What is the purpose of a Rotary district?

What is the purpose of a Rotary district?

Rotary is an international service organization whose stated purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian service and to advance goodwill and peace around the world.

How many Rotary districts are in Africa?

15 districts
Rotarians in Africa are spread across 15 districts in 9 regions, comprising 55 countries.

How many Rotary districts are in Germany?

The 15 Rotary Districts in Germany each have a Chairman International Service.

What are the Rotary focus areas?

Rotary is focused on the following six areas:

  • Peace and conflict prevention/resolution.
  • Disease prevention and treatment.
  • Water and sanitation.
  • Maternal and child health.
  • Basic education and literacy.

Is the Rotary club part of the Freemasons?

Rotary received consultative status at the UN in 1946–47. During the Third Reich, Rotary Clubs were grouped with Freemasonry as secret societies associated with Jews, and Nazi officials were banned from joining them. This was reversed in July 1933 after appeals but the club was forced to ban all Jews from membership.

How many Rotary districts are there in India?

There are 20 Rotary districts in Zone 6, spread in India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Bangladesh, Mongolia and Thailand. Out of these twenty, eleven districts are in India. While the districts of Zone 5 are geographically contiguous, Zone 6, presents a different picture.

How many Rotary districts are there in the world today?

Rotary International groups clubs into districts to make local administration easier. There are over 500 districts throughout the world, with a range of between 45-60 clubs each. Each district is led by a Governor, who is assisted by other officers.

Is Rotary Club worth?

Rotarians provide community service to both local and international communities. This is perhaps the best reason for becoming a Rotarian: the chance to do something for somebody else and to sense the self-fulfillment that comes in the process and return of that satisfaction to one’s own life. It is richly rewarding.

What are the Rotary values?

We are committed to the core values* of Rotary International: Service, Fellowship, Diversity, Integrity, Leadership. under the motto Service above Self through sustainable projects.

What can Rotary District 1200 members do?

All Rotary District 1200 members can register, login and contribute postings of news about recent and up-coming events, international activities, fundraising, community service and anecdotes about Rotarians serving, and enjoying the fellowship, in their clubs.

How many Rotary Clubs are there in the world?

You will find Rotary Clubs in over 200 countries with over 1.2 million members having fun,enjoying friendship and sharing a commitment to improve lives in their local community and internationally. Extract from DG Brian Kirkup’s latest newsletter……

How has membership in District 1200 changed in 2013/2014?

Membership in District 1200 has shown significant increase and my sincere gratitude goes to so many clubs whose members have drawn in new members to meet my challenge for a net increase of at least three members during 2013/2014.

Why join a Rotary Club?

The new generation of Rotary clubs makes it easier for busy people to be part of Rotary, and to share their ideas and passions, working together to achieve them. Rotary has a presence in most town in Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire, and we are actively seeking people to join us in starting more new style clubs.