VTT Talk

Rtns. Jill & Martyn Harwood talk about a wonderful project led by Rotary Many of the eClub members may not be aware of the District 1100 Vocational Training Team (VTT) project and the involvement of the eClub.  This month, Jill Harwood is interviewing her husband Martyn to tell us about it. Jill:  Could you give…

Help Rotary Win the Fight Against Polio

Polio is a crippling disease, having no cure but completely preventable, which can bring on muscle weakness in the legs, arms, neck and can have detrimental effect on, and in particular, a child’s ability to breath.  The sight of the iron lung was a common sight in the 1950s in hospital wards, however thankfully now…

Jacqui and DG Tony at the RI Convention in Seoul

Welcome to President Elect Jacqui and District Governor Tony who tell a little something about their experiences at the 2016 Rotary International Convention in Seoul as our programme for week commencing 16th June, 2016   Seoul is a massive city, with the core population being 10 million, but the Greater Seoul Area is about 40…

Freedom from Torture

Here is an amazing interview with Susan Munroe by Tom Owen, Business Development Manager, Triodos Bank – first published in The Colour of Money July 2015. Susan Munroe began a career in healthcare as a nurse with the NHS. While undertaking VSO work in Uganda she became aware, in a very real and tangible sense,…

eRotarians in Action

This week John Isles is in the company of three fellow Rotarians; Debbie Vance, Katherine Alexander and Jasper Vethaak. As John says: “We have sometimes  been accused that ‘hands on’ Rotary doesn’t work in an eClub but these three have disproved that theory”. Debbie Vance – SOS John: May I start by asking Debbie what…

In Kenya with Caroline Newton part two

Programme for week commencing 16th July, 2015 we welcome back Rotarian Caroline who completes her presentation started on the 2nd July. John Isles continues his interview with Caroline: John: Caroline, welcome back.  A fortnight ago we were talking about your work in Kenya and I’d like to ask you do you get support from any Rotary…