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Literacy

Visit Both 413 to Teach a Mother: Change the World

Imagine if you could teach 120 people to be literate in one year for only $5.00 CDN/pupil.  Impossible you would say. However, if you visit Booth 413 called Teach a Mother: Change the World you can find out how a… Continue Reading →

One more time: Trying to Find a Non-Political Way for Rotary to Deal with America’s Most Avoidable Health Problem – Gun Violence

By John Borst PP Rotary Club of Dryden, ON In 2017 when Rotary created a policy placing restrictions on the use of its Marks of Excellence for events and promotions involving guns many American Rotarians were outraged, claiming that it… Continue Reading →

Supporting Education: An Area of Focus Without Coherence

By John Borst, PP Rotary Club of Dryden, ON Reading Rotary’s Annual Report-2017 reminds me once again that Rotarians have no idea of where to put their energy and money when it comes to supporting education. This lack of focus… Continue Reading →

Our Foundation in support of literacy worldwide

by Kalyan Banerjee,Trustee Chair 2016 – 17 A few months ago, I read a story in this magazine about a man named Carl Sanders, a member of the Rotary Club of Kenosha, Wis. Sanders had developed a successful painting business despite… Continue Reading →

Literacy: A Gift We Give Children

By Ron D. Burton,  President 2013-2014, Rotary International Growing up in Duncan, Okla., USA, I took it for granted that everyone could read. In my own elementary school, not only were we expected to be reading by the age of… Continue Reading →

The Strength of Rotary

By Roger Perry, Past DG for District 5060 (2008-09) representing President Ray Klinginsmith June 17, 2011 Editor’s note: The following is a plenary address given by Roger Perry at the District 5550, 2011 District conference on June 11th in Dauphin,… Continue Reading →

The skinny branches of life

April 15, 2011 Editor’s Note: G.E.M. Munro and his son Gabriel have, for the past two weeks, been speaking to Rotary Clubs in Saskatchewan and Alberta about their Mothers of Intention Literacy Program in the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh. The… Continue Reading →

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