My Rotary Hospital Experience in Salem, Tamil Nadu, India

19 Sep

shanakyar

IMG-20150722-WA0030When I applied for the Rotary youth exchange I could have never imagined in what  way Rotary would have an impact on my life, my career and future. When I look in the world I see so much poverty, cruelty and destruction that sometimes I wonder where all the good is gone. Over and over again Rotary manages to rebuild my faith in humanity.

For me it all started with an exchange year in District 9910 in New Zealand in 2012. Me, a 15 year old girl back then, flew from Switzerland around the world to New Zealand, a country I called home within the next year. I not only discovered completely new sides of me but also found another family and friends, a second life at the other side of the planet.

I was lucky enough that during my year the district conference was held on Norfolk Island, the home of PDG Lindsay Ford, a man…

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