Children in Bosnia Receive Dictionaries
The Rotary Club of Lukavac, Bosnia recently received dictionaries from the Rotary Club of DeLand, Florida. Harlow Hyde, a member of the Rotary Club of Deland, reached out to The Dictionary Project in 2014 and coordinated the “pilot project.” The first twenty-four dictionaries were delivered to a high school in Lukacav that teaches English. The books were well received by students and teachers and... Read More
Rotary Club of Lucaya gives through the Dictionary Project
The idea for The Dictionary Project began in 1992 when Annie Plummer of Savannah, Georgia, gave 50 dictionaries to children who attended a school close to her home. Each year she continued to give this gift, raising money to help give more and more books so that in her lifetime she raised enough money to buy 17,000 dictionaries for children in Savannah. The program... Read More
Rotary trip to East Africa includes schools, water, and agricultural projects
I went on a two week trip to East Africa with the Rotary Club of Evergreen, Colorado. I was essentially just going along.
Last year’s expanded Children of Africa dictionary project was successful on all accounts.
Jim Blair, Rotary Club of London East, London, ON
We are part of a larger project in London (pop. 350,000), by Area 4 of Rotary District 6330, which has provided dictionaries to Grade 3 children since 2008. In 2009 about 1,500 books were distributed and in 2010 almost 3,000. Our target this year is close to 5,000, which will cover almost all Gr 3 kids in our local Public and separate (Catholic) schools.... Read More
AYHO, Rotary support quality education for Sierra Leone students
Of late in postwar Sierra Leone, it is almost impossible to cite humanitarian organizations engaged in ensuring quality education is the vogue without mentioning the conspicuous role of the Africa
Dictionary Project taking root in Alberta
Happy New Year to all at The Dictionary Project. We have had one of the coldest, snowiest winters we've had in years (fortunately I was in Arizona for the worst of it).
Local Rotary Clubs in Ontario Distribute Dictionaries
The Rotary Club of London North, with the help of seven other local Rotary Clubs, is presenting dictionaries to Grade 3 pupils in 55 public and 16 Catholic schools during February. More than 2,900 dictionaries will be distributed. The “Dictionary Project” is part of Rotary’s Worldwide Literacy Program, which aims to improve upon the literacy skills of children in Canada and throughout the world.... Read More
Sierra Leone dictionary project
Dick Wallace, PDG, will be visiting Sierra Leone to distribute District 7470 Children of Africa Project dictionaries.