| What is Rotaract?|
Rotaract is a service club that involves young professionals of age between 18-30 in serving community needs within an international framework of fun and service.
Rotaract is a worldwide organization with over 176.000 members, in 156 countries. Rotaract Clubs meet every two weeks.
A Rotaractor is ambitious, enthusiastic, socially involved, has a broad interest and an international outlook. Rotaract Club of Kathmandu is linked to the Rotary Club of Kathmandu
Rotaractors are part of the Rotary Family. Rotaractors and Rotarians are “partners in service”. Rotarians advise Rotaractors. Rotaractors bring new energy to a Rotary club, inspire fresh ideas for service, increase support of projects, and help develop future Rotarians.
The first club was chartered in 1968 at the University of North Carolina, USA.
What does Rotaract do?
Rotaract is designed to achieve service goals in their own community and in communities abroad, fostering fellowship and goodwill in the process.
Rotaractors are a good deed on their own too, by organizing different projects Rotaractors gain lots of experience and there are many learning moments.
Rotaract helps to build a better community. In daily life, Rotaractors are working on different work fields in National and International level, so instantly your network will grow if you become member. Rotaract keeps close contact with Rotary Club as a result of which several doors can be opened easier for you.
What Rotaractors get out of Rotaract depends largely on what they put into it. Rotaract raises their own funds to carry out projects and activities and Rotary can sponsor these also.
Attending club meetings allows members to enjoy fellowship, enrich their professional and personal knowledge, and meet business leaders in their community.
If members are abroad they can, to expand their Rotaract horizons, attend a meeting of any other Rotaract Club in the world. To keep clubs strong, every Rotaractor must share the responsibility of bringing new people into Rotaract. Even new members can bring guests to club meetings or invite them to participate in a service project.
What does Rotaract stand for?
Rotaract stands for “Rotary in action”.
What are the goals of Rotaract?
Goals of Rotaract:
Why to Join Rotaract?
1. For friendship - One of the most basic human needs.
2. Circle Development - It increse friends circle.
3. Personal Growth and development - Rotaract provides opportunity for continuous education in human relations
4. Leadership Development - One learns as to how to motivate, influence and lead leaders.
5. Citizenship in the community - Rotaract makes one a better community citizen.
6. Continuing Education - Each week a new program and hence members are kept up to date and well informed.
7. Fun - There is fun in meetings, club projects and in service itself.
8. Public speaking - Ample opportunity to master public speaking skills.
9. Citizenship in the world - Rotaractors can attend any clubs in all nations and geographical regions.
10. Assistance when traveling - Again thanks to Rotary's universal presence one can expect local assistance anywhere.
11. Entertainment - Provided by club meetings, district meetings and international conventions etc.
12. The Development of Social Skills - Rotaract develops ones personality social skills and people skills
13. Family programs - A host of activities designed to help family members in growth and the development of family values.
14. Vocational skills - Rotaract helps to make one a better doctor, lawyer, teacher, etc.
15. The development of Ethics - Rotaractors are expected to be ethical in business and professional relations.
16. Cultural Awareness - Rotaract is a cross section of worlds most prominent citizens from every background giving opportunity to members to come across every culture.
17. Prestige - Rotary is the oldest and most prestigious service club in the world and Rotaract is an youth organization of Rotary.
18. Nice People - Rotaractors are important people who follow the policy if it is nice to be important but it is important to be nice.
19. The absence of an "Official Creed" - Rotaract has no secret policy, no official creed, no secret meeting or rituals.
20. The Opportunity to Serve - Rotaract is a service club. Its business is mankind. Its product is service.