International projects

The International projects and activities are co-ordinated within the Projects committee.

International activities are part of the work of the Service Project committee -

 Activities include:

1. The Naalarami Project, Tanzania - supporting the development of the school house and water supply


          - progress 2015 +  

                       - working in co-operation with The Arusha Golden Sunrise Rotary Club, Tanzania.

2. Lend with care  - £2,000 loaned out repeatedly to carefully vetted microfinance projects in eg Africa, South America, Cambodia, Phillipines and India. Repayment rate 96% so far. Giving our savings an active purpose with little loss.

3. Shelterbox purchase.   


4. Aquabox purchase.                  

5. Organising the club's Annual International Cuisine Dinner.

6. Relations with overseas Rotary Clubs including the Rotary Club of Szeged, Southern Hungary     and Enschede Nord, Holland.

7. Supporting Ukraine and hosting locally.

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Our friends from Holland - Marjo,& Hans, Corrie & Henk, Saron, Harriet, Harmien, Rob with Steve and Gerard in front.

Jun 2015 International Visit from Enschede Nord Club, Holland

more We are delighted to welcome our friends from the Rotary Club of Enschede Nord (Holland) for an exchange visit to Cambridge.

Buckets for Liberia.

Aug 2014 Helping fight Ebola, Liberia

more The club agreed to send �1000 direct to Peace Scholar Rich Allison to support his work in Liberia combatting Ebola with basic hygiene equipment and education.


Sep 2014 Peace Scholar visits the American Cemetery - Cambridge

more Host Mike takes Philip to see the great memorial

Enschede Friends

DEC 2013 Visitors from Enschede, Holland

more We are invited to visit Enschede April 2015 !

Rich Allison - Rotary Peace Scholar.

Sep 2013 Peace Events then Dinner

more Rich gave talks in schools to start the day then at a dinner at the University Arms Hotel for members, partners and guests - Cambridge Club Charter Dinner. Dinner was followed by a talk and debate on the theme of Human Rights and World Peace.

Peace 2013 Logo

Sep 2013 Peace Events 2013 - Cambridge Schools

more A series of events concentrating on the theme of Peace and Conflict Resolution involving VIth Form students at 6 schools from in and around Cambridge.

Jodh Dhesi

Jun 2013 Aquabox - donated by Parkside Sixth Form College, Cambridge

more A filled Aquabox is donated to the club by Jodh Dhesi - Head of the Sixth Form on behalf of Parkside Community College.

Some of the pupils benefitting from the refurbished school and clean water supply.

Mar 2013 Auction in aid of the Naalarami School, Tanzania 6.30pm

more An auction in Cottenham to raise money for the Masai School at Naalarami, Tanzania. £5 entry (including refreshments).

Sep 2013 PEACE DAY

more Peace Day - to raise awareness of Peace initiatives around the world and involve as many people as possible in promoting Peace locally, nationally and worldwide.

Oct 2012 Rotary Peace Seminar - Bradford University

more An opportunity to meet the current team of international Peace Scholars studying at Bradford and to hear their stories after 15 months of focused study.

International Chairman Colin Brown presents cheque to Judy Lindgren for Msambweni Youth Group

Jul 2007 Speaker meeting Judy Lindgren, Self-Help in Kenya

more Self-Help Kenya.

Aug 2008 Speaker - Judy Lindgren, Self-Help in Kenya

more An interesting talk.

Mar 2009 International Dinner - Vietnamese cuisine

more Members and wives enjoyed a Vietnamese meal at the Thanh Binh Restaurant, Magdalene Street Cambridge. There was the usual repartee and vibrant conversation.

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Enschede Town - Long Street

May 2006 Visit of Twin Club Enschede Nord, Holland

more We were very pleased to be entertaining our visiting Rotarian friends and their wives from Netherlands.

May 2007 International Dinner - Argentinian cuisine

more 7.00 for 7.30pm Dinner at Cambridge Regional College, Newmarket Road - with Argentinian theme meal and presentation by Argentinian student funded by British Council.

May 2008 International Dinner - Mediterranean cuisine

more The club's annual Dinner to celebrate International service and fellowship at Masa Mediterranean Restaurant High Street Sawston. 7.00 for 7.30 pm

Sep 2009 Szeged Hungary Fish Festival - visit

more Five members attended this event hosted by Szeged Rotarians. (South Cambridge helped Szeged Rotary Club to re-start in 1992 after the end of the Communist period).

Mar 2010 International Dinner -

more The annual International Dinner at the new restaurant The Park@cambridge Regional College.

Szeged Rotarians and friends at their Fish Festival in September 2009

Sep 2010 Visit of Szeged Rotarians and partners

more A party of 13 were hosted and entertained to tours of the University and Ely Cathedral.

Polish Cuisine.

May 2012 International Dinner - Polish

more The Annual International Dinner was held at the polish Polonia Club, Chesterton Road, Cambridge. An opportunity for members, partners and guests to enjoy a 'new' cuisine and a talk. (This replaced the usual weekly meeting at the University Arms Hotel).

Enthusiastic school children outside the new classroom.

Aug 2012 Speaker Rtn Ron Febrey - Progress with the Naalarami School project

more Rotarian Ron Febrey - Rotary Club of Arusha Golden Sunrise, Tanzania - the delights and problems of supporting the school building project. Speaker host S Franklin

supporting the project

Sep 2012 Speaker Steve King-Underwood - The Naalarami School, f/b Club Council

more Steve King-Underwood visited the School in May 2012 with Nik Percival. "To say the trip was life changing is no exaggeration and .... a very humbling experience." Speaker host B Sadler.

Masai children eager to come to school

Jun 2013 Speaker Meeting - Steve King-Underwood an update on Naalarami

more Steve King-Underwood to tell us about his recent visit to our school project in Naalarami, Tanzania. Speaker Host-David Adamson ,General Host-C Brown, Cashier-J Cooper.