World (International) Service
Director World (International) Service 2014-15
Committee Members 2014-15
World (International) Service encompasses actions taken to expand Rotary's humanitarian reach around the globe and to promote world understanding and peace.
The mission of 1.2 million Rotarians around the world is Service Above Self. Through International (World) Service we make a difference, everyday.
Project Amigo helps poor children of Colima, Mexico achieve their highest potential by providing programs that motivate them to stay in school; by improving their access to higher education, promoting literacy; and helping with dental care.
Chris Major served in Cofradia de Suchitlan, Colima
Mexico for Project Amigo, November 2011
Swallowfield Learning Centre established in 1997, is an initiative of the Swallowfield Chapel, New Kingston, Jamaica serving the community of Swallowfield by helping to improve literacy levels among young residents and preparing students for the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT).
Beverly James, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Novato, and Rotary Club of Ignacio (Novato) funded the international grant for Swallowfied Learning Center, Kingston, Jamaica in 2011-12. We thank Dennis Chong of Rotary Cub of New Kington Jamaica (RCNK) for his collaboration. Project completion due 2014-15
Bogata Colombia Project: I want to thank each of you for contributing a portion of your Rotary Club's DDF allocation to the District 5150 microcredit project. This is a multi-club project organized by the Microcredit Committee for District 5150.
The matching grant application has now been approved by the Rotary Foundation.
Keith Axtell, Chair