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Not Me ! Not Here!. In 1989, AIDS became a reality for members of the Rotary Club of Los Altos, California USA. . Los Altos Rotary AIDS Project. Produced video: “The Los Altos Story” Won 1990 George Foster Peabody Award for Excellence in Broadcasting Now available on DVD in 7 languages.

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not me not here
Not Me! Not Here!

In 1989, AIDS became a reality for members of the Rotary Club of Los Altos, CaliforniaUSA.

los altos rotary aids project
Los Altos Rotary AIDS Project
  • Produced video: “The Los Altos Story”
  • Won 1990 George Foster Peabody Award for Excellence in Broadcasting
  • Now available on DVD in 7 languages
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Los Altos Rotary AIDS Project
  • Dude Angius, President of the Rotary AIDS Project, was asked to address the 1992 Rotary International convention in Orlando, Florida.
hiv aids impacts everyone
HIV/AIDS Impacts Everyone
  • Through lost family, friends and acquaintances
  • Through decreased economic productivity
  • Through increased medical costs
  • Through psychological harm from fear and losses
hiv transmission risks
HIV Transmission Risks

YES

  • Unprotected sex
  • Mother to child
  • Injection drug abuse
  • Shared dirty needles

NO

  • Kissing
  • Insects
  • Toilet seats
  • Coughing or sneezing
  • Condoms*

(*Not 100% safe)

the los altos rotary aids project strives to
The Los Altos Rotary AIDS Project strives to:
  • Change attitudes and behaviors
  • Educate others about AIDS
  • Support those afflicted with the disease
  • Encourage Rotary involvement
what a rotary club can do
What a Rotary Club Can Do

SHOW “The Los Altos Story”

…how AIDS changed the opinions, outlook and lives of three Rotarians, their families and anentire community…

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What a Rotary ClubCan Do

PRESENT a Community AIDS Symposium

  • Materials available from The Los Altos Rotary AIDS Project
  • www.RotaryAIDSProject.org
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What a Rotary Club Can Do

PARTNER with other Rotary Clubs through Project Match

  • Clinics
  • Educational materials
  • Local prevention and/or treatment programs
  • www.RotaryAIDSProject.org
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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

“Grassroot Soccer”

Professional soccer players in Africa – heroes to the young people – train as role model educators and lead AIDS awareness and prevention clinics for 11-17 year olds, reaching over 200 children each week. Partner: Rotary Club of Bulawayo

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Kathmandu, Nepal

  • Dr. Pushpa Bhatt operates
    • HIV/AIDS clinic for counseling, condoms, treatment, referral, testing, preventing HIV mother-to-child transmission with Nevirapene
    • Foster homes for children of HIV-infected sex workers (77 children on waiting list)
  • Partner: Rotary Club of Kathmandu
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What a Rotary Club Can Do

SPONSOR distribution of “HIV, Health, and Your Community”

  • Provide practical HIV/AIDS information to health care workers and educators
  • Encourage involvement of community leaders
the los altos rotary aids project
The Los Altos Rotary AIDS Project
  • Distributed 5,000 copies of “HIV, Health, and Your Community”
  • Sponsored by grant from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation
  • Encouraged Rotarians to sponsor AIDS projects
what a rotarian can do
What a Rotarian Can Do
  • Share this vision
  • Present this program
  • Promote Rotary involvement
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What a Rotarian Can Do

JOIN Friends of RAP

As a Friend of RAP, your contribution will make a difference by helping the Rotary AIDS Project continue funding projects that:

  • Change attitudes and behaviors
  • Educate others about AIDS
  • Support those afflicted with HIV/AIDS
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