U4C Service Abroad 2018: Banding Together in Quime, La Paz

By Bob Reid, Ph.D.Over the past several years, United4Change Center has partnered with the Hobbs and Lovington Rotary Clubs in an effort to comprehensively and sustainably help women to lift themselves out of extreme poverty and violence in rural/mining Bolivia...

My Journey as a Peace Fellow: A week to remember

By Ximena MurilloBefore the start of the second week of the Rotary Peace Fellowship, the entire class (Class 24) was invited to a Rotary orientation at the Rotary Center in Thailand. The Center is located on the 30th floor of the Ocean Tower II Building in Bangkok....

My Journey as a Rotary Peace Fellow

Class 24th, Chulalongkorn University — Bangkok, ThailandBy Ximena MurilloJanuary 20th, 2018Arrival in ThailandIn November of 2017, I’ve received notice from the Rotary Peace Center in Thailand advising that I was selected to attend the 2018 Rotary Peace Fellowship...

Advent of Volunteer Tourism — New Form of Charitable Giving?

Robert J. (Bob) Reid, PhDArusha, TanzaniaThere is a growing trend in destination weddings. People are clearly seeking opportunities to accentuate personal meaning with the important events of their lives. The manner in which people experience personal meaning seems to...