Rotaract is an international organisation of service clubs for men and women aged 18-30 that
fosters leadership and responsible citizenship, encourages high ethical standards in business
and promotes international understanding and peace.
Rotaract was founded in 1968 and is a program of Rotary International. Rotaract Clubs work
under the guidance of their local Rotary Club, and take their name from a combination of the
words Rotary and action. Rotaract Club of Shah Alam was chartered in 1983 and its name is
took from it guardian,
Rotary Club of Shah Alam
Today, there are some 160,000 members in more than 6,700 RotaractClubs around the world.
Clubs draw members from the community or are organized as an extracurricular activity for
college students. Rotaractors should be of good standing and reputation in their communities.
Rotaract Clubs conduct formal meetings, usually every two weeks,which feature speakers,
tours of local businesses, cultural activities, discussions, and visits to other clubs. Rotaractors
utilise weekends for service project work, social events, and professional and leadership
development workshops. The
Rotaract Club of Shah Alam
meets on 1st and 3rd Friday of
each month, 7.30pm, at Kelab Shah Alam (Shah Alam Club) in Shah Alam.
Every Rotaract Club is part of a District Rotaract Organisation. It is ran by elected
representatives with support from sponsoring Rotarians. The District Organisation plans
regional conferences, develops regional projects, holds club leadership training programs,
and sponsors special events to strengthen the bond among clubs.
Rotaract functions internationally through a committee of Rotaractors and Rotarians. This
committee works with Rotary International to plan an annual day-long forum held prior to the
Rotary international convention. This event offers Rotaractors from all over the world the
chance to meet, discuss issues of mutual interest, and develop friendships based on
international goodwill and understanding. Every three years Rotaractors conduct another
international meeting called
, named from the words international and Rotaract.
The goals of Rotaract:
To develop professional and leadership skills.
To emphasize respect for the rights of others, based on recognition of the worth of each individual.
To recognise the dignity and value of all useful occupations as opportunities to serve.
To recognise practice and promote ethical standards as leadership qualities and vocational responsibilities.
To develop knowledge and understanding of the needs problems and opportunities in the community and wouldwide.
To provide opportunities for personal and group activities to serve the community and promote international understanding and goodwill to all people.
Rotary District 3300
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