Rotary Focus Areas

Community Economic Development

Rotary Focus Area 06 : Community Economic Development

Among all the Rotary Focus Areas, Community Economic Development is perhaps the trickiest to address but yields the most opportunity for sustainable growth in the long term. It is not merely something to be resolved overnight, but a multi-faceted issue spanning across the entire economy that needs to be addressed systematically. In 2021, nearly 800 …

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Rotary Focus Area 05 : Basic Education and Literacy

“Education is not a luxury; it is a basic human right.”          – Madonna For every human being, Education is a basic need and a fundamental right. The quality of a person’s life is solely determined by his or her educational attainment.  What is the reason for that?  This is due to the fact that education …

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Maternal and Child Health

Rotary Focus Area 04 : Maternal and Child Health

As maternal and newborn mortality rates rise worldwide, mothers and children are becoming increasingly vulnerable. One of Rotary’s core concerns is maternal and child care. Rotary has spent the last several years working to enhance access to high quality care for women and children in low-income backgrounds, giving them long-term prospects for a healthy future. …

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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Rotary Focus Area 03 : Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene

“Water is our most precious resource, a ‘blue gold’ to which more than 2 billion people do not have direct access. It is not only essential for survival, but also plays a sanitary, social and cultural role at the heart of human societies,”  – Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay.[1] Amongst the seven focus areas that …

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Rotary Focus Area 02 : Disease Prevention and Treatment

“The question is not how to get cured, but how to live.”  – Joseph Conrad  For centuries past, diseases of varying levels have ravaged the planet, and more often than not, the accessibility to proper and immediate treatment has been nigh impossible. Bearing this in mind, Rotary International has created its Second Focus Area as …

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