While these long underserved areas will finally get access to the big city, access also creates new challenges, especially in health care. Take Breast Cancer: It is estimated 500 extra lives per year could be saved, giving hope to women as well as children that might otherwise be orphaned or trafficked. So whats the challenge?
The challenge is financing A Mobile Mammography Van. In round numbers, a mammography van would cost $300,000. Who has that kind of money?
A DARING PLAN. Come Thursday to see how Jorge Restrepo, Rotarian, engineer, and realtor-geek, plans to combine his deep family ties in Colombia with a Rotary Global Grant to beat this challenge and save 500 lives, and families, each year!
This seed broke ground at a Hip Hop dance outreach in the Chinatown-International District, where over 400 young people gathered not just for a fresh dance competition but with desire to speak truth, light and hope.
From this sprout of Arts Education, the collective grew and branched to include domestic abuse awareness and youth violence prevention advocacy. Now Louie and the Collective see the full flowering of relevant youth art programs as essential for cultivating positive youth experiences: a safe space for expressing, creating and discovering so as to learn, grow and thrive.
See more at https://www.thegoodfootarts.org/
How do you re-start Rotary from scratch in a foreign country? Just like we do in our country: with friendship, leadership, and a desire to help others. While America is nicknamed "Uncle Sam" overseas, this American was nicknamed "Uncle Son" (Chu Son) by uncounted numbers of orphans, children, volunteers and Rotarians from around the world.
In June 2019, Dave joined both the leadership team of Children’s Home Society of Washington as its CEO, and the Children’s Home Society of America as member of the board of directors. His background includes President and CEO at PromiseShip in Nebraska, executive roles at EMQ FamiliesFirst in California, and executive director at Denali Family Services in Alaska.
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