Each year the Rotary Club of Hillsborough matches individual member donations to Rotary International - totaling close to $10,000 annually - directed to international humanitarian initiatives, including: promoting peace, fighting disease, providing clean water, saving mothers and children, promoting education and growing local economies.
Based in Charlottetown, PEI, this internationally recognized registered program has carried out several hundred development projects in both Kenya and Tanzania. Financial inputs since 1980 exceed $10 million Canadian, including funds contributed by the CIDA. These projects are estimated to have touched the lives of at least 100,000 people in East Africa.
Adventure in Citizenship Program
Investing in Local Youth
Select group of young Canadians come together to gain a better understanding of our country. The Rotary Club of Hillsborough sponsors, one PEI student to attend a program in Ottawa, On. Attendees learn to appreciate the diversity of Canada and the privileges and responsibilities of citizenship.
Youth STRIVE Scholarship Program
STRIVE is a scholarship program that recognizes and rewards students in general, practical or academic courses who show significant improvement in overall performance in their senior year of high school. STRIVE challenges these students to improve their school achievements, gain self confidence and develop post secondary education goals.