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Working together to improve literacy worldwide

For most of us, reading and writing are as natural as breathing. But nearly 800 million adults worldwide lack the literacy skills needed to complete a job application, understand a child’s report card, or read a prescription. Rotary knows that literacy is an essential ingredient for reducing poverty, improving health, encouraging community and economic development,…

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Working together to improve literacy worldwide
Fighting poverty on a small scale
Sudan Well Project
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Friends of the Brea Library
Working together to improve literacy worldwide
Fighting poverty on a small scale
Sudan Well Project

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Sudan Well Project

We want to ensure that people have sustainable access to water and sanitation by: Providing equitable community access to safe water, improved sanitation, and hygiene Strengthening the ability of communities to develop, fund and maintain sustainable water and sanitation systems Supporting programs that enhance communities’ awareness of the benefits of safe water, sanitation and hygiene…

Sudan Well Project
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Fighting poverty on a small scale
Sudan Well Project
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Fighting poverty on a small scale

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Fighting poverty on a small scale

In the fall of 2015, volunteers from Rotary and Heifer International came together to build hoop houses for a few farmers working small lots in Arkansas, USA. The afternoon outing was part of a larger project that is still reaping benefits four years later, supporting small-scale agriculture in the region and increasing access to locally-grown…

Fighting poverty on a small scale
Working together to improve literacy worldwide
Fighting poverty on a small scale
Working together to improve literacy worldwide

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