Rotary International is a worldwide organization of outstanding business and professional men and women, united in humanitarian service, the encouragement of high ethical standards in all actions and actively building good will, peace, and prosperity throughout the world.
Over 1.2 million service-minded business and professional people belong to more than 34,000 Rotary Clubs in over 200 countries. These goals are accomplished by Global Scholarships, Rotary Peace Fellowships, Vocational Training Teams, International Fellowships and Friendship Exchanges, World Community Service Projects, and numerous Humanitarian Projects funded by The Rotary Foundation.
The object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:
"Service Above Self"