The Rotary Foundation and International Projects

Bicester Rotary Club works with communities overseas, often through the Rotary Foundation, Rotary's own charity

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The Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation supported solely by voluntary contributions from Rotarians and friends of the Foundation who share its vision of a better world.

Bicester has a population of 30,000.

That is the number of children under the age of five who die every day worldwide from preventable causes. Together, we can make a difference.


Rtn Jolanta Lis has been to India on three occasions to help with National Immunisation days (NIDs) to eradicate polio
RIBI End Polio Now projected onto the Houses of Parliament

You can help by Joining the Bicester Rotary 100 Club

The club supports End Polio Now and other global humanitarian projects. Download an application form for the 100 Club to help create a better world. Winners drawn quarterly

International Projects: 

The International nature of Rotary affords opportunities for working with our partners in the local community, other Rotary clubs at home and abroad as well as offering hands-on support for various projects and ensuring that funds raised are spent wisely.


Northern Uganda


Bicester Rotary Club has purchased 24 ShelterBoxes to date, and see this as an ongoing project when funds permit.
Most recently the Club responded to the devastating earthquakes in Tibet
As part of Rotary's aim for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Bicester Rotary has supported St Peter's School in Gulu, Uganda, a school for victims of the conflict with the Lord's Resistance Army. Read more Bicester Rotary Club have supported this Rotary endorsed international project for aids orphans in Kenya following a working visit by Jolanta Lis with Reading Rotary Club