Low-cost Water Treatment

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In 2011 D9710 (southeastern NSW and the ACT) joined efforts with D3330 in  southern Thailand to hold a Rotary study exchange examining water and sanitation issues in each country. The Australian team members, young professionals aged 25-35, found there were many villages in southern Thailand without ready access to clean drinking water, unless it is purchased in bottle form.

The Australian study team made a promise to work with the Thailand Rotarian’s to develop low-cost water treatment systems for some of ...

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Landcare in Tonga

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Project Summary:
To provide food security to a minimum of 60 households (App. 240 people)in three villages in Tonga. The communities will be trained to assess and create solutions to their food security. Materials for new improved vegetable garden beds and hen houses will be provided to 60 households to assist in the growing and protection of fresh vegetables and hens. This will enable the growing of fresh vegetables above the water level and provide protection from roaming pigs. Fences ...

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Global Foundation Scholar – Annelise Bissett

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The MSc of Environmental Change and Management aims to train leaders who will be involved in developing solutions to a range of environmental issues facing our society. The course is multidisciplinary and aims to educate students in the socioeconomic, political, ethical and cultural factors that need to be considered when addressing environmental issues.

Location: Oxford University

Country: United Kingdom

Town: Oxford

Cost: $48,000

Benefit to the Community: Environmental issues such as climate change, land degradation, pollution, and food and water security will have ...

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Charity Navigator Praises Foundation

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We are proud to announce The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International has earned our seventh consecutive 4-star rating. Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that your organisation adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way.
Only 2% of the charities we rate have received at least 7 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International outperforms most ...

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Foundation Facts – November

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The month of November is the month Rotary International dedicates to the programs and activities of the Rotary Foundation and this gives us a wonderful opportunity to focus our attention on the many great things that our foundation delivers to our world.

We take so much for granted as we enjoy our privileged life. Water streams from every one of the 16 or so taps in our houses, medical aid is just around the corner, a strong and active education system ...

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