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Rotary unveils multi-million WASH Project in Tororo

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Communities in Merikit Sub County, Tororo district are celebrating the commissioning of a project water and sanitation project, donated in memory of Sam Frobisher Owori, a senior Ugandan Rotarian who died two years ago. The sh1 billion project provides ten 10 new boreholes for …

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Nabagereka: Cultural education key

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Nabagereka of Buganda Sylvia Nagginda has called upon for the inclusion of cultural studies in the education curricula in order to eliminate some of the vices that have made the population unruly. The Nabagereka says that formal education without character is not as …

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Rotary gives hope to children with Rheumatic Heart Disease

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Up to 150 Ugandan children suffering from Rheumatic Heart Disease have been given a new lease of life thanks to Rotary International. The international service organization has committed a 1 billion Shillings (USD 272,500) grant towards correcting the life threatening complication caused by throat-bacterial infections. …

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Remembering Sam

“Optimism is what brings us to Rotary. But Rotary is not a place for those who are only dreamers. It is a place for those with the ability, the capacity, and the compassion for fruitful service.” Kampala, Uganda |RYAN HYLAND & ABBY BREITSTEIN | Sam F. Owori, 1941-2017. The Rotary flags in front …

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Rotary world pays tribute to Sam Owori online

An online memorial book for Rotary Int. pres elect Sam Owori opened  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Final memorials for Rotary International President-elect Sam Owori who died suddenly in the US earlier this month, are being held in the Ugandan capital, Kampala. His body Lay in State on Tuesday at Uganda’s Parliament where …

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Rotary President-elect Sam F. Owori dies

Evanston, Illinois, United States | ROTARY INTERNATIONAL| Rotary International President-elect Sam F. Owori died unexpectedly on July 13 due to complications from surgery. Owori ‘s term as Rotary’s 108th president would have begun on 1 July 2018, according the Rotary International website Owori was a member of the Rotary Club Kampala, Uganda, …

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