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Happy New Year! It seems fitting to beginning our 2011 blogging with good news. Four District 5100 projects have been approved for funding by Rotary International. Click the ‘Continue Reading’ for summaries of the projects, and links to their respective MatchingGrants.org pages.

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Putting the “I” into RI

By Ron Kelemen
District 5100 WCS Chair
GSE Bangalore Team Leader
Imagine how horrific it would be and the resulting news coverage if a 747 jumbo jet with 400 passengers crashed in Salem today.  Now what if it were 10 jumbo jets every day of the year?  That’s 4,000 deaths per day.  Unimaginable!  But sadly, we really do [...]

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July 21 WCS Committee Notes

It’s a whole new Rotary year and a whole new way of doing World Community Service Projects. Here are our notes from the kick-off meeting.

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Madhyar-Pradesh is located in central India.  In the poor village schools (charitable and government alike) there is a need for toilet blocks and safe drinking water.
This project will bring toilets to about 30 schools, and safe drinking water to 10 schools, along with hygiene training to all.
The idea for this Matching Grant (with a non-pilot [...]

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Sumba – a neolithic paradise?

There is a remote place where people still live in the stone age … a modern day megalithic “paradise.”  They use special colorful sea worms to begin their springtime jousting, to make the soil rich and productive. That place is Sumba Island, in the center of thousands of islands in the Indonesia archipelago.
But life is not [...]

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