One of Rotary’s major campaigns has much to celebrate.
Rotary’s END POLIO NOW has, in the past 18 months, achieved two notable milestones:
- All but one of the wild polio strains have been wiped out
- Africa has been certified polio-free
Much of the credit for these milestones belongs to the Rotary clubs and volunteers around the world who have fund raised and worked tirelessly for more than 30 years to rid the world of this debilitating disease.
In that time Rotary in Harpenden’s regular contributions have earned us Rotary awards. In the past five years alone our donations have totalled more than £10,000.
But the goal of a polio-free world has still be realised as the virus still circulates in Pakistan and Afghanistan.