According to Rotary.org, “nearly 800 million people live on less than $1.90 a day.” We must unite and provide sustainable solutions to poverty.
Economic empowerment programs and partnerships connect impoverished and disadvantaged peopled to information and opportunities required to thrive and enjoy prosperity. As Rotaractors, we have the unique opportunity to lift people out of poverty, empower and create jobs. Success for the world begins with the success of local communities. Our goal this year is to strengthen economic opportunities in underserved communities by empowering individuals and small businesses with the core competencies, tools, knowledge, and support needed to flourish and self-sufficient and enjoy an better well-being and quality of life.
Through projects and collaborations we can strengthen local entrepreneurs and community leaders and women. Focusing on training people to become resources for their community, offering networking activities and advice.