Rotary Voices

Stories of service from around the world
  1. By Michael Effiong, Rotary Club of Ikeja South, Lagos, Nigeria All around the world, the coronavirus pandemic is changing our lives and creating a new normal. But our members have seen the need and risen to the challenge. Now, more … Continue reading
  2. By Stephen Sennett, secretary-elect, Rotary E-Club of Melbourne, Australia The end of the Rotary year is fast approaching. And with that, clubs are beginning to think about their traditional changeover ceremonies. Like many things in the world after the COVID-19 … Continue reading
  3. By Rajeev Wadhwa, President, Rotary Club of Rowville-Lysterfield, Melbourne, Australia When social distancing rules took effect in our area, we shifted to virtual meetings without missing a single meeting. We knew we needed to keep club members engaged and happy … Continue reading
  4. By Erika Isabel Yague, Rotary Peace Fellow at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia As Rotary Peace Fellows, we find inspiration when we take time to remember and recognize the people who support and motivate us in our work of … Continue reading
  5. By Jenny Stotts, District 6690 membership chair Resilience is the process of adapting in the face of adversity. When we experience a traumatic or stressful event, our brains activate a number of pathways to protect us. These biological processes help … Continue reading
  6. By Uday Nanda, past president Rotaract Club of Dehli Rajdhani, New Dehli, India As a social entrepreneur in New Dehli, India, I have been watching the overload of information coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic. It can be hard to … Continue reading
  7. By Elsa Marie D’Silva, Rotary Peace Fellow alumna, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand During the lockdown enforced due to COVID-19, I have been reaching out to all my friends to see how they are doing. The other day I happened to … Continue reading
  8. By Rotary International’s Youth Exchange and Youth Protection staff As the world faces extraordinary challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Rotary Youth Exchange students worldwide are facing unique challenges of their own. Rotary International has been working in tandem with Youth … Continue reading