About Our Club
E-Club of Greater Sydney

Service above Self

We meet In Person
Sundays at 7:30 PM
We meet using ZOOM
Please email secretary @ rotarygreatersydney.org
to attend our meeting
Online, NSW
First and Third Sundays of each Month at 7:30 pm online
Upcoming Events
May 2021
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Kian Safaei
    May 9
Spouse/Partner Birthdays:
  • Det Fischer
    May 2
  • Kerry Rickards
    May 13
  • Marilyn Mercer
    Dudley Mercer
    May 12
Join Date:
  • Tony Castley OAM
    May 1, 1988
    33 years
  • Marilyn Mercer
    May 3, 2003
    18 years
  • Geoffrey Appleton
    May 7, 2017
    4 years
  • Bobby Redman
    May 24, 2010
    11 years
  • Alacoque Welsh
    May 27, 2012
    9 years
  • Barbara Parkins
    May 27, 2012
    9 years
Rotary News
$15.5 million gift will fund new Rotary Peace Center in Middle East or North Africa

The Otto and Fran Walter Foundation has pledged $15.5 million to The Rotary Foundation to start a Rotary Peace Center in the Middle East or North Africa.

11 eco-friendly service projects around the world

Through the years, Rotary has carried out thousands of projects to protect the environment.

Canadian Rotary members assist with COVID-19 vaccinations and feeding families

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Rotary was involved in the formation of the United Nations.
Here is an Utube recording of a webinar connecting Rotary and the United Nations.
It is 3 hours long but judicious moving through the presentation is advised.
Some facts:
Rotary has a seat in the General Assembly of the United Nations in recognition of the efforts of its membership to foster goodwill and peace across national boundaries. Rotary is the world's largest Non-Government Foundation providing educational and humanitarian aid.
We should be so proud of our place - we should let everyone know of our unique position in the UN.
For details of our involvement click here
RI Great Britain & Ireland
News from Margaret Blowey
RC Manchester Breakfast UK
 In the last twelve months in RiGB&I we have had some really good webinars, all of which can be found on the Youtube site. The Together Talks have been great, one every two weeks, with some great speakers. Here are some links

Foundation Support Session – Peace Centers with Jill Gunter & Sarah Cunningham
This was another excellent event with two wonderful speakers explaining how the Peace Centers work, and how the candidates are chosen.
Peace Seminar last month If you weren’t able to attend, here is the link to the recording. https://youtu.be/S7cBp1aiqs4
Please consider donating to our Club-Sponsored Projects
The E-Club of Greater Sydney is proud to sponsor a variety of projects around the world through Rotary Australia World Community Service.
These are managed and supported by our own club members.

Spread Joy by Donating to Our Projects

sewAID to developing countries Worldwide
To offer selected poor women in developing countries the opportunity to sew &
also provide them with machines, equipment & skills they need to start a small home business. Micro loans are provided to recipients who require them.
To Donate, Click Here
School for Life -- Uganda
The School for Life Foundation(previously known as United Future Foundation), focuses on breaking the cycle of poverty
through education and the
construction of Katuuso, a combined primary school and vocational training centre in Mpigi Uganda
To donate, click here
Medical Equipment for Hospitals
Worldwide project to fund the supply of Ultrasounds, Foetal Heart Monitors & other new medical equipment for hospitals in countries with limited resources.  
To donate, click here
Reproductive Health in Karen State (Thailand)
The Burma Children Medical Fund (BCMF) was established in 2006 in response to the increasing number of children on the Thai-Burma border who required complex medical treatment that was simply not available. Many thousands of complex surgeries have been provided since. BCMF has also branched out into direct activities in Karen State, including dissemination of Reproduction Health information in schools and communities in jungle regions of the State. This project will train community health workers and provide RH information and services to all relevant persons in the Ler Per Her districts (approx. 15,000), together with providing wheelchairs & training in expanding & maintaining the chairs. Wheel chairs will be donated by Wheelchairs For Kids - Project set up by RC of Scarborough WA.
To Donate, Click Here
The United Mission Hospital, Tansen, Nepal (RAOAF)
To supply funding & medical equipment to The United Mission Hospital, Tansen, Nepal
To Donate, Click Here
Mama Wimbi Buntings for Independence and Education, DRC
DRC is one of the few countries which does not provide its citizens with ANY free education, even at primary level. Paid employment is in very short supply and is often so underpaid that even teachers who work 6 days a week survive by begging. We plan to establish an export business to enable mothers to support their families using the sewing skills that they already have. We plan to teach local people the skills to manage international marketing via the internet so that the business will become independent of outside support.
To Donate, Click Here
Supporting Disadvantaged Children and Community of Siem Reap Cambodia
To provide educational, vocational and outreach support for the disadvantaged children and community of Siem Reap serviced by Feeding Dreams Cambodia.
To Donate, Click Here
Building a Healthy Congo - Democratic Republic of Congo
To support the development of quality higher education and medical care in the Democratic Republic of Congo through the Université Protestante au Congo and selected educational and medical institutions.
To Donate, Click Here
Cararoo Foundation in partnership with Rotary Community Corps Manggahan Merville, Philippines
To educate & train the poorest of poor communities to be self-sufficient. Working in partnership with Rotary Club Makati Dasmarinas to educate the community in good health, dental as well as HIV, Drugs and family planning.
To Donate, Click Here
Lotumbe Community Development Project, Democratic Republic of the Congo
To provide sustainable improvements to existing health and education services for villagers, and the well-being of women in Lotumbe, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Rotary Australia World Community Service and other project partners, work with the Lotumbe community on a wide range of capacity building projects. These include sustainable beekeeping, women's micro credit, duck eggs and fruit sales that help pay for orphans' schooling, and agriculture. In spite of being accessible only by canoe or forest paths, Lotumbe is a rural hub, with K-12 schools (approx. 1000 students) and a reference hospital. A population of 87,976 accesses these social services.
To Donate, Click Here
Kisaru Nkera Initiatives (KINI), Trans Mara, Kenya
To help Masai children and their communities to a better life through education, health care services and community programs at Trans Mara, Kenya
To Donate, Click Here
Maternal & Child Health Project (MACH), Worldwide
To provide funding for programs to provide Maternal & Child Health projects in Zambia, Uganda, Malawi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, PNG, Myanmar, Nepal, Vietnam, Laos, Philippines, Cambodia and Bangladesh
To Donate, Click Here
Sustainable Villages Project, Oecusse, Timor-Leste
To assist villages in the Oecusse area, Timor-Leste in environmental challenges impacting on health and livelihood.
Specifically reducing the incidence of infant mortality & disease by improving food supplies, water, sanitation & the environment.
To donate, click here.
Our club also conducts service projects in the Greater Sydney area, primarily to assist students and young adults with leadership and development projects.  These projects do not qualify as tax deductible activities, but your support would be gratefully received.
To make a contribution, please click here.
For more about Rotary Australia World Community Service, please watch this short video!
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