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There are dry dusty villages waiting for water, children needing school uniforms and workbooks, mothers needing prenatal care, sick children and adults needing medical care, and countless beds that need mosquito nets. What are you waiting for? It’s easy to get started.

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Rotary Club Sumba Island, Indonesia Water & Sanitation ProjectClick here to view more D5100 slideshows.

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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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Nicaragua Harvesting Project Update

Copied from an email from Tom Koecher, International Service head of the Albina Rotary Club. If interested, please contact either Ron Kelemen or John Shirley.
Project Update:

In spite of a couple of setbacks, the water harvesting is almost complete.  We have been far more successful than imagined.  The original plan called for 8 tanks of varying [...]

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District 5100 World Committee Service Meeting Notes
October 20, 2010
Download a recording of the meeting here (available until November 9th).
WCS Committee mission:

Promote world community service projects to clubs throughout District 5100
Serve as a resource for clubs in their WCS efforts
Establish and maintain relationships with clubs and districts in other countries
Partner with the Districts 5100 Foundation [...]

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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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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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