The venues are rotated among different cities in the sub-region hosting at least 60 Rotary clubs, international partners from the United States, Europe and other parts of the world as well as Rotarians from Africa. West. At the event, Rotary clubs in West Africa present humanitarian projects for review and possible partnerships. Each participating club gets the platform to host a physical or virtual booth to receive International Partners and other project sponsors for their service projects. Clubs provide well-researched project proposals in line with the Rotary Foundation’s funding priorities and requirements. In virtual fairs, these proposals are posted in the form of power point presentations or video clips at the project fair portal for partners to access. International partners visit the project fair at their own expense, review, and select proposals to form partnerships through their clubs and/or districts, either alone or through global grants.
This process builds international partnerships to implement projects that align with Rotary’s Areas of Focus for the establishment of productive relationships, and the promotion of international understanding, goodwill, and peace. In addition to the activities above, everyone updates their knowledge of the Rotary Foundation during seminars held on the sidelines of the fair. Opportunities to tour local landmarks and places of interest, participate in polio immunization activities and contribute to Rotary’s initiative to END POLIOMYELITIS are also offered. International partners also can actively participate in a local Club projects in host communities.
What a life changing experience!