January 2010 - Rotary International www.rotary.org

Photo courtesy of: Jun Takahashi
Opening the door to learning in Indonesia
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Japanese alumni help create children's libraries in tsunami-ravaged areaRead more.

photoSetting the pace for sustainable peace in Uganda
Peace Fellow experience inspires Robert Opira to cofound the Great Lakes Center for Conflict Resolution. Read more.
photoScoring one for science education in Estonia

Former scholar Katrin Raie helps coordinate tricountry grant project. Read more.

photoInnovative persussionist impacts Brazilian music 
John Arrucci sees music as the world's common threadRead more.
photoFive good reasons to attend the Rotary Alumni Celebration 

Alumni tell why the event is such a great place to reconnect. Read more. 

Reconnections Nov 2009
Latest News
Concert to End Polio spotlights the halfway mark in funding for Rotary's US$200 Million Challenge.
Rotary-UN Day highlights include announcement of broader collaboration.
Fast Facts
Of 454 former Rotary World Peace Fellows, 424 (93%) have reported their current positions to The Rotary Foundation: 126 (30%) work for nongovernmental organizations, including 25 at United Nations agencies (three at UN headquarters); 91 (21%) work for government agencies 54 (13%) are pursuing additional advanced degrees in peace-related fields; 10 (2%) work for the World Bank.
Did You Know? 
Former Rotary Peace Fellow Russell Vandenbroucke uses the stage to convey his desire for peace. 

You can reconnect and network with other alumni on The Rotary Foundation Alumni Group on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=731.

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