What is Rotary

Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide, who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.

There are over 1.2 million Rotarians, members of more than 29,000 Rotary Clubs in 161 countries

The Object of Rotary

The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:

First: The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;

Second: High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying of each Rotarian’s occupation as an opportunity to serve society;

Third: The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian’s personal, business, and community life;

Fourth: The advancement of international understanding, goodwill and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.

Rotary’s Four-Way Test

The things we think, say or do

1. Is it the TRUTH?

2. Is it FAIR to all concerned

3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FREINDSHIPS?

4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?