Kick Out 2020
Help Rotaractors and Rotarians of Fiji battle the climate crisis and rebuild after devastating storms.Auckland
The week before Christmas as Tropical Cyclone Yasa was on its way out of Fiji, Rotaractor Becky Giblin and Rotarian Amerika Grewal began brainstorming ideas to help from a distance.
“Watching this unfold and not being on the ground to help was gut wrenching. I knew I had to contribute in some way. My ‘World of Rotaract’ lockdown zoom contacts came to the table saying ‘we want to help’. In less than 24 hours we had an idea, a team, and a plan and the call to action was out. We ask people to give a little where they can and join us on New Year’s Eve as over 24 hours we raise awareness about the environmental crisis and the reality of life after a tropical cyclone,” said Rotaractor Becky Giblin.
Rotarians and Rotaractors in Fiji have stepped up to assist with Covid-19 related economic woes and the recovery from the two massive storms that made landfall this year. They are providing food packs, water, Emergency Response Kits (ERKs), and assisting with rebuilding efforts. The next few months will be critical to getting the country back on its feet, helping kids get ready for school as well as making sure the damaged areas are cleaned up.
Celebrate the end of 2020 with us with music, dancing, games, and live DJs as well as Rotaractors, Rotarians, experts on climate change and the environment, disaster response. RSVP at https://fb.me/e/fFbKnvMJm
The funds raised by Rotaract Oceania will go directly to the clubs on the ground as they work to address towards relief and recovery.
Rotary Oceania Zone Operations, the company is established to support Rotary Districts and Rotary Clubs with Rotary Projects in the promotion and development of Rotary in New Zealand.
Use of funds
Rotaract Oceania will disburse funds to Rotaract and Rotary clubs on the ground with community projects supporting the environment and rebuilding after natural disasters, providing Emergency Response Kits, potable water and helping get kids back to school.
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This page was created on 26 Dec 2020 and closed on 31 Jan 2021.