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10-Feb-2015

Areas of focus, Promoting peace, Peace Fellows, Peace Centers

As an agent for the U.S. Diplomatic Security Service, Justin Peele applies the education he received in conflict resolution as a Rotary Peace Fellow to a job that puts him in some dicey situations – including one in 2013 in which his actions won... Read more >

10-Feb-2015

Fighting disease, End Polio Now, Polio

Nigeria is closer than ever to eradicating polio, riding a successful effort to reach children in seven northern states at highest risk for the disease.

"Rotarians have [gone] into remote areas of the country by car, canoe, motorbike, and... Read more >

10-Feb-2015

Fighting disease, Saving mothers and children, Scholarships, Global grants, Partners

In a municipal hospital in Cubatão, Brazil, a new mammography machine funded by a Rotary global grant provides breast cancer screening to women who previously had to wait for weeks before they could get in for a checkup with a doctor.

A... Read more >

10-Feb-2015

Promoting peace, Community service, International service, Vocational service, Partners

Humanitarian Rick Burns, a retired civil affairs officer in the U.S. Army, has been helping people in the war-torn countries of Afghanistan and Iraq since 2003. He's seen a lot of good, but he's also seen what happens when good intentions go awry... Read more >

10-Feb-2015

Fighting disease, Polio, Fundraising, The Rotary Foundation

Keith Harris is pedaling for a purpose.

At the tender age of 50, he's set out on an eight-week, 4,400-mile bike ride across the U.S. to raise $25,000 for The Rotary Foundation.... Read more >

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