Posted by Bob Ruehl
First programs of Scale Grant awarded to malaria project.
The Rotary Foundation is giving a significant boost to the fight against malaria in Zambia with a new $2 million Programs of Scale grant that will scale an already successful program model. Partners for a Malaria-Free Zambia is a Rotarian-led effort that will use a community health worker model proven to effectively respond to cases of malaria and prevent transmission. The program aims to help reduce malaria cases over time by 90% in 10 target districts in two of the country’s provinces. Learn more
This week's stories
Nigerian Rotaractors support health clinics
Rotaract members in Nigeria jumped into action when they learned that health clinics for the poor in Port Harcourt lacked some of the essential supplies to stop the spread of COVID-19. The Rotaract clubs, in partnership with Rotary members, visited the clinics and provided COVID protocols as well as needed cleaning supplies. They also met with clinic staff who deliver prenatal care to pregnant women from the rural surroundings to make sure they understood the protocols and had supplies to stay safe. Read their blog post and share your efforts on Rotary Showcase.
Diverse club helps refugees in Indiana
Southport, Indiana, USA, has the largest population of Chin outside of Myanmar, refugees fleeing persecution. Rotary leaders in Indianapolis have been partnering with other community organizations to help the Chin for years. But recently, they decided to form a new Rotary club that would include many Chin members. The new club not only expands Rotary membership in the city, but increases our diversity. Read more
Taipei convention
The Rotary International Convention, scheduled for 12-16 June 2021, in Taipei, Taiwan, will be held virtually. Learn more
Learning Center refresh
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