Representatives from four of the clubs that won 2012 RI Recognition of Outstanding Rotaract Project awards shared stories, photos, and advice during a Facebook chat on 6 June. Here are some of their thoughts: (click below to read more)
“We would recommend the applicants to carry out long-running projects, so that they could reach a mass of people. . . . Prepare a project budget and start to search for sponsors as soon as possible.”
Burcu Akalp, Rotaract Club of Ankara-Anittepe (D2430, Turkey)
“First of all we need to know whether there is actual need of the project or not. Then we have to have a vision of what we are to do, then finally there should be commitment to fight any problem that may come.”
Satish Prasad Barnawal, Rotaract Club of Dharan Ghopa (D3292, Nepal)
“Work closely with the media; they’ll take your message farther than you can afford to and will give you more credibility before prospective donors.”
Samuel Darko, Rotaract Club of Adentan (D9100, Ghana)
Read more of the conversation, see photos of the winning projects, and find out how to measure the success of your next service project.