Rotary International seeks to join Mexican businessmen and Merida will host one of its conferences

The capital of Yucatan will host the conference of the governor of district 4170, which integrates the State of Mexico, Hidalgo and Mexico City.

The organization will convene industrial chambers and civil society organizations to promote their actions and add support to their activities.
The organization will convene industrial chambers and civil society organizations to promote their actions and add support to their activities.

Rotary International, which has Rotary clubs throughout the country, will seek to join national business groups in their altruistic activities.

The next 26 and 27 April will be held in Mexico City will be holding its first Public Image event, in order to increase the scope of its calls and call various social actors, such as industrial chambers, non-governmental organizations and civil society, in general, to participate in their projects.

"Unfortunately, we have not managed to permeate the layers of civil society and above all of the business community, which is why the president of Canacintra, the president of Coparmex and the president of the Business Coordinating Council will be present so that they can join us. projects and we offer them in reciprocity so that they can have projects of high social and ecological impact.

"Nowadays I do not know if it does not have an important social and ecological content," said Vicente Arbesú, public image coordinator of zone 25 A of Rotary International, which includes 11 countries in Latin America, including Mexico.

The event will be attended by the highest authorities of both Rotary International and the Rotary Foundation, which is the financial arm of the organization, through which support is managed for projects around the world.

In addition, Mérida will host the conference of the governor of district 4170, which includes Hidalgo, the State of Mexico and Mexico City, next May, he said.

In Yucatan, there is the Rotary Club Mérida Itzaes, led by David González Domínguez.

How do Rotary clubs work?

The actions of Rotary International focus on six areas: care and prevention of diseases, maternal and child health, drinking water and sanitation of watersheds, literacy and education, economic development of less favoured communities and peace and conflict resolution.

For the execution of its activities, the Rotary Foundation is in charge of coordinating and linking Rotary clubs in Mexico with others abroad, mainly from developed countries in Asia, Europe and the United States, which become partners in the activities.

"We make an alliance with clubs in those countries, the governors of those districts also support and then join the economic support of the club that makes the project, the district to which most clubs and districts of other countries belong, we propose the project to the Rotary Foundation, which is called global subsidy and then the foundation contributes up to three times more (resources) to the project, "said Arbesu.

In order to participate in a Rotary Club, the interested person must be proposed by an active member of the organization, since the reputation of the persons assigned is sought.

"You do not have to be a millionaire. (It is sought) that the person has the ethical profile and the reputation of being an honourable people and good people, that is professional, professional or entrepreneur, that can be set as an example in the projects in which to participate, "he said.

Throughout the world, the organization has more than 1 million 200 thousand volunteers for its activities.

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