Working for peace in the United Kingdom

3 Sep

Rotary Voices

Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Luke Addison at the PeaceJam conference in Winchester, England. Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Luke Addison at the PeaceJam conference in Winchester, England.

By Luke Addison, a member of the Rotaract Club of University of Winchester, England

Two years ago, two members of the Winchester Rotary Club gave a talk at the University of Winchester. I was so inspired by the work they described and their own personal reasons for joining that I stayed to ask them how I could help out.

Eventually the experience motivated me to seek out other students and form a Rotaract Club. The club took off amazingly, and through our local and international service projects, my eyes were open to the amazing work Rotary and Rotaract members do. I developed a passion for the world outside Winchester and a strong desire to make a difference.

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