Actions speak louder than words!

Say NO to Dengue! It’s a wrap Sri Lanka loses many lives due to the lack of awareness and irresponsible acts of its citizens, when it comes to curbing diseases. One such disease is Dengue. The Rotaract club of SLIIT in collaboration with the Medical Officer of Health (MOH) Kaduwela, initiated  the project Say No…

Light up their World – and they light up ours!

If someone asked me for a decision I took and never regretted, volunteering for Light Up their World would top the list. I’ve always wanted to volunteer but never got the chance to do so and I felt that joining Light up would be the perfect chance because I love teaching too. One of my…

Sentier 2020: A holistic experience

As the great saying goes, “There’s no limit for learning’s and no boundaries for places to implement your knowledge”, so we the Rotaract club of SRMIST, Chennai, India did our first international project ‘Sentier 2020’ from 10th January, 2020 to 19th January, 2020 in Sri Lanka. We are extremely grateful to the Rotaract club of…

“Sentier- Creating Pathways, breaking Barriers”

Four Rotaractors of the Rotaract Club of SRM Kattankulathur of RID 3232, visited Sri Lanka on the 10th of January 2020, in completion of series of projects covering four main avenues visiting significant places in Sri Lanka organized by the Rotaract Club of SLIIT with the objective creating trails or creating pathways eliminating barriers, in…

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…

Gosha-e-Ilm: A Ray of Hope

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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…