Seven areas of focus

Rotary and our international charity the Rotary Foundation focus our activities on seven areas

Promoting peace
Rotary encourages conversations to foster understanding within and across cultures. We train adults and young leaders to prevent and mediate conflict and help refugees who have fled dangerous areas.
Fighting disease
We educate and equip communities to stop the spread of life-threatening diseases like polio, HIV/AIDS, and malaria. We improve and expand access to low-cost and free health care in developing areas. Rotary has been at the forefront of the campaign to eliminate polio for over 40 years, we are now approaching the successful conclusion of our efforts with polio endemic in only two countries (Afghanistan and Pakistan)
Providing clean water, sanitation, and hygiene
We support local solutions to bring clean water, sanitation, and hygiene to more people every day. We don’t just build wells and walk away. We share our expertise with community leaders and educators to make sure our projects succeed long-term.
Saving mothers and children
Nearly 6 million children under the age of five die each year because of malnutrition, poor health care, and inadequate sanitation. We expand access to quality care, so mothers and their children can live and grow stronger.
Supporting education
More than 775 million people over the age of 15 are illiterate. Our goal is to strengthen the capacity of communities to support basic education and literacy, reduce gender disparity in education, and increase adult literacy.
Growing local economies
We carry out service projects that enhance economic and community development and create opportunities for decent and productive work for young and old. We also strengthen local entrepreneurs and community leaders, particularly women, in impoverished communities.
Protecting the environment
Rotary members are tackling environmental issues the way they always do: coming up with projects, using their connections to change policy and planning for the future. See more information about Rotary activities and the Environment Here

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Instruction in the use of reusable sanitary pads

Monmouth Rotary activities in our Areas of Focus

more Rotary Monmouth supports Rotary Areas of Focus in many ways

Girls’ Study Hall equipped in India

more Hope community Village in Kerala offers long term family care to children who have lost care in their own families. Monmouth Rotary provided equipment for the hall.

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