Rotary Facts
Some facts about Rotary..................
  • Rotary was founded in 1905 by Paul Harris in Chicago, USA
  • There are approximately 1.2 million Rotarians world-wide in over 165 countries and geographical regions.
  • 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 has the world's largest non-government Foundation providing educational and humanitarian aid
  • Rotary is non-political and non-religious, recognising the needs of all humankind to live and work together to achieve peace and prosperity world-wide
  • Rotary seeks a balanced membership by encouraging the interests of both female and male business and professional and retired people.