Local Girl Sarah Gaylard Gives Talk On Kilimanjaro Climb

Posted by on Feb 16, 2019 in international, Slideshow, Vocational | 0 comments

Local Girl Sarah Gaylard Gives Talk On Kilimanjaro Climb

Farnborough Rotary Club helped to sponsor local girl Sarah Gaylard to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. On Thursday 14th February, Sarah came to our club lunch to give a presentation. Below are the slides from her presentation.

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KATY SCOOPS NATIONAL AWARD

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019 in international, Slideshow | 0 comments

KATY SCOOPS NATIONAL AWARD

Farnborough Rotary Club member Katy Harris has been chosen as 2019 International Champion of Change for her 6 years of outstanding work on a school project in Lugala, Uganda. The project gives children living in extreme poverty in slum areas the opportunity to break out and fulfil their potential. Katy’s involvement included the teaching, teacher training and the school building and facilities. Her enthusiasm, skills and her practical experience as a teacher and head teacher guided...

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Ugandan Visitors

Posted by on Nov 29, 2018 in international, Slideshow | 0 comments

Ugandan Visitors

Joel and Pamela from Uganda visited us to say thank you for the 2 donations they have received from Farnborough Rotary. Joel is the director of a school which he set up to serve the children from a local slum area. The school now numbers over 500 children and the money given to them helped buy IT and science equipment. Pamela, President Michael Smailes Joel and Rotarian Katy...

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Local Girl’s Kilimanjaro Climb.

Posted by on Sep 18, 2018 in international, Slideshow | 1 comment

Local Girl’s Kilimanjaro Climb.

Following a request from local student Sara Gaylard on 10.4.2018 to help support a Rag challenge for an International charity ‘Hope for Children‘ by climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, the club wrote to Sarah to inform her that the Club Members have donated £250.00. Under normal circumstances, we donate direct to charities and not via third parties. The Club was however impressed that a local Farnborough student from Wavell School, studying at University, still found time to...

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UK government’s £100 million cash boost towards the global battle against polio.

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in international, Slideshow | 0 comments

UK government’s £100 million cash boost towards the global battle against polio.

Rotary’s president in Great Britain and Ireland has welcomed the UK government’s £100 million cash boost towards the global battle against polio. Denis Spiller said he was proud that Rotary has been the catalyst for a worldwide campaign which, he believes, will help in the final push towards eliminating polio for good. International Development Secretary, Priti Patel, this morning (Friday) announced the multi-million pound commitment from the UK, which will be channelled through the World...

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£500 Donation to Phnom Penh Rotary Club

Posted by on Jun 14, 2017 in international, Slideshow | 0 comments

£500 Donation to Phnom Penh Rotary Club

It was just a couple of weeks back that Michael Wright from the Rotary Club of Phnom Penh visited us and gave a talk about a project his club were working on called meningoencephalocoele. This project has already helped over 70 patients, mostly children, but desperately needs more funding to continue. There are over 1,000 patients still waiting treatment for this life-threatening brain swelling condition. You can read more about the project. Click here   Rotary Club of Phnom...

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