• Daring Donna to skydive for polio
      by Dave King on 27th January 2020 at 11:41 am

      It will be one step for Donna, one giant leap for polio when Rotary GB&I President Donna Wallbank takes part in a tandem skydive later this year to coincide with Volunteer Expo in Birmingham. Donna explains why she has decided to make the charity jump from the Hinton Skydiving Centre in Northamptonshire. The post Daring Donna to skydive for polio appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland.

    • Voluntary Sector leaders to speak at Volunteer Expo
      by James Bolton on 24th January 2020 at 10:00 am

      Chief Executives of two the voluntary sector’s leading organisations are the latest names to join the speaker list for Volunteer Expo. The post Voluntary Sector leaders to speak at Volunteer Expo appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland.

    • The Gates Foundation and Rotary increase their fundraising in the fight against Polio
      by Laura Willcox on 23rd January 2020 at 1:08 pm

      Rotary is committed to raising $50 million dollars over the next 3 years, and for every dollar raised, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will donate and additional $2. This means up to $450 million dollars will be raised to support the global polio eradication effort. The post The Gates Foundation and Rotary increase their fundraising in the fight against Polio appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland.

    • Peace is the route to polio eradication
      by Dave King on 22nd January 2020 at 2:19 pm

      Dr Mathew Varghese is regarded as a polio hero at St Stephen’s Hospital in New Delhi where he works as an orthopaedic surgeon. He has been hailed by Microsoft founder, Bill Gates as one of his heroes The post Peace is the route to polio eradication appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland.

    • British Rotarians continue with polio immunisations in India
      by Dave King on 21st January 2020 at 11:43 am

      British Rotarians were involved in house to house visits with health teams in two cities in India as part of the Government’s polio vaccination drive The post British Rotarians continue with polio immunisations in India appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland.

    • Rotary opens opportunities, says incoming President
      by Ryan Hyland on 21st January 2020 at 9:57 am

      Holger Knaack will become German’s first Rotary International President when he takes to his office this July. Speaking at the Rotary International Assembly, Holger revealed his theme for the new year. The post Rotary opens opportunities, says incoming President appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland.

    • Rotarians join in the fight against polio with the National Immunisation Day in India
      by Dave King on 20th January 2020 at 4:49 pm

      India’s National Immunisation Day is a major event which seeks to ensure the country’s 172 million children under the age of five are vaccinated against polio. Rotarians from around the world joined health workers across the country for this mammoth task. The post Rotarians join in the fight against polio with the National Immunisation Day in India appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland.