Overseas Projects

International projects ranging from helping to eliminate Polio from the world, to helping kids break the cycle of poverty through education

Katuuso School in Uganda

SchForLife boyKatuuso Primary and Vocational School in Uganda is the flagship project by School for Life.

"Mission: To break the cycle of poverty by building sustainable, productive and profitable communities beginning with quality education."

We can be proud of our part in getting electricity to the School. We helped provide solar power and a back-up generator which will help the school significantly.

 

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Laos Water Project

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We combined with other clubs to provide running water to remote villages in Laos, where previously women and children hauled water manually over typically very long distances.

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Polio

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Polio Plus - a Rotary program...

We are this close...

1985:  350,000 cases - today 99.99% eradicated
In 2018, there were around 30 cases of wild poliovirus in just two countries – Afghanistan and Pakistan – representing a 99.99% reduction in global polio cases.

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ShelterBox

shelterbox china300ShelterBox is an international disaster relief charity that delivers emergency shelter, warmth and dignity to people affected by disaster worldwide and are homeless.

2019: Our club donated $1,000 to ShelterBox for the people of Malawi and Southern Africa affected recently by Cyclone Ida 
2019 Update: 
This year, ShelterBox helped over 29,000 families (or ‘households’) affected by natural disasters and conflict. Families comprised 145,000 people provided emergency shelter aid and other essential household items including tents, tarpaulins, tool kits, blankets, mosquito nets, solar lights, cooking set, water carriers and water filters.
ShelterBox helped people in 4 conflict responses and 7 natural disasters including tropical cyclones, flooding, drought, earthquakes, across 9 countries: Bangladesh, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Malawi, Nigeria, Paraguay, The Philippines, Somalia (Somaliland), Syria.

Our club raised funds to provide temporary accommodation for victims of the Victorian bushfires.

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