WEEK OF FEBRUARY 8:
- Liberian nurse fights for peaceA nurse fights for peaceIn a nation once wracked by civil war, Liberian Rotarian Elizabeth Sele Mulbah has spent much of her life leading efforts for peace and reconciliation.A past president (2011-12) of the Rotary Club of Sinkor, Mulbah has a remarkable
- Rotaract: 50 years of changing lives50 years ago, the first Rotaract club was formed to give young adults a place to connect and take action for good. Rotaract members from each decade share what the program was like and how it shaped their
- Rotary women celebrated for changing livesWorld Bank and Rotary International celebrate International Women’s
- Nowhere to turnAs thousands of refugees streamed into Berlin, they strained the health care system. Rotarian and physician Pia Skarabis-Querfeld spent the last three years building a network of volunteer doctors to help those in
When someone mentions the Fiji Islands? Do you think of pristine beaches, palm trees swaying gently in the ocean breezes? A trip of a lifetime? But did you know that villages on Fiji and on most South Pacific Islands have no electricity or even running water? Villagers depend on kerosene lamps for light. These lamps expose them to deadly fumes, the risk of fires and provide insufficient light to study or work by. Through a Rotary Grant solar lamps will be purchased for families in the remote village of Togo. The solar lamps are safer and provide a light that is 15 times brighter than kerosene.