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PACKAGED GLOBAL GRANTS 


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These grants are developed by the Foundation and its strategic partners — organizations working in the areas of focus that can offer financial support, technical expertise, or advocacy.


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The World Fund and the strategic partner provide 100 percent of the funding, and Rotarians imple- ment the grant project.


PACKAGED GRANT HELPS TRAIN NURSES IN UGANDA


By Dr. Francis “Tusu” Tusubira, Rotary Foundation Chair for District 9200 and a member of the Rotary Club of Kampala-North, Uganda


Rotary to me is about going into the trenches with communities and working with them. I like my feet and hands community muddy.


Dr. Francis Tusubira with children at a health camp in Namalemba.


So I had serious reservations at first about packaged grants. It sounded like The Rotary Foundation would do all the work and it would be handed to Rotarians as a done deal. Then I received an email from the Foundation that Aga Khan


University had been identified as a potential strategic partner to train nurses within their university system in Eastern Africa. They were asking if District 9200 would be interested.


They shared the preliminary ideas and requested that we propose changes and improvements. This meant it was not a done deal at all, but that the Foundation wanted to work


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