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Rotary In Action
Rotary works for international understanding and peace by:
The list could go on and on.
For there are as many different service projects as there are Rotary clubs to undertake them.
In addition to local club projects:
Rotary Youth Exchange sends some 7,000 high-school age young people abroad each year.
World Community Service matches Rotary clubs in two or more nations to support a community service project.
Interact and Rotaract are service clubs sponsored by Rotary clubs which provide service opportunities for teenagers and young adults.
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) recognizes and develops young leaders.
Rotary Village Corps and Rotary Community Corps enable people to improve the quality of life in their communities.
Fellowship Activities brings together Rotarians from around the world with common recreational and professional interests.
The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International provides an opportunity for Rotarians to work for international understanding and peace.
Established in 1917, The Rotary International Foundation is supported by voluntary contributions of Rotarians and friends of Rotary. Through their Foundation, Rotarians sponsor international scholarships and cultural exchanges, and create humanitarian projects large and small that improve the quality of life for millions of people around the world.
Through their Foundation, Rotarians sponsor PolioPlus. This is Rotary's commitment to work with national and international health organizations on the goal of polio eradication by the year 2010. More than one-half billion children in developing nations have been immunized against polio through PolioPlus grants.