February-March 2018

Highlights from February-March 2018

Sammi's bid for Games glorySammi’s Bid for Games Glory

Life dealt Sammi Kinghorn a devastating blow. But she fought back – and now she makes a winning habit.

A winner of the Rotary Young Citizen Wheelchair Sports Award back in 2016, Sammi is taking the world of wheelchair racing by storm and has her sights firmly set on the Commonwealth Games in April.


Canine Cunning_Medical Detection Dogs

Canine Cunning

Medical Detection Dogs is a small charity right on the forefront of medical research into the early detection of diseases such as prostate cancer and Parkinson’s disease.

Rotary magazine went to find out more from the charity’s founder and CEO Dr Clarire Guest about how man’s best friend can be a life saver.


Green shoots of recovery_woman collecting crops

Green Shoots of Recovery

Maharashtra is a region of India where desertification is high and water is chronically scarce.

With the land unable to withstand the rapidly-changing climate, Rotary clubs from four different countries have joined forces to implement and innovative and live-changing agricultural initiative to transform this rural region.


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It Takes a Community

Mobilising more than 200,000 volunteers across 92 countries, the Rotary Community Corps expands Rotary’s reach by bringing the knowledge and talents of local people to projects in their communities.

We highlight two Community Corps projects making a difference at home and overseas.


Broken Garden of EdenThe Broken Garden of Eden

Matt Gemmell has recently returned from the hurricane-ravaged island of Dominica where he works as part of the Response Team for the Rotary-backed Disaster Aid International.

Matt spent 10 days on the island, working on the front line of the relief effort. This is his story.


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