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World Community Service Committee at Rotary Club of Guelph
WELCOME 
 
Committee Chair and Co-chairs 2020-2021:  
 
WSC Combined Chair:      Michael Von Keitz
Asia-India Chair:                Nanita Mohan
Africa-Lesotho Chair:        Noma Vales
Africa-Uganda Chair:         Luisa Del Rosario
Africa-Cameroon Chair:    David Van Veen (projects in Cameroon currently on pause due to civil strife in the area)
Latin-America Chair:          Domingo Bernal
 
Our World Community Service sub-committees meet once a month and welcome current and potential members, any time. Just contact the Committee Chair or any other Committee member (listed in our Club's annual Membership Roster book).
 
WORLD COMMUNITY SERVICE COMMITTEE MANDATE
 
  • Committee members support international projects deemed feasible by the Club and may include a number of locations such as Africa, Asia, South and Central America, and Mexico.
  • Currently supporting ongoing projects in Lesotho, Uganda and India (Dindigal). 
  • Committee members work in teams, often committing to work on a specific project for 1-3 years.
  • Committee will seek out additional international projects that would benefit from a hand-up.
  • The committee also champions the ShelterBox program which provides shelter and distaster relief worldwide.
  • Funds are raised through local Rotary programs as well as Global (matching) Grants through The Rotary Foundation (TRF), Rotary International's endowment fund. Where possible, members also raise independent funds from sources outside of Rotary.