Monthly Archive:: November 2017

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On the road

Rotary helps fuel a brigade of mobile clinics that deliver free health care to rural Mexico By Daniela Garcia Produced by Kate Benzschawel As Eustasio Rodríguez Rosales’s vision started to fade, so did his job prospects. If he couldn’t see, he couldn’t work. Eyeglasses would easily solve the problem, but in the

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Six reasons you should give to Rotary on Giving Tuesday

You can start the holiday season on a charitable note by donating on Giving Tuesday, 28 November. Why should Rotary be your charity of choice?  Because our 1.2 million members see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change — across the globe, in our communities, and in

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Bringing up babies

After overcoming a tough childhood, pediatrician Ramon Resa is helping to raise a new generation of kids By Mary MacVean Photos by NashCO At three years old, an age when most toddlers are being assessed on how high they can count or how well they can recite their ABCs, Ramon Resa faced

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Rotary advisers put polio on world stage

Behind the scenes of polio eradication Rotary’s national advocacy advisers are putting polio on the world stage. Here’s how. At the Rotary International Convention in Atlanta in June, world leaders were on hand to celebrate a historic $1.2 billion in commitments to finance polio eradication. It was a huge moment for the

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‘Peace needs to be lived’

Rotary Day at the United Nations pushes peace from concept to reality By Geoff Johnson Photos by Monika Lozinska On the 99th anniversary of the end of World War I, more than 1,200 people gathered in Geneva, Switzerland, for Rotary Day at the United Nations.  Representing 87 countries, they convened on Saturday,

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Honoring champions of peace for Rotary UN Day

Rotary Day at the UN filled with peace champions and workshops Rotary will honor six champions of peace at the United Nations on 11 November. The Palais des Nations in Geneva, built as the headquarters for the League of Nations, remains an enduring emblem of humanity’s hope for global peace, making it