As wildlife continues to decline around the world, animal conservation is more important than ever. The mission to raise awareness, advocate change and bring justice to endangered species must go on.
In this issue, we talk to two people who have been at the forefront of that mission; Virginia McKenna OBE, co-founder of the Born Free Foundation, and Sue Sheward MBE, Chairwoman of Rotarian Action Group for Endangered Species (RAGES) and Founder of Orangutan Appeal UK.
In rural areas of Madagascar, 87% of the population are exposed to debilitating, even life-threatening, waterborne diseases.
We take a look at how the Rotary Club of Amersham has teamed up with BBC Broadcaster John Humphrys’ charity, the Kitchen Table Charities Trust and the Madagascar Development Fund for a life-changing new project.
“I joined Rotary hoping to make a difference but had no idea that it would change my world. Meeting and becoming friends with some of the most extraordinarily inspirational people imaginable has been a life changing experience.”