Rotary's not-for-profit organisation works to advance world understanding, goodwill and peace.
This not-for-profit organisation works to advance world understanding, goodwill and peace. Utilising the Rotary Foundation to access grants and expertise, Rotary's 34,000 clubs across the globe develop and carry out sustainable humanitarian projects and provide scholarships and professional training opportunities.
One of its biggest initiatives aims at eradicating polio through its PolioPlus program, launched in 1985. Since then, Rotary and its partners, including the World Health Organization and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, have immunized more than 2.5 billion children, reducing the incidence of polio by 99 percent and eradicating it from all but three countries.
Here in Redditch, we are still raising much needed funds and awareness of the need to eradicate Polio from the world and along with friends across Great Britain and Ireland we are actively involved in the Purple for Polio campaign that is attracting great media attention and endorsement by people such as Donovan and Konnie Huq. Take a look at the video below to learn more...