Rotary honors Draper
personal attention to field coordination of this project.
Jan is committed to educating women in underserved communities. She truly believes that the women are at the core of every community. If women are educated and strong, in turn we will have strong communities. She has coordinated
in 3 villages in remote hinterland region that has a hunting and gathering culture. She prepared a needs assessment, developed project activities in the villages, facilitated community development workshops, coordinated the delivery of Train-the-Trainer Workshops, collaborated on development of training video’s by the indigenous trainers; assisted 2 communities in obtaining Canada Fund grants to build a community center and guest house. In addition she designed and coordinated the delivery of an El Nino Relief project which provided seeds, gardening tools and training in organic gardening methods.
In her spare time, she has volunteered as an English teacher in China, and participating in a wide variety of civic works at home.
In addition to her Foundation work in Guyana, Jan has been President of her club two times. At the District level, she is our current chair of the Ambassadorial Scholarship Committee, and incoming Assistant Governor.
Rotary’s main objective is service – in the community, in the workplace, and around the globe. The 1.2 million Rotarians who make up more than 34,000 Rotary clubs in nearly every country in the world share a dedication to the ideal of Service Above Self. Rotary clubs are open to people of all cultures and ethnicities and are not affiliated with any political or religious organizations. Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service and encourages high ethical standards in all vocations.
– Interment Ceremony, Saturday, June 16th 2012 at 2 p.m. Apple Grove Cemetery (at corner of Cedarville and Marlington Roads) Reception afterwards at Dufferin Heights Country Club, Stanstead.