International projects and events
Supporting a range of international projects and initiatives.
- We are pleased to be twinned with the Rotary Club of Lille Vauban with biennial visits and joint projects.
- We have raised money for disaster relief in countries such as Haiti and the Philipines.
- We have also raised funds to purchase Shelter Boxes, providing everything necessary to start re-building people's lives after disaster and humanitarian crisis.
- We raised £1,000 last year for the Brufut Learning Centre in The Gambia, which was matched with a District Grant to make £2,000 which went towards the purchase of vital gardening equipment, including a tiller.
- We were presented with a District Award for supporting the Garden of Hope Project in Constanzia, South Africa in 2013/14 and obtained a District Grant to match funds raised.
- We are raising funds to support the establishment of a Learning Centre in Brufut, Gambia, which is being developed by a former member of our Club.
- We support Rotary International's efforts to eradicate polio.