Rotary Voices

Stories of service from around the world
Rotary Voices
  1. By Alexander Ostrovski, a member of the Rotary Club of Dortmund-Romberge and director of the Phoenix Music Academy Having grown up in Crimea, when it was both a part of the Soviet Union and then Ukraine, I was shocked when … Continue reading
  2. By Helene Dudley, past president of the Rotary Club of Coconut Grove, Florida, USA My eyes filled with tears as I attended  a Zoom meeting of the Yumbe, Uganda provisional Rotary Club discussing a service project they were planning to … Continue reading
  3. By Beatrix Turner, Rotary Club of Budapest-Margitsziget, Hungary My Rotary club wanted to do our part to help the people of Ukraine after hearing about the terrible war in their country. We were honored to be able to join three … Continue reading
  4. By Randy Bretz, Rotary Club of Lincoln, Nebraska, USA A woman from Africa and her six children will soon have a new home in Lincoln, Nebraska, thanks to our Rotary club and Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln. Construction will begin … Continue reading
  5. By Oksana Havryliv, Rotaract Club of Lviv International Before the war, I was a student in international relations at the university in Ukraine and had been pursuing a master’s degree in political science through the University of Vienna. I dreamed … Continue reading
  6. By Ignacio Gonzalez Mendez, a member of the Rotaract Club of Oriente de Talca, Chile I must confess, I didn’t set out to find Rotary. Rotary found me. I became involved in Rotary through a series of fortunate events which … Continue reading
  7. By Orest Semotiuk, Chair of the Public Relations Committee of the Rotary Club of Lviv International, and a member of the District 2232 Public Relations Committee The morning of 24 February began roughly as any normal morning would. I woke … Continue reading
  8. By Maria Valentina Martinez Belo, Rotaract Club of Ing. Boris Walter, Venezuela We all have different talents. It’s what makes each of us special and unique. I have always felt a strong desire to organize big events and use my … Continue reading