Helping people abroad

The Club's foreign conscience - here immunising under-fives in India against Polio.
There is no cure for Polio but it is preventable with a vaccine.
Only two countries now remain endemic.
We’ve reduced cases by 99.9% since 1988

Immunising children in India against Polio. A vaccinated child’s pinky finger is marked in indelible purple ink, to show that he or she has received the vaccine.

We work all year round with our international partner clubs and undertake projects abroad to fulfil The Rotary Foundation's (our own Charity's) motto: "To do Good in the World".

Jimba Gede School, Kenya

The new library we have built for a Kenyan primary school Grateful Kenyan children at Jimba Gede Primary School

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'What We Do' Main Pages:

how rotary provides world wide assistance

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Induction of Founder Members to Rotary Satellite Club of Abingdon Riverside

An offshoot of the Rotary Club of Abingdon, we want to do lots of local projects as #peopleofaction, part of #rotarymakingadifference, We need people with professional skills to help us achieve bigger and better projects in the community.

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We worked with the Nasio Trust to install water tanks in Tanzania, to provide safe drinking water. Ground water in the region is heavily fluoridised and causes health problems for the population.

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Two splendid cups commissioned for our Club's annual Youth Speaks competition.

Two splendid cups commissioned for our Club's annual Youth Speaks competition. Often won by our talented young people from Abingdon's six secondary schools, our winning teams often go on to the next levels of this national Rotary Competition!

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Immunising children in India against Polio. A vaccinated child’s pinky finger is marked in indelible purple ink, to show that he or she has received the vaccine.

The Club's foreign conscience - here immunising under-fives in India against Polio. There is no cure for Polio but it is preventable with a vaccine. Only two countries now remain endemic. We’ve reduced cases by 99.9% since 1988

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Member of Abingdon's Interact Club (=Junior Rotary) immunising an Indian child against polio on Rotary's 110th birthday. Photo taken from her camera.

The Rotary Foundation is Rotary International's own charity. It does an enormous amount of good in the world. Watch the video The Heart of Rotary for a flavour!

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The Club's steering group.

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Abingdon Rotarians nourishing the local community - in historical dress!

The Club's local conscience

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