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Make Up Meeting Articles
This week’s make-up article focuses on ending agricultural poverty. A very interesting TED lecture from Mr. Andrew Youn, activist with the One Acre Fund on agricultural poverty. If you prefer reading, the summary is below the video. Summary: Hunger and extreme poverty affects 1 billion people world wide. Extreme poverty stunts 1 in 3 children […]
In spite of 50 years of anti-poverty efforts, poverty still presists. More and more, we are understanding that poverty is not simply the lack of wealth, but that it is a symptom of greater systemic issues in society. Unless these issues are resolved, poverty can only persist. In fact, while much needed efforts have advanced […]
Improving access to clean drinking water is one of Rotary International’s six areas of focus. In various parts of the world, people (mostly women) walk 4~8 hours every day to carry water from questionable water sources for cooking and drinking every day. Studies show that this is predominantly the responsibility of women in the parts […]
Water sanitation is a key factor in controlling infectious disease outbreaks. Many illnesses transmit through consumption of contaminated water. Our club in the past has participated in the WAPI (WAter Pasteurization Indicator), which is a simple device to test whether water has come to a sufficient boil to be safe for consumption. This week’s article […]
Poliomyelitis is a disfiguring and highly infectious viral disease, which primarily affects young children and can cause permanent paralysis. Polio was once much more common but has been eliminated in the United States, with the last reported case of polio in 1994. Even before, epidemics had been virtually eliminated since the 60s. This was […]
The Four-Way Test we as Rotarians all strive to uphold states that in all things we think, say or do, these 4 requirements must apply: 1. Is it the truth? 2. Is it fair to all concerned? 3. Will it build goodwill and better friendships? 4. Will it be beneficial to all concerned? Part of […]
Many factors we think determine the likelihood and degree of success in life’s endeavors – talent, intelligence, good-looks, social intelligence, upbringing in a stable and positive family environment, luck – while important, are not nearly as important as the one factor we seem to overlook – Grit. Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth studies intangible concepts such […]