October, a group of students in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, conducted a polio awareness campaign that was able to reach many of their peers with the message about Rotary’s work to…

Rotary Peace Fellows (left) and Lady Valerie Solti (third from left) at a special performance of The World Orchestra for Peace. By Carol Hall, Rotary Foundation Chair for the Rotary Club of Abingdon Vesper, Oxfordshire, England I recently had the privilege of hosting two Rotary Peace Fellows from Bradford University – David from The Gambia…

Members of the Rotaract Club of Manila By Karla Patricia Ravida, President, Rotaract Club of Manila Did you know that when you serve others, you stand to gain as well? This observation was noted by American religious leader and author Gordon Hinckley when he wrote “One of the great ironies of life is this –…

Members of the Rotary Satellite Club of London, Ontario, Canada. By Heather Macdonald, Rotary Satellite Club of London, Ontario, Canada I was a recent college grad when I moved to a new city and was looking to join an organization where I could meet people my own age who were at the same stage of…

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of reflections on Rotary’s Vision Statement: Together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves. Paddy Rooney By Paddy Rooney, governor of District 7390 (Pennsylvania, USA) It is said that…

The Bonfa family at a club-sponsored food drive to benefit families in South Orange County, California, USA. By Anabella Bonfa, Rotary Club of Irvine, California, USA, with Anthony Bonfa My husband and I and our teenage son Anthony all volunteer at 30 or more projects every year. We consider ourselves a Rotary family. All three…

Rotary Scholars from left to right: Nataliya Chemayeva from Turkmenistan, Aminjon Abdulloev from Tajikistan, Jahan Taganova from Turkmenistan, Botir Ismoilov from Uzbekistan, Botagoz Sharipova from Kazakhstan, and Nargiza Osmonova from Kyrgyzstan. Photo by Celeste Noche. © Rotary International. All Rights Reserved. By Nataliya Chemayeva, Rotary Scholar, Water Cooperation and Diplomacy Program The Central Asian region…

The video (above) by Botagoz Sharipova, Nataliya Chemayeva, and other Rotary Scholars in the Water Cooperation and Diplomacy program has been selected as finalist by the Geneva Water Hub and will be featured at the Budapest Water Summit 15-17 October and during Geneva Peace Week 4-8 November. By Botagoz Sharipova, Rotary Scholar, Water Cooperation and…

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