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Peace through Water

( Article submitted by Gidi Peiper )
"TIPA" – A Miracle in the Desert  -  (A part of the Furrows in the Desert project)
The needs of the people of Turkana are enormous. Turkana is a seven hour drive from the nearest city in the northern part of the country and unknown to many people in Kenya and abroad.
 

Winning Opportunity with WinS

( Article submitted by Nancy Gilbert )

Winning Opportunity!  ‘WinS’ otherwise known as WASH in Schools

This is definitely an opportunity to Win! Get to know a partner Club in another country, leverage your $$s, and change the lives of young people, particularly girl students who could then continue their education.

Rotaractors Making a Difference

Pure Thirst (PT) is a student-run organization housed at Duquesne University and supported by Rotary. Pure Thirst's mission is threefold: to educate, empower, and engage communities locally and abroad about the world's water crisis. With this in mind, Pure Thirst began their first project since becoming an organization at Duquesne University. Four of the group members travelled to the village of Olkokola, Tanzania July 15 - August 7 for the project.

Grant for WASH in Schools

In september, The Rotary Foundation approved a US $108,000 Global Grant involving the Rotary Club of Delhi Ashoka in District 3012 and The Rotary Club of Box Hill Central in District 9810. This project has specifically been designed under the auspices of the WASH in Schools Target Challenge.

Rotary WASH E-Club forms in New Zealand

District 9980 Launches Groundbreaking E-Club
The Rotary E-Club of WASH has just chartered, and, while its meetings might be held in cyberspace, its roots are distinctly and terrestrially Kiwi.
 
Its home base is Dunedin (New Zealand's South Island), and it’s sponsored by two District 9980 clubs: Dunedin and Dunedin East.

Water is LIfe

For eight years, the Fishers Rotary Club, Indiana, USA, Freetown Rotary Club, Sierra Leone, and World Hope International have been working together to provide clean water to the people of Sierra Leone. Together they have raised over $500,000 and built 100 wells, providing 100,000 people with clean water.
 

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