The Immediate need in earthquakes, floods and other situations is for, shelter and clean
drinking water. Rotary continues to support a number of box projects as follows:
Long Term Sustainable Relief
Trade Boxes – www.trade-aid.org
- boxes for all trades including builder, mechanic, carpenter, seamstress.
Rotary Disaster Recovery Trust – www.rotarygbi.org
- responds to international and local disasters.
Water and Sanitation
· Peace and Conflict prevention and resolution
· Disease Prevention and Treatment
· Water and Sanitation
· Maternal and Child Health
· Basic Education and Literacy
· Economic and Community Development
Many of the projects which we support overlap, however in the current
situation our emphasis will be to support communities affected by Covid 19.
Mary’s Meals, www.marysmeals.org
, feeding children 1,667,067 every day at school or nursery for £15.90 per year (the cost of a Rotary meal). Currently because of the pandemic they are feeding families as there is no school.
Rise against Hunger – www.riseagainsthunger.org
Send a Cow – www.sendacow.org.uk
Economic & Community Development
Lend with Care, micro-finance helping small businesses - www.lendwithcare.org
For further information on many of the tried and tested projects supported by Rotarians visit www.rotarygbi.org, Opportunities to Serve (Project Library).
International Chef, Chis Sandford, founder of ‘Culinary Ability Awards’ has introduced ‘Old is Gold’ a project where older members mentor young people and share their experiences inter-nationally.
District International Team -Drew Hughes (Alloway), Richard Horrell (Helensburgh Gare-lochside), John Dunlop (Ayr), Chris Sandford (Glasgow North and Bishopbriggs) Ian Dickson (Irvine Seagate) and we are willing to help if you need advice and we would be delighted to speak to your club.
Facebook – we have our own page, Rotary West of Scotland International Team, please Like and Share with as many friends/Rotarians to spread the word of ‘What we Do’.