ABOUT ROTARY

What is Rotary

  • WHAT IS ROTARY

    • ROTARY is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide, who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world.
    • ROTARY is the world’s first service club. The first Rotary Club was founded in Chicago, Illinois, USA on 23rd February 1905.
    • ROTARY is some 1.2 million service minded men and women belonging to more than 34,000 Rotary Clubs in virtually every nation in the world.
    • ROTARY is the Rotary Foundation, which each year provides some US$ 100 million for international scholarships, cultural exchanges and humanitarian projects that improve the quality of life for thousands of people. Rotary is regarded as the world’s largest private provider of international educational scholarships.
    • ROTARIANS plan and carry out a remarkable variety of humanitarian, educational and cultural exchange programs that touch people’s lives in their communities locally, regionally and worldwide.
    • ROTARY brings together people like you – leaders from all cultures and occupations who want to use their distinct expertise for the welfare of the community. People whose sense of responsibility inspires them to give back to their communities. Who step forward to tackle the toughest challenges – and persevere to create lasting change in communities around the world.