Take advantage of all that Rotary has to offer
Rotary club Pink City Jaipur is a part of Rotary International whose stated Purpose is to bring together Professionals and leaders to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and to advance peace around the world.
Take your projects to the next level
Promoting PeaceRotary fosters understanding across cultures. We train adults and young leaders to prevent and mediate conflict and help refugees who have fled dangerous areas.
Fighting DiseaseWe are resolved to rid the world of polio forever. We also educate and equip communities to stop other diseases and expand access to health care.
Providing Clean WaterWe help bring sustainable clean water, sanitation, and hygiene to more people every day. We don’t just build wells and walk away.
Saving Mothers & ChildrenWe expand access to quality medical care, sanitation, education and economic opportunities so mothers and their children can live and grow stronger.
Supporting EducationOur 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 EconomiesWe carry out service projects that enhance economic and community development and create opportunities for decent and productive work for young and old.
Take advantage of the Project Lifecycle Kit
Rotary’s Project Lifecycle Kit consists of Discussion Groups, Rotary Ideas, and Rotary Showcase — resources that can contribute to the success of any service project, from inception to completion. Join or start a conversation related to an area of interest in a Rotary discussion group on My Rotary. Find support for a project at Rotary Ideas, and share your project successes at Rotary Showcase to inspire others and promote collective efforts to improve communities around the world.
Rotary: Making a Difference
RI President Barry Rassin recognizes that it’s important that Rotary clubs define service themselves. During 2017-18, he encourages Rotary members to answer the question “What is Rotary?” with the theme Rotary: Making a Difference. However members choose to serve, they know their service makes a difference in the lives of others. Here are some examples of clubs doing just that:
- The Rotaract Clubs of Tilottama-Rupandehi and Tilottama Devdaha worked with their sponsor Rotary club to plant trees in their community.
- The Rotary Club of Cagayan de Oro Premier brought free medical and legal services to an underprivileged community in the Philippines. It provided general consultations, health assessments, medicine, and reading glasses. It also offered legal services such as consultations, drafting of affidavits, and notarization of documents. The club also hosted forums on two issues — violence against women and children, and stroke prevention and care.
- The Rotary Club of Jinja in Uganda installed water and sanitation facilities in a low-income community whose 500 residents are from areas of conflict around the country.
Rotary Friendship Exchange Program Expansion
Make new friends all around the world
At President Rassin’s direction, the Rotary Friendship Exchange program has expanded and is now open to both Rotarians and non-Rotarians, with an emphasis on including more young professionals. The program allows participants to experience a different culture, deepen their international understanding, foster goodwill, and explore their professions in a different context while building lasting friendships and a foundation for peace and service. We encourage districts to organize exchanges around at least one of these themes: cultural, service, and vocational.
Group cultural exchanges
Rassin encourages districts to participate in group cultural exchanges, a type of Rotary Friendship Exchange, over the coming year. Emphasizing cultural immersion, these exchanges ideally incorporate non-Rotarian young professionals, or those who are changing careers, to raise greater awareness, deepen intercultural understanding, and foster a global mindset.