Rotary International

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Rotary International helps Rotarians to promote world understanding and peace through World Community Service and Rotary Friendship Programmes across the world.

In our own Club we -

support a teenage boy with his education in a school in India, through the Joe Homan Charity; for more information visit http://www.joehoman.org.uk/

raise funds for the purchase of Shelterboxes, which provide tents and basic supplies for areas which have suffered a natural disaster, or in in a war area; for more information visit http://www.shelterbox.org

supply local schools and organisations with Shoeboxes which are filled with toys then taken by Rotarians to orphanages in Eastern Europe;

http://www.rotaryshoebox.org/

collect old spectacles with are cleaned and graded by prisoners in Saughton before being taken to Africa where volunteer opticians prescribe then to locals;

http://www.visionaidoverseas.org/rotary-clubs

support financially a group of local Nurses who visit Haiti regularly to immunise children and help in an orphanage.

http://www.haitihelp.org.uk/