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Building schools building futures - The Ripple Effect
214_425845834_3.jpgBuilding a school is like planting a seed, or tossing a pebble into a pond. It's a first step that inevitably leads to enrichment of a community in so many ways. The Ripple Effect is a collaborative project to build and equip schools in Guatemala. In their...3596 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Literacy
Current status Books for the World
210_636227236_3.jpgBooks for the World ships textbooks, reference books, and library books which are discarded by schools, libraries, and individuals to Rotarian operated distribution facilities in selected developing countries.  The criteria for selection are simply need and the ability to clear...3612 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Literacy
Rotary Books for the World
209_958547115_3.jpgUSA and Southern African Rotarians are answering literacy needs We often think in the context of our lives in the USA and assume that everyone else is living as we do. Several Texas Rotary districts undertook a project to collect books and ship them to where they were...3613 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Literacy
Bruce Aylward: How we'll stop polio for good
205_644107553_3.jpgPolio is almost completely eradicated. But as Bruce Aylward says: Almost isn't good enough with a disease this terrifying. Aylward lays out the plan to continue the scientific miracle that ended polio in most of the world -- and to snuff it out everywhere, forever. TEDTalks is a daily...3621 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Healthcare
Rotary Everest Trek Trekker Profile
204_526187631_3.jpgJeff Rickard Jeff is soon to attempt a trek up to the Mt. Everest base camp for the Rotary Everest Trek 2012. The goal of this adventure is to help The Sir Edmund Hillary Foundation (SEHF) build a school to educate Nepali children - the only school in the region...3623 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Education
Rotary Everest Trek 2012
203_864959875_3.jpgNepal's people are among the poorest and most undereducated in the world. Funds Raised from Rotary Everest Trek 2012 will help the Sir Edmund Hillary Foundation build a high school in the Solu-Khumbu region. The need Help The Sir Edmund Hillary Foundation...3624 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Education
From 6 Billion to 7 Billion
200_674394554_3.jpgA summary presentation of key points presented in the comprehensive report by this title, published this October 15, 2011 by The Population Institute, a Washington DC population advocacy group.  For a copy of the report: http://goo.gl/4iEPS Since 1999 the world population has...3626 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Population
Learn Grow - grow the best local foods to match their nutritional needs
195_959998395_3.jpgThis is a great video from a project called Learn Grow (http://www.learngrow.org/), a project of the Rotary club of Devonport North District 9830. It endorses the concept of locally grown food of high variety and native plant species. If you've watched the Africa Rising documentary...3628 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Food
Africa Rising
159_303314367_3.jpgDirected by multi-award winning director Jamie Doran Remember Band Aid, Live Aid and developed countries' determination to 'Feed the World'? Well, we failed. There are more Africans living in extreme poverty today than ever before. Africa Rising...3692 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Social Development
Rotary's Five Avenues of Service
153_246049827_3.jpg26 July 2011 When a club or organization like Rotary reaches globally over one million members there is a tendency to think that the network holding it all together is very complex. I have found it helpful to break down the overall structure into component parts. Take...3697 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Other
TEDxDU - Ron Denham
130_993866125_3.jpg"Why, when we've spent billions of dollars, millions of man-hours, do people in Somalia for example, have to go from one puddle in the road to another for water for their family and their livestock? Or in Kenya, the women each morning go out from the village trek six kilometers or more...3761 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Water
World on the Edge - How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse
126_291785504_3.jpgReview of another treatise from the sapient Lester R. Brown, President of the Earth Policy Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based environmental research organization, by Buck Lindsay Our early 21st century civilization is in trouble.  Over the last few decades, we have created a...3767 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Food
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