Rotary clubs to host polio awareness dinner

What a great idea to start something like this in your community! He was the first of 27 in Midland to catch polio in the year 1948. Donald DeVore said he had spent the summer with his father in Lorenzo and a lot of time in swimming pools while there. That’s where he believes he […]

Kano Skate Soccer team project

The Kano Polio Victims Trust Association of Kano, Nigeria supports two soccer teams made up of polio survivors.  The Polio Survivors RAG purchased soccer uniforms for these teams in 2008.  These were the first uniforms ever owned by team members.  The joy and pride is evident in the photos shown.  They are a remarkable group […]

PSA Project #3: Bicycle Wheelchairs and Equipment for Bicycle Wheelchair Shop

This project will purchase the equipment and supplies needed to construct 500 wheelchairs for polio survivors in the polio endemic northern Nigerian states of Adamaw, Bauchi, Borno, Gomba, Kano, Kaduna, Katsina, Taraba, Nassarawa, Plateau, Jigawa, Yobe, and parts of Kogi.  The wheelchairs will give the polio survivors mobility, as a wheelchair is a first step […]

PSA Project #2: Polio Corrective Surgeries

For this grant the Polio Survivors & Associates Rotarian Action Group collaborated with the RC Delhi Midtown, District 3010 India, District 3450 Hong Kong, RC Queensway, RC Taipei Fujung, RC Taipei Castle, and RC Wanchai along with St. Stephens Hospital in Tis Hazari in the province of Delhi, India to fund corrective surgery and rehabilitation […]