Africa

Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin # 7

Posted by on 14 August 2012 at 4:57 pm

Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #7 BUSINESS MEETING August 13th. 2012 We had 9 members present tonight.  It was a combined business and board meeting.  President Paul welcomed us and said how pleasing it was to have had such a succesful meeting last week with Linda Tilman and 63 present at that meeting.  A follow up […]

Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin # 6

Posted by on 8 August 2012 at 6:38 pm

Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin # 6 DINNER MEETING August 6th. 2012 We had 12 members and partners present with some 51 guests from Coolamon and Ganmain attend Monday night’s meeting.  This was an exceptional night with Linda Tilman from Coolamon speaking on marketing the Coolamon Shire.  Coolamon and Ganmain business leaders, shop keepers and those […]

St Jude’s Moshono

Posted by on 19 July 2012 at 2:40 pm

The Team We are still raising funds for the School of St Jude’s through the Mountains of the Moon Climb.  Here is their latest news letter: St Jude’s Newsletters Open the June Newsletter it is in a pdf file.  It is great reading.  

Rotary International – Working in Kenya

Posted by on 16 July 2012 at 2:36 pm

Here is one very good reason to join Rotary. Rotary International – Kenya from John Shephard on Vimeo.

Practicing Peace

Posted by on 15 July 2012 at 11:11 am

Two graduates of the professional development program at the Rotary Peace Centers at Chulalongkorn University, Erinma Bell and Charles Allen team up on a project to inspire young Sudanese youth living in Melbourne, Australia to become active leaders in their community. Practicing Peace from Rotary International on Vimeo.

Shelterbox

Posted by on 6 July 2012 at 8:43 am

One of the best projects of Rotary started by a small club in England the idea of Rotarian Tom Henderson. Brilliant work.

US Senate Passes Polio Bill

Posted by on 30 June 2012 at 10:34 am

Reach Out To Africa. Polio Victim in Kampala December 2011 Have a read of this bill passed by the US Senate Rotary is at the forefront of the polio campaign POLIO BILL US Senate: On Tuesday, the US Senate unanimously approved a resolution that commends Rotary for its leadership in polio eradication. It also encourages […]

Tracy Monica from Mathare

Posted by on 10 June 2012 at 6:14 pm

We would like to introduce you all to Tracy Monica.  Tracy gave us Mountains of the Moon team a wonderful speech in Mathare last December.  Here it is: mathare-speech Once you have read this then have a look at Tracy’s 1st term report at Secondary School below, click on the image and enlarge it: Tracy’s 1st […]

RI Photography Competition

Posted by on 9 June 2012 at 4:26 pm

Message from PDG Bruce Barber: “Hi John, I have just read the June, photography issue of the Rotarian and congratulations for your Honorable Mention for your shot in Uganda of a gorilla. To have the RC of Coolamon mentioned in the Rotarian is a great honor. Regards, Bruce” Here is a link to the article […]

The longest goal celebration in history!

Posted by on 21 March 2012 at 10:33 am

These guys love playing football — but the goal celebrations are starting to get a bit over the top and one goal scorer in particular takes things a bit too far! They all attend a fantastic school in Tanzania that educates some of the poorest children in the region. To find out more about the […]