In the next 30 days...
Saturday 1st May 2021
District Event: For all Rotarians within Rotary South Eastmore
Friday 7th May 2021
District Event: Change Lives. Take Action.more
We have 76 great Rotary Clubs in Rotary District 1120; stretching from South East London, along the Kent and Sussex coasts and also including Gibraltar. We are 2,000 men and women; all having fun whilst serving our communities and making a difference worldwide.
We like to meet people, socialise and have fun together whilst doing good in the world.
We apply our leadership and expertise to solve social issues. We raise funds and manage projects both locally in our own communities and also overseas to promote peace, alleviate poverty, support education, fight disease, provide clean water and address poor sanitation.
Since the mid eighties Rotary, together with the World Health Organisation and other partners, has also been at the forefront of the battle to eradicate polio from the world.
Rotary is not just a club that you join. It is an invitation to endless opportunities. Rotary opens opportunities for you to serve in a project as big and historic as End Polio Now and also in a small community project, where you just plant a tree. ... Everything we do opens another opportunity for someone, somewhere.
If you think Rotary could be for you we would love to hear from you soon. Just email firstname.lastname@example.org.
On 25th August the WHO declaired the Africa Region Polio Free.
By raising funds for polio eradication, advocating with world governments and national and local leaders, holding events and fundraisers for World Polio Day, and raising awareness, Rotarians in the African region and around the world have made an indelible impact in the fight to eradicate polio.
The eradication of polio has been the number one project for Rotary over the past 30 years.
1. Polio mainly affects children under age 5.
2. There is no cure, but polio is preventable with a vaccine.
3. Only two countries continue to show new cases of wild polio virus
4. We’ve reduced cases by 99.9% since 1988.
5. Until we end polio forever, every child is at risk.
Summary of new WPV viruses this week:
The fight continues ....