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Running water is something we often take for granted. But imagine if you did not have access to clean water at the turning of a tap. That is the reality for 1 in 10 people worldwide.
Now imagine if you did not have access to an adequate toilet. That is the reality for 1 in 3 people worldwide.
Rotary is committed to a sustainable approach to sanitation and hygiene. We don’t just build wells or toilets and walk away.
Our projects educate communities to maintain functioning water systems and understand the importance of proper sanitation and hygiene practices.
When children understand the process of disease transmission and good hygiene, schools and homes become healthier environments, meaning communities can develop and grow.
When a mother does not have to walk for hours every single day to collect water, she has the opportunity to earn an income for her family.
That is the power of water.
Special Rotary screening for new Sam Mendes film
The Sam Mendes’ war film, 1917, is due to be released in UK cinemas in January. Coincidentally, 1917 was also the year when Rotary’s charity, The Rotary Foundation was formed with peace as one of its core values. A special Rotary screening of the film is due to be held this month.