Areas of focus, Fighting disease, Events, Leadership, End Polio Now, This Close, Partners, Polio, The Rotary Foundation

After a year of shrinking polio cases worldwide, the crippling disease is now on the cusp of being eradicated, said top health officials at Rotary's second annual World Polio Day event on 24 October.

At a special... Read more >


New Generations, Rotaract, Alumni

Erin Mills had just finished teaching for the day in Montevideo, Uruguay, when her smartphone buzzed with a message.

An impromptu gathering to watch Uruguay's World Cup soccer match was being organized. Through the power of a mobile... Read more >


Promoting peace, International service, Developing leaders, Scholarships, Global grants

When asked to describe his future, a refugee child from Iraq draws a picture of himself as a doctor. Another child uses colorful paints to depict happy memories of his former life in Iraq. Both children are among the 200,000 displaced Iraqis who... Read more >


Areas of focus, Promoting peace, Fighting disease, Providing clean water, Saving mothers and children, Supporting education, Growing local economies, Avenues of service, Leadership

This year's Women of Action honorees were selected by Rotary senior leaders and endorsed by the White House. All members of clubs in the U.S., the women were recognized for their humanitarian service projects, which affect the lives of millions... Read more >


Fighting disease, Saving mothers and children, Supporting education, International service, Grants, Partners

Four years ago, Rotary member Moonyeen King decided to take action to help residents of the impoverished neighborhood of Tepehua, located in Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico, who faced daily struggles with crime, malnutrition, and limited access to... Read more >