In 2016, there were over 32,000 knife crimes recorded in England and Wales.
Rotarians Clive and Ben Knowles are spearheading an innovative campaign to combat the problem across the UK and have created a striking sculpture as part of the ‘Save a Life, Surrender Your Knife’ campaign.
The Guatemala Literacy Project is the largest basic education and literacy Global Grant in the Rotary world.
Now in its 21st year, it has supported over 170,000 children in the country and with the support from Rotary clubs in the UK, 2017/18 is set to be another successful year. John Stanton from Kenilworth Rotary Club explains why his club got involved.
“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.”