ROTARY ACTION GROUP FOR COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

~ Creating Opportunity by Investing in Communities ~

In communities around the world, families struggle to meet their needs for
food, shelter, work, and economic security.

OUR MISSION

The mission of the Rotary Action Group for Community Economic Development (RAGCED) is to be a source of knowledge and expertise that helps Rotarians plan, implement, and manage impactful and sustainable economic development projects and create lasting change in poor and underserved communities

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Investing in Communities Takes Many Different Forms

·     Building the capacity of local entrepreneurs and social businesses through education, microcredit, mentoring and networking

·     Empowering local community leaders, organizations, and networks to support economic development

·     Developing opportunities for rewarding work and access to sustainable livelihoods

TRAINING & SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

·       Empowering marginalized communities by providing access to economic opportunities and services such as education, mentorship, and business training.

·       Addressing gender or class disparities that prevent access to rewarding work and access to markets and financial services

 

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

·     Increasing access to renewable energy and energy-efficiency measures to create sustainable and economically resilient communities

·     Empowering communities to develop practical environmental and conservation skills for economic gain through lessons learned and best practices

 

DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

 

·     Strengthening communities' ability to respond to environmental and climate-related hazards and natural disasters

·     Developing and supporting community-based emergency preparedness services to improve economic resilience

 

The RAGCED global network of experts is ready to help you create successful, impactful, and sustainable projects that invest in communities and change lives!

 

Our Board

Is committed to helping RAGM members and Rotarians interested in learning more about microfinance. To read their bios click here.

Official RAGM Address
Rotary Action Group for Community Economic Development
67 Arundel Avenue,
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M4K 3A3

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