Make them smile ’19

Children’s Day began on the second Sunday of June in 1857 by Reverend Dr. Charles Leonard, pastor of the Universalist Church of the Redeemer in Chelsea, Massachusetts: Leonard held a special service dedicated to, and for the children. Leonard named the day Rose Day, though it was later named Flower Sunday, and then named Children’s…

ඇද ඇරපු කොකු

නමුනුකුල තෙත් කරපු තෙත පින්න හවසක අකාලෙට මුල් බැහැපු උදුපියලි මල් ගොන්න නොතැලෙන්න ඇවිදිද්දි උබ කියපු කතාවල මුල මැදක් මතක නෑ ඒ වුනත් ඒ අස්සෙ ඒකි නම් හිටියෙ නෑ -කොහොමටත් එක්කො උබ කියල නෑ මිස් වෙන්න තරමටත් ඔය කරුණ – පුංචි නෑ කලු කදුලු එන ගෑස් පෙලපාළි – රැග් අස්සෙ බඩගින්න උහුලන්න ඉගනගත්තෙත් එකට කියාපන්…

Gosha-e-Ilm: A Ray of Hope

Originally posted on Rotary Voices:
Faisalabad Rotaract club members lead an evening class for child laborers. By Ebadat-ur-Rehman Babar, 2019-20 secretary, Rotaract Club of Faisalabad, Pakistan Our idea started back in 2018, when I and two other members of my Rotaract club began looking for an innovative, sustainable project. We wanted to submit an entry…

Bringing the world together through Rotaract

Originally posted on Rotary Voices:
Members of the Rotaract Club of Manila 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 the great ironies…

Get your professional development in Rotaract

Originally posted on Rotary Voices:
Peer workshops allow Rotaract members to learn skills from each other over coffee and doughnuts. By Katherine Kirkpatrick-Wahl, Rotaract Club of Toronto, Canada We are our own greatest networking asset. I realized that early on when I assumed the role of professional development director for my Rotaract club. It amazed…

What’s all the buzz about bees?

Originally posted on Rotary Voices:
German Rotaractors build hotels for wild bees as part of the BeeAlive project. By Henrik Thiele, a member of the Rotaract Club of Paderborn, Germany, and president of the Rotaract Germany Committee  Recently, Rotaract clubs throughout Germany were looking for a signature project and decided to concentrate on the environment.…

Why Rotaract will change your life

Originally posted on Rotary Voices:
Rotaractors attend the Pillars of Peace Conference in Uganda. By Joan Nairuba, Rotaract Club of Kololo The day I was inducted into Rotaract, 19 June 2015, is an unforgettable one for me. Euphoria and celebration rolled around inside me like a tidal wave. I knew I had made a decision…

3 secrets of Rotaract

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Rotaractor Fernanda Luz Moraes entertains a child during a club outing. Happiness, she says, is an essential part of Rotaract. By Fernanda Luz Moraes, president of the Rotaract Club of Cachoeirinha, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil When I began participating in Rotaract in 2012, I viewed it as a way…

Cleaning up our waterways

Originally posted on Service in Action :
By Ludovic Grosjean, member of the Rotaract Club of Melbourne City, Australia     Success starts at home. This is why every month we invite Rotary and Rotaract clubs in our district to join us for a walk along the river near Flinders station in Melbourne, Australia, to participate in…

Magic is real! : Kindness, the secret recipe of the Pixie dust

“Do you believe in Magic? I do!” Remember? Once upon a time, a poor girl called Cinderella became a princess, thanks to a Fairy God mother. An ugly frog turned to a handsome prince just by a kiss of a warm hearted princess. Windy and her siblings could fly to Neverland with Peter Pan because…