The Rotary Foundation (TRF) is Rotary's own charity and, amongst other things, campaigns and raises funds for the eradication of polio from the world.

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Thanks to a series of massive campaigns of immunisation over 25 years polio is on the edge of being only the second ever disease to be eradicated from the world (the first was smallpox). it is endemic in only 3 countries now, Unfortunately they remain 3 2 of the most challenging places to access - Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria.

In January 2013 The Lancet issued the following article Global Polio Eradication: Not there yet.

We are this close to ending polio. Follow this link to add your name to the campaign

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Bonus Ball draw

Foundation Bonus ball draw

more Over the years we have tried several methods of having a little fun while making a bit more money for Foundation, Rotary's own charity. Currently we are running a draw, based on the National Lottery's own Lotto draw...