Feature Archive


From the October 2015 issue of The Rotarian

India reported its last case of polio in 2011. Since then, the toddler behind that statistic... Read more


From the September 2015 issue of The Rotarian

One Friday evening four years ago, Elizabeth Solomonson was at home. Her husband, John, was away on a fishi... Read more


Members of the news media had gathered, along with the mayor of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, and a group of Rotary members, on the bank of the murky Detroit River. It was early August and the members were about to amaze the reporters on hand.

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When Gabriela Vessani was 12 years old, her mother took her to stay with friends in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, for the summer.

“I loved it, so when I heard about Rotary Youth Exchange, I knew that was something I wanted to do,” says Ves... Read more


When Mariana Day moved in 1989 to the small beach town of Chacala, in Nayarit, Mexico, she noticed that the surrounding rural areas struggled to maintain schools. And most children weren’t able to go beyond an eighth-grade education. Day, who is a... Read more


From the September 2015 issue of The Rotarian

When I was a college student in Wisconsin in the 1970s, those of us who worked at the 10-watt radio station... Read more


From the September 2015 issue of The Rotarian

When Carole Kimutai was growing up in Nairobi, family members were always coming for long stays – a grandpa... Read more