Rotaract Club's Service Project in Panama and Applications for Leadership Team

Rotaract Club's Service Project in Panama and Applications for Leadership Team
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This May the Rotaract Club will be travelling to Panama to work alongside Woodland Public Charity on a project to expand access to safe drinking water. After fundraising for this project all year, the Rotaract Club is excited to send six members to Panama and purchase 30 water filters to install in the community.

Nearly 1 million people die each year from water, sanitation and hygiene-related diseases that could be reduced with access to safe water. Since 2013, the Rotary Foundation has invested over $130 million to develop infrastructure that meets water, sanitation and hygiene needs.

The Rotaract Club on campus is excited to contribute to this mission. The water filters that will be installed will last for decades and are the top form of technology in the field. Through this project, Rotaract will impact hundreds of people and also engage with community leaders in Chepo, Panama. Rotaract members gave presentations all year to Rotary Clubs around the state and region in order to garner support for this project.

In preparation for great projects like this next year, the Rotaract Club is looking for future members to join the leadership team. If this is of any interest to you, reach out to Co-President Julianna Kantner at jmkantne@uark.edu.

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