End Polio

On this page you can help Grantham Sunrise Rotary and Rotary International End Polio in the World

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation donate £2 for every £1 donated through Rotary.  Your £1 is worth £3 to Rotary’s End Polio Now campaign.

Watch Bill Gates: – https://www.facebook.com/rotary/videos/together-we-can-end-polio/873647837193514/

What is Polio?

Polio, or poliomyelitis, is a paralyzing and potentially deadly infectious disease that most commonly affects children under the age of 5. The virus spreads from person to person, typically through contaminated water. It can then attack the nervous system.

Learn more about the disease

Rotary has contributed more than $2.6 billion to fight polio, including matching funds from the Gates Foundation, and countless volunteer hours since launching its polio eradication program, PolioPlus, in 1985.