Eradication of polio is a major project for Rotary in the 3 remaining countries where it is still a problem.
Funds raised by Rotary help keep the immunisation programme going especially in areas of conflict.
more Rotaract Vice President Eleanor walked with her lifelong companion Lester for 872km on the Camino de Santiago across Spain to finally raise £872 for education for girls in the Andes
more Keertna Sapra accepted a donation of £500 from Rotaract to buy desks for the School in India
more St Andrews students, Paula Akyol and Tania Savant taught in a school for disadvantaged girls in a remote part of India in summer 2018. Together with Divya who went in 2017 they have interviewed candidates to have a similar life changing experience in 2019
more Keertna will talk of her life in India, her studies in St Andrews and the Rotaract project raising funds for a School for Abandoned Girls in India
more Curry cooking demonstration by Tanushree followed by delicious meal
more Rotaract members sold Indian snacks and tea to raise funds for the School for Abandoned Girls in India started by Keertna's grandfather. The snacks were donated by the Balaka restaurant
more The CEO of Thrive Africa gave a presentation on opportunities for students to volunteer in projects in Ghana. There was also be a prize (bottle of wine) for the best story from the Easter Break
more In the Scores Hotel a panel of 4 students with 1st hand experience gave presentations on Boy Soldiers in Africa, Conflict in former USSR Countries, Afghanistan, and Revolution in Syria. Audience discussion groups followed.
more Presentation on Ebola from Sierra Leone MSc graduate Ezekiel Conteh who studied Sustainable Development at St Andrews University 2 years ago. Also update from Rotarian John Black whose son works for the World Health Organisation on Ebola
more PhD student, Chris is presenting to St Andrews Rotary Club at lunchtime. A chance to listen to an expert.
more Spotting a celebrity or famous golfer, the Rotary Club of St Andrews was selling raffle tickets for charity. Steve Redgrave did the prize draw for the set of golf clubs donated by Auchterlonies.
more £1160 was raised for Mary's Meals
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