Fight disease


Fight disease

The Rotary Foundation is changing the world by providing grants for projects and activities around the globe and in your own backyard.

  • $65 mil

    in grants was given by Rotary to fight disease

  • 99.9%

    reduction in polio cases since our program started in 1985

Rotary makes amazing things happen, like:

Providing clean water: Rotary has worked with partners to provide more than 80 percent of Ghana’s people with clean water to fight Guinea worm disease.

Reducing HIV infection: In Liberia, Rotary members are helping women get tested for HIV early in their pregnancies. They used prenatal care to reduce new HIV infections in children by 95 percent over two years.

Ending polio: Rotary members have played a key role in bringing the world to the brink of polio eradication. Their efforts have not only ended polio in 122 countries but also created a system for tackling myriad other health priorities, such as Ebola.


https://www.rotary.org/en/our-causes/fighting-disease