Goals of Rotaract:
- To develop professional and leadership skills
- To emphasise respect for the rights of others, based on the recognition of the value of each person
- To recognise the dignity and value of all rewarding professions as opportunities for service
- To recognise, practice and promote ethical standards as leadership and professional responsibilities
- To develop knowledge and understanding of the needs, challenges and opportunities in society and around the world
- To provide opportunities for personal and group action to serve the community and promote international understanding and goodwill towards all people.
What is Rotaract?
Rotaract is a service club for young people ages 18 and up who are dedicated to finding innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges while developing leadership skills and making friends from around the world. Rotaract clubs are members of Rotary International.
Rotaract clubs decide how to organize and run their own clubs, manage their funds, and plan and carry out activities and service projects that are important to their communities. Clubs that sponsor Rotaract clubs offer guidance and support, and work as partners in service.
The World’s largest youth organisation
Rotaract is a part of the Rotary International, the most largest public service non-profit organisation
Rotary International was established in 1905. Today Rotary has around 46 000 clubs in more than 200 countries.
Rotary has about 1.5 million members
Rotaract has 200 thousand members aged from 18 to 30 in 10 000 clubs
Rotaract club of Almaty
The oldest Rotaract club in Kazakhstan.
First attempts were in in 2006 when a group of students was making projects on their own initiative.
Then in 2008 the club was founded and in 2009 it was officially registered in Rotary International and chartered by the RI European Headquarters in Zurich.
Since 17 February 2009 #1 Rotaract in Kazakhstan was oficically created.
Rotary International district 2430