International Rotary

We have contact with many clubs around the world and we participate in International projects and help young people from Troon travel and experience different ways of living.

The work of Rotary when supporting others around the world is undertaken at different levels.

Our own club activities Our club activities directed through District 1230
Our club activities directed through Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland Our activities directed through Rotary International

1. Our own club activities:

Buffalo Bicycles - link here helping school children attend school; supporting nurses to reach more patients; supporting small businesses with the assembly and supply of these sturdy bikes - profits go back into the scheme.  479,061 students, healthcare workers and entrepreneurs around the world have received Buffalo Bicycles. We hope to get the total to 500,000 as soon as possible.

Homburg Saarpfalz (Germany) and Triel-Verneuil-Vernouillet (France) - Nepal project - assisting our fellow Rotarians in Homburg Saarplatz in the reconstruction and refurbishing of a school badly damaged in an earthquake. Link here

Malawi Fruits - link here supporting this local Scottish charity supplying solar powered panels to farmers to irrigate their crops and achieve sustainability.  Irrigation technology is making a real difference to farmers in Northern Malawi. Rotary Clubs in Scotland have already bought over 20 of the Futurepumps and plan to provide more.

Supporting youth to travel/ work abroad - every month we assist local people and communities in Troon. Several young people have been helped to study or work abroad. We supported the Ayrshire Fiddle Orchestra to travel to Japan.

Welcoming visitors from abroad - as part of the world family of Rotarians we frequently welcome visitors from clubs from overseas link here

2. Our own club activities directed through District 1230:

We work with the 48 other Rotary Clubs in our District on joint projects.  

3. Our own club activities directed through Rotary GB&I:

Crocus Coombs - link here - as part of the End Polio Now campaign we plant crocus coombs around Troon, encourage the Purple Pinkie campaign and raise funds to end this disease throughout the world. Nearly there - 2 out of the 3 wold polio viruses have now been eradicated. 

Mercy Ships - link here - Mercy Ships is aninternational development organisation that deploys hospital ships to some of the poorest countries in the world, delivering vital, free healthcare to people in desperate need. We have pledged £250 towards the Rotary and Mercy Ships Challenge of $1,000,000.

Disaster Relief donations - link here -

4. Our own club activities directed through RI:

End Polio Now - link here - the largest campaign that Rotary has run is the End Polio Now campaign. 

Disaster Relief donations - Rotary members and The Rotary Foundation play a unique role in disaster recovery and rebuilding efforts. Working closely with our partner ShelterBox and other organisations that specialise in disaster relief, Rotary members lead projects to support every phase of a community's recovery. Recently we have helped communities in the Bahamas and Maharshtra in India.

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Twinning ceremony - Rotary Club of Homburg Saarpfalz

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R C of Triel, Verneuil et Vernouillet, Paris - one of ourTwinning partners

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