Rotaract member Hardeep Singh immunizes children against polio
March 5, 2014
Hardeep Kaur Singh, only 22-years-old, is already an accomplished past president of a Rotaract Club and the current governor of a Rotaract district in southern California. She has been involved with Rotary through most of her life and her passion for fighting polio brought her to immunize kids against polio in Mexico. Read about her commitment to seeing the end of polio.
A five-day bike ride through Bavaria raises money and awareness for polio
February 28, 2014
Two German Rotarians embarked on a five-day, 451 kilometer bike ride to raise awareness and funds for the polio eradication campaign. Wearing red “End Polio Now” t-shirts, the grey-haired duo raised around 10,000€ for polio eradication.
Providing Children in Lebanon with a Polio-Free Future
February 26, 2014
Michel Jazzar, a Rotary member in Lebanon, found true pride and joy in the simple thanks from a boy he immunized during a polio vaccination campaign. “Two drops, I mean really two drops, are enough to make you feel noble and recognized in the world of true human solidarity.”
Rotary releases $35.9 million to fight polio in Africa and Asia
February 20, 2014
The continued fight to eliminate polio gets an additional $36 million boost from Rotary in support of polio immunization activities and research. The funding commitment comes at a critical time as the eradication initiative focuses on stopping polio in the three countries where the virus remains endemic: Afghanistan, Nigeria, and Pakistan.
Running 999 KM across Thailand to end polio
February 13, 2014
Rotary member Neo LothongKum has taken his love for running to new heights. He is planning to run from the northern most point of Thailand to the country’s east coast for a total of 999 kilometers to raise funding for the fight to end polio. During the 30 day run, Neo plans to average 33.3 kilometers each day.