Although polio has not been seen in Great Britain and Ireland for many years, it is vital that we continue our efforts to eliminate the disease worldwide in order that it can never return. By the time the world is certified polio-free, Rotary's contributions to the global polio eradication effort will exceed US$2.2 billion, including over US$985 million in matching funds from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Our efforts to eradicate polio have been described as one of the finest humanitarian projects the world has ever known and Rotary has even been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. The eradication of polio when completed will be one of the most significant achievements in public health since the eradication of smallpox.
Donations to End Polio Now through the RCBB Trust Fund can be made through Virginmoneygiving:
more After completing a 1000 mile ride from Hedgerley (Bucks) to Marseilles to raise funds for African Vision in 2017 Rotarian Rainer plans another epic fundraising ride - this time through Malawi.
more PhysioNet provides physiotherapy and mobility equipment to developing countries. Our Club acts as a collection and storage point for used equipment in the Bucks/Berks area
more Rotarian Rainer Struck completed a 1000 mile ride from Hedgerley (Bucks) to Marseilles to raise funds for African Vision in 2017 and in 2020 plans another epic fundraising ride - this time in Malawi.
more In the Nairobi slums, many children have to skip breakfast. They spend the day hungry, and can't concentrate on their lessons. Porridge and Rice provide breakfast and lunch to help children get the most from their schooling.
more Sri Lanka Tsunami Project
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