What we do internationally

From sending a cow to Africa, to providing dictionaries to Zululand; from supporting disaster relief appeals to helping people in devloping countries regain their sight, the 'Grange' looks to make your donations work effectively for the world community.

Over 7,600 cataract operations arranged for less than a pint at your local

 Responding to natural disasters


One of two boats purchased for HaitiEmergency relief for Sri Lanka following the Tsunami (26th December 2005)- A testimony to the people of Stevenage

In 2005, Club members were out in force helping to collect funds to help the many hundreds of thousands affected by this huge natural disaster in living memory. The Club looked to its Rotary links to ensure that the most effective use was made of the funds.  It teamed up ... more  


  The Haiti earthquake appeal We purchase Shelter boxes for disaster stricken areas. Our

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Providing emergency disaster relief

more Regrettably, whilst the world suffers too many natural disaters, the Grange can be relied upon to hit the streets, and use its resources to respond quickly to those that affect us most. We may donate indirectly through the Disasters Emergency Committee.

A young African child being examined with one of the Grange's 'Optyse' ophthalmoscopes

Making blindness history (ROI)

more In the last seven years the Club has conducted eight projects in Asia to restore sight for over 8,000 poor and underprivileged people and potentially reducing world poverty by some £6m pa. If you would like a Club talk on this subject contact Stephen

A Rotarian abroad

more In a 12,500 mile goodwill and fact finding tour RC Stevenage Grange's International Chairman will visit Clubs and projects in Pakistan and Nepal. Do support his initiative & make a donation to our Charity account.

Over five million Crocus Ruby Giant planted in aid of End Polio Now

Focus on the crocus

more The Focus on the crocus initiative was developed in 2010 to create awareness of, and raise funds to help eliminate polio from the globe. The purple crocus was chosen to signify the purple die placed on children's little (pinkie) finger after immunisation