One of the avenues of service within Rotary is that of International Service, where clubs in affluent countries carry out projects in developing countries to provide financial and technical assistance that is not found in those countries. All international projects must be in partnership with a Rotary Club in the host Country.
A member of the Rotary Club of The Entrance, David Waterhouse, with his wife Dianne, through RAWCS (Rotary Australia World Community Services) been travelling the to Nepal and other Asian countries carrying out international projects for the past 20 years,
These projects include
- Donating and installing Catheterization Lab X-ray machines in Nepal, Mongolia, Sri Lanka and Fiji
- Eye Camps in Mongolia and Nepal
- Electrifying and Ceilings in Community Hospitals, Eye Hospital and Technical Institutes in Nepal.
- Earthquake relief work in Nepal
- Polio immunisation in India
- Youth Leadership Training (RYLA) in Timor Leste.
The Rotary Club of The Entrance has been generous in using some of the charity money raised by the club to finance some of the projects especially in Nepal.
The club is currently trying to organise in association with a Rotary Club in Nepal and other clubs within NSW a $US 60,000.00 Global Grant. This grant will be used on three projects