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Eight Rotary donors changing the world

People donate money to good causes for all sorts of reasons; it could be a personal connection to a community in need, a debt of gratitude for a past kindness, or a desire to leave a legacy. We asked eight people around the world what motivates

Help honor Sam Owori's legacy

Sam F. Owori was elected to serve as president of Rotary International in 2018-19 and would have been the second African Rotarian, and the first Ugandan, to hold that office. He died on 13 July, at age 76, from complications after surgery.  Owori is largely credited with the

Press Release centennial fundraising

Rotary clubs raise $304 million in one year to strengthen communities and improve lives around the world EVANSTON, IL (August 10, 2017) — As part of Rotary’s year-long centennial celebration of The Rotary Foundation – the global membership organization’s

Paralympian Dennis Ogbe on eradicating polio

Paralympian Dennis Ogbe takes his best shot at eradicating

Rotary partners with International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

Rotary partners with International Agency for the Prevention of BlindnessEVANSTON, IL (August 7, 2017) — About 80 percent of the world's 285 million visually impaired people have treatable eye diseases, according to the World Health Organization. Rotary and the

Global Grants

For more information on how to apply for a Global Grant, please contact: 

District Rotary Foundation Chair Beth Stubbs

International Service Committee Chair Ricky White

Global Grants Subcommittee Chair Rachel Killebrew

 

Recent District 6780 Global Grants 

 

 Oak Ridge and the Wurupong Health Center - this grant provided for rehabilitation and renovation of the health center, help in providing clean water and stable electricity, new equipment & supplies, and vocational training for the staff. 

 

Chattanooga and Chattanooga Breakfast Haiti Mountain Latrine project - provided the materials and transportation to the remote mountain areas, and provided training for the villagers for maintenance of the latrines. 

Chattanooga Downtown Dominican Republic Potable Water Project - installed potable water systems & education to an elementary school 

Heart to Heart Girls Orphanage in Mexico - provided computers to the orphanage for education & literacy 

Knoxville Thailand Water Project -  provided a water filtration system for a village, with an area to fill 5 gallon buckets on one side and cups for clean drinking water on the other side.