International Service Committee

The International Service Committee is dedicated to researching possible projects for Rotarians to involve themselves with around the world. With that, comes researching funding sources, and possible collaborations with other Rotary clubs in our district. Some of the past projects the International Service Committee have supported are:

  • Water and Sanitation project: providing safe and clean water to school children, and villagers in the Mhetzi Village, of Same, Tanzania
  • Water and Sanitation project: Pure Drinking Water project with Self Help International in Nicaragua
  • Supporting Education: Hopeful Africa Project, an educational development for an elementary school in Kenya
  • Growing Local Economies: WE RISE, Women Engaging Research to Insure Sustainable Economy project in Tanzania, which directly increases the economic development and educational opportunities for women farmers

The committee operates with a committee chair, vice chair, and 25 current members. The members are tasked with raising awareness about chosen projects and encouraging member participation throughout the larger Rotary Club of Des Moines.

To learn more about the committee’s current projects and special events, check out their Facebook Page.