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Keep Wildlife Wild

Saving Our Endangered Species

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.

Village Water - making it clear

Village Water – Making It Clear

As one of Rotary’s Areas of Focus, clubs across the world are always supporting water and sanitation projects and charities.

Our reporter Maxine Thorne went to find out more about Village Water, a small but ambitious charity, founded by a Rotarian, that is doing outstanding work in Zambia.

 

The Gift We Take For Granted

The Gift We Take For Granted

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.

Justic For All

Justice For All

After working as a human rights attorney in conflict-torn Rwanda in the early 1990s, Gary Haugen established the International Justice Mission to combat violence in developing countries.

After addressing the Rotary Convention in Seoul last year, Gary spoke to Rotary Magazine about the violence affecting the world’s poorest people, including forced labour and slavery.

A decade of inspirational youngstersCelebrating Ten Years of Inspiring Youngsters

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Rotary Young Citizen Awards, with hundreds of inspirational youngsters nominated by Rotary clubs across Britain and Ireland during the past decade.

We feature how winning the Award has made a difference to two of them.

 

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