Rotary Voices

Stories of service from around the world
  1. By Julien Believe, singer, songwriter, entertainer, and member of the Rotary Club of East Nassau Three years ago, I penned “I Believe in You,” along with my amazing team, with one purpose in mind – to inspire and motivate. It … Continue reading
  2. Kris Tsau is an advocacy specialist at Rotary International. She is one of six Rotary staff members who will join Rotary General Secretary John Hewko in biking El Tour de Tucson in Arizona 23 November to raise money for polio eradication. By Kris … Continue reading
  3. By Stephen R. Brown, past Rotary Foundation trustee During a three-day period encompassing World Polio Day, 24 October, a group of students in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, conducted a polio awareness campaign that was able to reach many of their peers with … Continue reading
  4. By Carol Hall, Rotary Foundation Chair for the Rotary Club of Abingdon Vesper, Oxfordshire, England I recently had the privilege of hosting two Rotary Peace Fellows from Bradford University – David from The Gambia and Ghenwa from Syria. Ghenwa comes … Continue reading
  5. By Karla Patricia Ravida, President, Rotaract Club of Manila Did you know that when you serve others, you stand to gain as well? This observation was noted by American religious leader and author Gordon Hinckley when he wrote “One of … Continue reading
  6. By Heather Macdonald, Rotary Satellite Club of London, Ontario, Canada I was a recent college grad when I moved to a new city and was looking to join an organization where I could meet people my own age who were … Continue reading
  7. Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of reflections on Rotary’s Vision Statement: Together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves. … Continue reading
  8. By Anabella Bonfa, Rotary Club of Irvine, California, USA, with Anthony Bonfa My husband and I and our teenage son Anthony all volunteer at 30 or more projects every year. We consider ourselves a Rotary family. All three of us … Continue reading