Rotarian Dr. Michael St. Peter (left) welcomed Mr. Tom Slattery from the Indiana Lions Club as he delivered 1200 pairs of reading glasses for our upcoming humanitarian mission trip to Honduras.
Plans are already underway for our International team to return to Choluteca, Honduras in November and again in February 2018.
Traditional stoves common throughout Honduras are non-vented, inefficient, and unsafe.
Madison Rotarians first traveled to Honduras in 2007 to assist Rotarians from Lawrenceburg, Tennessee with an electrical project.
Thirty years ago, polio paralyzed more than 350,000 children each year in more than 125 countries around the world.
On 12 June, global health leaders gathered to announce US$1.2 billion in funding for polio eradication at the Rotary International Convention in Atlanta, Georgia.
Since 1985, Rotary International, through its PolioPlus program, has been working tirelessly alongside the World Health Organization, the Center for Disease Control, UNICEF, the Bill and Melissa Gates Foundation, and a host of other volunteers to eradicate polio.
Rotarians from around the world convened in Atlanta during the early part of June 2017 to celebrate another year of “Service Above Self” and the 100th anniversary of the Rotary Foundation.
Celebrating its 100th anniversary at this month’s International Conference in Atlanta, the Rotary Foundation reaffirmed its commitment to the global eradication of polio.