MY VISION FOR ROTARY
IN AFRICA by 2020
DISTRICT 9212
Teshome Kebede
DGN
Rotary is recognized in Africa as the top
humanitarian organization with the largest
number of volunteer members providing...
DRAMATIC INCREASE IN MEMBERSHIP
My vision implies:
Maintaining existing members +
providing worthy services to
communities...
1.2 Million Rotarians have done what
Rotary is all about now.
Every increase in this number is more
strength to Rotary and...
Increasing membership must take contextual
dimensions:
The regular percentage increase = Evolutionary
Stepped up increase ...
Revolutionary Goals
 A Rotary Club in every major town every year:
 A project in every major town every year
 A Rotarac...
STRATEGY
Publicize Rotary
rigorously
&
regularly
We all decided to become Rotarians the day we
convinced ourselves this is...
i. A Rotary sign post in
all major cities’ public
function areas:
Action Initiatives
Your Ministry of Public
Health and Ro...
ii. A message
about Rotary
regularly
placed in the
mass media:
Action Initiatives
Rotarian owned businesses
reflect on Rot...
iii. Clubs ensure placing
visible sign posts of
where they meet and
on all their projects
Action Initiatives
iv. Invite public figure
Rotarians and friends of
Rotary to speak to mass
media why they have
become Rotarians or
friends ...
D9212
GOALS FOR 2015/16
Country 2014 2015 2016
Ethiopia 278 306 506
Increase 10% 65%
Eritrea ?
Increase
Kenya 1,227 1,350 ...
THANK YOU
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  1. 1. MY VISION FOR ROTARY IN AFRICA by 2020 DISTRICT 9212 Teshome Kebede DGN
  2. 2. Rotary is recognized in Africa as the top humanitarian organization with the largest number of volunteer members providing most trusted and extensive services to communities across the continent VISION
  3. 3. DRAMATIC INCREASE IN MEMBERSHIP My vision implies: Maintaining existing members + providing worthy services to communities = Stronger and effective clubs
  4. 4. 1.2 Million Rotarians have done what Rotary is all about now. Every increase in this number is more strength to Rotary and more service to humanity. Africa lags behind the rest of the world in everything in this respect. Rationale
  5. 5. Increasing membership must take contextual dimensions: The regular percentage increase = Evolutionary Stepped up increase = Revolutionary steps Country Population Clubs Dimension Kenya 40,300,000 50 Evolutionary = 10% + Eritrea 5,300,000 1 (?) ? Ethiopia 90,000,000 12 (9) Revolutionary South Sudan 8,260,000 1 Revolutionary CONSIDERATIONS
  6. 6. Revolutionary Goals  A Rotary Club in every major town every year:  A project in every major town every year  A Rotaract club formed by every Rotary club every year:  Demonstrate how Rotaractors support Rotary Clubs  An Interact club formed by every Rotaract club every year:  Promote the youth fellowship provided  An active RCC formed in every community with a Rotary service project:  More service projects for communities = recognition and respect for RCC members
  7. 7. STRATEGY Publicize Rotary rigorously & regularly We all decided to become Rotarians the day we convinced ourselves this is a good organization to be part of.
  8. 8. i. A Rotary sign post in all major cities’ public function areas: Action Initiatives Your Ministry of Public Health and Rotary build healthy and peaceful communities END POLIO NOW
  9. 9. ii. A message about Rotary regularly placed in the mass media: Action Initiatives Rotarian owned businesses reflect on Rotary along with their promotions:
  10. 10. iii. Clubs ensure placing visible sign posts of where they meet and on all their projects Action Initiatives
  11. 11. iv. Invite public figure Rotarians and friends of Rotary to speak to mass media why they have become Rotarians or friends of Rotary: Action Initiatives HE H. Rajaonarimampianina Present president of the Republic of Madagascar Mr. Bill Gates Chairman of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - HE Dr. Kenneth Kaunda Former president of the Republic of Zambia,
  12. 12. D9212 GOALS FOR 2015/16 Country 2014 2015 2016 Ethiopia 278 306 506 Increase 10% 65% Eritrea ? Increase Kenya 1,227 1,350 1,485 Increase 10% 10% South Sudan 33 50 100 Increase 50% 100% Totals 1,538 1,706 2,091 Increase 12% +23% Towns Clubs Rtns 133 266 6,650 77 148 3,700 14 28 700 442 10,050 My Dream of 2020
  13. 13. THANK YOU

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