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1 2004 Rotaract Art Auction Austin College - April 15, 2004 Rotary International Overview Rotaract Sudanese War Refugees in Egypt African Hope Learning Center

2 2004 Rotaract Art Auction Austin College - April 15, 2004 Rotary International Rotaract Clubs work under the guidance of their local Rotary Club Today, there are some 165,000 members in more than 7,000 Rotaract Clubs in 151 countries. Rotaract Clubs of the American University in Cairo at a Fundraiser. Rotaract Rotaract is an international organization of service clubs for men and women aged that fosters leadership and responsible citizenship, encourages high ethical standards in business and promotes international understanding and peace. ‘Rotaract’ = Rotary + Action

3 2004 Rotaract Art Auction Austin College - April 15, 2004 Rotary International Sudanese War Sudanese Conflict - between the Arab Muslim northerners of Sudan, (the base of the Government), and the black Africans of the south. The Toll Since 1983: Nearly two million people have died. ~ 80% of southern Sudan's estimated five million people have been displaced.

4 2004 Rotaract Art Auction Austin College - April 15, 2004 Rotary International Sudanese War At least one out of every five southern Sudanese has died because of the 17-year civil war. More than 3 million refugees in Egypt. Egypt is a gateway to freedom for millions of refugees escaping the famine, repression and civil wars of the African continent. Most of these refugees are young people, who have escaped the hardships of war, torture and oppression.

5 2004 Rotaract Art Auction Austin College - April 15, 2004 Rotary International Hundreds of thousands of people have fled fighting in Sudan's war-torn areas Everyone from the very old Refugees in Egypt

6 2004 Rotaract Art Auction Austin College - April 15, 2004 Rotary International Rebels say government-backed Arab militias are conducting ethnic cleansing - the government says the rebels are bandits.... to the very young have been caught up in the fighting. 3 4 Refugees in Egypt

7 2004 Rotaract Art Auction Austin College - April 15, 2004 Rotary International Another 500,000 people have fled their homes but remain in Sudan, aid agencies say. Another 500,000 people have fled their homes but remain in Sudan, aid agencies say The land on both sides of the country is desolate, offering little shelter to those on the move. 5 6 Refugees in Egypt

8 2004 Rotaract Art Auction Austin College - April 15, 2004 Rotary International Another 500,000 people have fled their homes but remain in Sudan, aid agencies say. The refugees have access to some medical care but not much. And they have little expectation that their situation will drastically improve. 7 9 Refugees in Egypt

9 2004 Rotaract Art Auction Austin College - April 15, 2004 Rotary International Another 500,000 people have fled their homes but remain in Sudan, aid agencies say. African Hope Learning Center Egypt’s Population: 70 million people (a quarter of the population beyond the poverty line) Christians enjoy all rights with few exceptions. Meanwhile, life is rather difficult for refugees Cairo, Egypt

10 2004 Rotaract Art Auction Austin College - April 15, 2004 Rotary International Another 500,000 people have fled their homes but remain in Sudan, aid agencies say. African Hope Learning Center With the help of UNHCR most of these children will emigrate to the United States, Canada, Australia or Finland. Students study english, the environment, geography and the arts. It is crucial for them to have a basic education.

11 2004 Rotaract Art Auction Austin College - April 15, 2004 Rotary International Another 500,000 people have fled their homes but remain in Sudan, aid agencies say. African Hope Learning Center Food and Education Costs for the School are $150,000 per year. The AHLC relies primarily on donations from North Americans and Europeans. With nearly 500 children, the cost is $300 per year. In other words, $25 = Food & Education for One Child, for one whole month

12 2004 Rotaract Art Auction Austin College - April 15, 2004 Rotary International Another 500,000 people have fled their homes but remain in Sudan, aid agencies say. African Hope Learning Center Thank You for Your Time Questions?


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