The Club supports charities
all over the world
Our members carry out a wealth of
international programmes and activities all over the world, reaching out to
people in need.
In many countries, millions die of starvation
and from diseases that could be prevented by clean water, proper sanitation or
Children often become adults without having
access to even a basic education. Without books, they cannot learn to read.
Rotary members in Great Britain and Ireland use
their skills and links to clubs in other countries to alleviate some of the
main causes of death, illness and deprivation.
Projects include programmes aimed at the:
- Eradication of poverty, hunger and
- Improvement of water supplies and
- Reduction of child mortality
- Control of diseases
- Achievement of education for all
When natural disasters strike, anywhere in the
world, Rotarians are usually the first people to take action. within hours,
they are organising collections and raising large sums of money for the various
charities that are best equipped to provide relief for those in need.