Posted on Apr 15, 2019
 Loading the container in Coquitlam.          Container arrives in Chile.
The 15,000 residents of Pozo Almonte, a small community in northern Chile, are most grateful for a shipping container loaded with 284 items of needed medical and dental equipment and supplies. It was sent from Vancouver by Rotary World Help (RWH) in February. RWH is a non-religious, non-political charity run by 45 Rotary clubs mainly in BC.
This container was the 395th shipped to 62 countries on five continents since RWH was founded in 1993.. This brings the estimated total of people helped to almost 12 million around the world, at a total estimated value of goods shipped of $138 million.
Earlier this year, Rotary clubs in General Santos, the southernmost city in the Philippines on the island of Mindanao, received medical and dental equipment, plus books and student desks for needy communities in the region,
For more information about Rotary World Help please visit