What we do Overseas

Projects that we support overseas

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Shelterbox

The charity provides emergency shelter and lifesaving supplies for families around the world who are affected by disasters, at the time when they need it the most.

They are firmly established at the forefront of disaster relief and their work constantly earns the respect of outside agencies.

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Polio Plus

In 1985, Rotary International launched PolioPlus, one of the most ambitious humanitarian programs ever undertaken by a private-sector organization. PolioPlus was the catalyst for the World Health Assembly's resolution in 1988 to eradicate polio. Today, thanks to Rotary's US$500 million commitment and its leadership in mobilizing volunteers, the world is on the threshold of eradicating the poliovirus. 

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Friends of Ebenezer

Friends of Ebenezer Child Care support ECCT Ebenezer Child Care Trust in Livingstone, Zambia where the lives of children who had no hope of an education or a future are being transformed.

Orphaned children who do not have another relative to care for them are able to live in one of the Ebenezer house with a housemother.

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Warkere

Warkere is a village in Niger West Africa. The picture depicts two new classrooms that have been built by the villagers with financial assistance from the Rotary Club of St. Austell and a grant from Rotary International.

For further pictures and text see sub page Warkere, on the left at top of menu.

 

Mercy Ships

Imagine a ship crewed by doctors, nurses, water engineers and agriculturalists visiting some of the world