What is Rotaract?
Rotaract is the youth wing of Rotary International. You shall be a part of an international community of people all acting for one common goal – the welfare of people around us!
The main purpose of Rotaract is to provide opportunities for youth to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of their communities, and to promote better relations between all people across the glove through a framework of friendship and service.
How Rotaract Mouvement Works?
A Rotaract club is a social activist club for young adults, ages 18-30, in college and just out of college young professionals.
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Each club is different but mainly they consist of sharing time together in fellowship and for networking, a guest speaker of some sort, as well as a high concentration on volunteering for the good of their local, national, and international community.
Benefits of Joining a Rotaract Club
Ever wondered what are the benefits of joining a Rotaract club? We’ve made this list available to make it clear for you!
Well the biggest one is that you get to be of great service to humanity, by showing love to the community and you even get to do so with fellow like minded people.Zied Karray – A Tunisian #Rotaractor
- You make loads of Friends.
- You start discussing social issues in groups & start finding solutions for the problems together.
- You get to know new people attending events
- You get to travel, roam and chill with these new friends.
- You can go for free trips which in turn will help you to know different people and make new friends.
- Gives you an additional line in your Resume.
- You start working for a Social cause.
- You meet many people of the same age group from different academic backgrounds working with the same purpose of serving the community.
- You get a chance to develop your communication skills as you go & talk with people for a Social cause which is not for your personal gain.
- You develop respect for people and try to do something which will help & enrich the lives of people.
- You meet great leaders & Businessmen in interviews & lectures which provide you with guidance on various facets of life.
- You learn how to plan your events/activities in a limited club budget.
- You gain an understanding of international humanitarian issues.
- Broadens your view about the various cultures around the world giving a boost to your overall personality.
- You get a chance to showcase your talent in various Rotaract events.
- Your objective of Life changes from your own self to helping the people around.
Rotaract in Tunisia
Rotaract came to Tunisia in the 70’s, making it one of the forerunners of the MENA region. The first Tunisian Club was founded back in 1974, The “Rotaract Club Tunis Doyen”. It was followed by the launch of “Rotaract Club Tunis Sud” in the 80s, then Clubs of Tunis-El-Menzah and Sfax Doyen respectively in 1992 and 1993.
The real upsurge of the Rotaract movement in Tunisia began in the mid-2000s; starting with the Hammam-Lif and Nabeul Neapolis Clubs in 2004.
Well, there are currently 51 Rotaract Clubs in Tunisia, for a total of 1300 Rotaractors.
We’re providing you with photos of some of the recent organized events by some Rotaract clubs across Tunisia.
Rotaract Tunis Business School
Rotaract Club ESSEC Tunis
Rotaract Club IHEC Carthage
Rotaract Club Tanit Carthage
Rotaract Sidi Bou Saïd
Rotaract Club Mahdia
Rotaract Club Tunis Ennasr
Rotaract Club Tunis Ennasr is a service club that aims to train young adults and engage them in public service activities. Founded in 2009, this club, which has today about 30 members, has been a forerunner in the organization of many successful humanitarian actions (Caravane de Santé, Gen’Hair’Eux…).
For its 10th anniversary, the club has chosen this year to highlight the number 10 by multiplying partnerships with other Rotaract clubs and working with them on many actions.
Don’t miss an opportunity to be part of a fun, dynamic and unique international organization, offering a wide range of activities that will enable you to try something new, whilst having a great time and meeting others. Feel free to reach out to your local University Rotaract Club or contact the Tunisian Rotaract National Convention or Rotaract District 9010 for more information.
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