October-November 2016

Highlights from October/November 2016

“Crazy, Mad Dreamer”
The Big Interview – Ade Adepitan on his challenges and the triumphs at Rio

Unreported Ade

This issue features an interview with polio survivor and former Team GB paralympian Ade Adepitan.

We talk to Chris Warham, CEO of Rotary International project partner ShelterBox and how the organisation is changing the face of some of the world’s biggest natural and humanitarian disasters.

Discover how Hand in Hand for Syria is tackling the grave situation in the country and providing aid and support for some of the world’s most vulnerable people.

When it comes to polio, failure is not an option. We provide an update from the most recent summit in Pakistan.

 

Sheltering the World

Sheltering The World

ShelterBox CEO Chris Warham tells Rotary magazine about how the organisation continues to adapt to provide shelter for people hit by devastating disasters, along with other recent news from the field.

 

Helping The Innocent In Syria

Helping The Innocent In Syria

Hand in Hand for Syria is an aid agency working on the ground in Syria and they are really making a difference to people’s lives. A founder tells Rotary magazine what they do.

 

Polio in Pakistan – Failure Is Not An Option

Polio in Pakistan - Failure Is Not An Option

The Technical Advisory Group for Polio in Pakistan (TAG) met in Islamabad in June to deliberate on efforts to stop transmission of the polio virus. A report by Judith Diment, member of the International PolioPlus Committee reports on a successful delegation to Pakistan.

 

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- Jackie Doyle, Rotary Club of Royden Revolve

Jackie Doyle, Rotary Club of Royden Revolve
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