Features

10-Feb-2015

Saving mothers and children, Clubs, Community projects

At the age of 17, Jennifer was sleeping on the streets of Atlanta.

She'd felt abandoned most of her life, unprotected from her brothers and her mother's boyfriends, who physically and sexually abused her since she was five. And now, kicked... Read more >

10-Feb-2015

Areas of focus, Fighting disease, Community service, International service, Partners, Humanitarian projects

About 300 miles south of Ciudad Juarez, one of Mexico's most dangerous cities, is the small town of Guerrero in central Chihuahua. The community is home to the Guerrero Clinic, which has weathered neighboring drug wars and financial setbacks to... Read more >

10-Feb-2015

International convention, Leadership, RI president

Ron Burton has made the world his office.

Over the past year, the Rotary International president has traveled more than half-a-million miles across 50 countries, to inspire and motivate Rotary's 1.2 million members. Although many... Read more >

10-Feb-2015

Club administration, International convention, Leadership, Rotary Code of Policies

Ever wonder why the Rotary year begins 1 July? The international convention initially played a key role in determining the start date of our fiscal and administrative year.

Rotary's first fiscal year began the day after the first... Read more >

10-Feb-2015

Saving mothers and children, Supporting education, Growing local economies, International service

Marta Lopez bakes up to 100 items a day in a small clay oven. Higinia Reyes owns a corn mill. Remigia Dominguez is the head of a weaving co-op. All of these women live in rural Honduras and run their own businesses with the support of loans... Read more >

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