International Projects

Our support for International projects

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We have supported Rotary International with a contribution of £10,000 over 5 years to help eradicate Polio in the world

Contributions to other important International Projects by Rotary Becket has totalled £10,000 this year 
  • Chipiti School Malawi  - 2 major projects completed to fund and build 7 extra classrooms. Click Here to read the full story.

  • Classroom Boxes - A continuous programme funding the assembly of essential classroom materials and distribution within Africa with over £4000 raised and sent out in the last 12 months

  • Trade Aid Boxes - Delivery of tools and a starter pack of materials to help students learn a trade. Over £2,000 has been raised and converted into packs.

  • Dictionaries for schools - Provision of Dictionaries worldwide for schools

  • Fund raising for Agro-Toilets. This project aims to build toilets making valuable material for argiculture produced from human waste.

  • Supply of redundant but operational medical equipment and supplies to hospitals throughout Africa

  • Financial support to local knitters to supply blankets to those in need abroad

    We also provide financial support to Shelterbox a charity which sends fully equipped tents to any region that has suffered from a natural disaster. To learn more click here

    For more information about any of these International Projects please contact our International Chairman John Saynor

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Paul Simpson

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