Professor Peter Cardon of our District's Rotary E-Club has just returned from leading 13 college students on a work tour at a Rotary Orphanage in the Dominican Republic.
Dr. Cardon is the Director of International Programs at the University of South Carolina.
"The students were fantastic workers at the Orphanage and interacted extensively with the children" according to Rotarian Cardon.
adds: "They painted the exterior of the Orphanage over the course of just three days!"
reports that many people at their hotel were so impressed with his
students that they said: "We feel more hope for solving the world's problems with such a wonderful younger generation!"
The ARMANDO ROSENBERG HOME AND SCHOOL is named after a PDG in the Dominican Republic.
It is located in the largest barrio in Santo Domingo.
On its fifteen acres it also provides a free medical clinic, a large high school, and a source of clean drinking water for the surrounding population.
Upon returning home, Dr. Cardon's
students plan to promote the ORCHID FOUNDATION
that supports the school financially and materially.
It is headed by Rotarian Harold Wooden.
The website is www.orchidfoundation.org.
is the International Service Chair for our District's ROTARY E-CLUB OF SOUTHEAST USA AND CARIBBEAN.
has worked and travelled in some forty countries.
Rotarian Cardon can be contacted by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org