Well-known philanthropist Dick Smith has announced his donation of $1 million through Rotary towards alleviating the suffering of Australians in need.
Rotary Australia World Community Service Ltd. (RAWCS) is a limited company formed to support Australian Rotarians and Rotary Clubs in assisting disadvantaged communities and individuals with humanitarian aid projects. The company objective is to enable Rotarians, the public and the corporate sector to deliver humanitarian aid and charitable support through a range of projects including Rotarians Against Malaria, Donations In Kind and Australian Charitable Support.
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By Max Walker (Television presenter)
“The Age Sunday Magazine” May 21st 1995
This picture of little Jesse Ryder always fills me with a feeling of hope. Why name this one my favourite? It could be argued that I have thousands of interesting photographs snapped over the past 25 years or so, as a cricketer, footballer, author and TV presenter. That is certainly true.
If your Club members have any Blankets, Sleeping bags or Swags that you no longer require please donate them and help Rotary help others.
RAWCS can provide front end advice on projects, including needs assessment and cross-cultural strategies. We can also put you in touch with clubs that may have set up projects in your intended country/area of activity for advice.
We can help link you with clubs for on-the-ground cooperation and to avoid duplication, overlap and wastage. We will help obtain tax deductibility for eligible projects and provide free travel insurance for teams travelling overseas
Importantly, we can help you ensure sustainability of the beneﬁts and impact of your projects.
The prevention of mortality, and a reduction in morbidity and social and economic loss caused by malaria through a progressive improvement and strengthening of local and national capabilities in malaria control.
World of Difference provides tours, including schoolies tours, where volunteers work in and donate to several schools and villages, together with a range of cultural and tourism activities. The initial focus has been in Cambodia. Its core mission is to expose participants to the needs of Rotary projects in developing countries. As a result of the tours, Rotary clubs have initiated their own projects. Contact: Rob Hines (Central Melbourne)