Rotary International is a volunteer organization of business and professional leads who provide humanitarian service, and help to build goodwill and peace in the world. There are approximately 1.2million rotary club members belonging to 35,000 rotary club in more than 200 countries and geographical areas.
Founded in Chicago in 1905, Rotary celebrated 100 year of service 2005. The Rotary foundation has awarded more than US $2.1 billion in grants, which are administered at the local level by Rotary clubs.
What is the Purposes of Rotary?
Rotary club exist to improve communities through a range of humanitarian, inter cultural and educational activities. Clubs advance international understanding by partnering with clubs in other countries. Rotary also encourages high ethical standards in all vocations.
What do Rotary Clubs do?
Rotary clubs address critical issue at home and abroad by providing health care and medical supplies, clean water, food, job training, Youth development, and education to millions of people in need.