Rotarians have the determination, the experience, and the professional know-how to take on some of the world’s biggest challenges in some of the world’s most remote areas.
The Rotary advantage
In Kasamu-Kyali parish, Uganda (above), local Rotarians from the Muyenga club partnered with Rotarians in Belgium on a multiyear Foundation grant project that addressed three of Rotary’s six areas of focus.
It has established a clean water system, a bakery, a goat-breeding program, a vocational center where women sew dresses and uniforms for orphans and free mosquito bed nets for the community, and a solar-powered cold-chain facility that stores vaccines.
In 2012, members of a visiting Rotary vocational training team shared their expertise by treating patients and training nurses at a health clinic sponsored by the Muyenga club. Rotary’s unique approach enables professionals to use their skills and/or to teach.
Rotary works on problems in six areas of focus: