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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!

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


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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.


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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


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DEATHS FROM AIDS EVERYDAY

8,000


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NEW HIV INFECTIONS EVERYDAY

14,000


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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)


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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


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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


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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


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HIV , Health and Your Community: A Guide for Action” at work in Tanzania


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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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For more information aboutFriends of RAP(a project of the Rotary Club of Los Altos)CLICK HERE


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Rotary CAN make a difference


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Join with us today! Promote Rotary involvement in the fight against AIDS!


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Thank Youfor getting involved!


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