International Projects

International Projects 2016-11-07T13:25:24+00:00

Ending Polio

PolioA world without polio is within reach. Rotary has contributed more than 1.2  billion dollars (we had to sell a lot of sausages) and seen the number of cases fall from 350,000 in 1988 to 222 in 2013.

Ask how you can help eradicate polio.

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 Education in Fiji

Fiji-School-round-300x300Putting a child through school in Fiji costs $250/year which many families don’t have. Education is a key element in helping a country to help themselves so seven members of our club have been sponsoring children by paying their school fees.
Read more about the ABCD Project on their website.

Water For An Indian Slum

Indian boy drinking waterImagine a town bigger than Sandringham with no fresh water or toilets.

Moradabad is that town, and thanks to us, now has fresh water and toilets. Nowhere near enough but it is a start.

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Typhoon relief

Schoolkids-for-web-150-roundTyphoon Haiyan/Yolanda smashed into the Central Philippines in November 2013, and killed over 6300 people.

Read how Sandringham and other Rotary clubs supported the relief effort.

 

 Tibetan Village Project Australia

Tibet-roundTVPA teaches people to help themselves through education and entrepreneurship.

A fantastic organisation that makes a big impact with a very low budget.

  A Library in Namibia

readin-a-book-round-150In a remote community where education was highly valued and walking 20kM to school was common there were few books. Without books it is hard to learn so we built a library.
Read more about the library project here.

Malaria 2.5m Deaths/Yr

Mosquito-300x300Malaria is one of the world’s biggest killers but we can and are making a difference.
Read more here.

More Projects Coming Soon

From getting fresh water to villages in PNG to tsunami relief, Sandringham Rotary Club is making a difference and you could too. Ask us how.