Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who come together to make positive, lasting change in communities at home and abroad.
Why become a Rotarian?
Rotary brings together people like you from all walks of life. Getting involved with Rotary provides benefits to not only communities, but our members as well.
Social Networking Rotary is a great way to expand your social circles, meet new people and make lasting friendships, all while having fun and making a difference.
Develop Your Skills You can share your personal and vocational skills, take up leadership roles, as well as learning from fellow members on activities such as project planning, communications and service delivery
Enhance Your Understanding Events such as the annual Rotary Conference and the international Convention offer opportunities to be inspired by guest speakers and develop your global understanding
Business Opportunities Rotary was founded over 100 years ago as a business networking group, and this still plays a part in Rotary today. Making connections with other members can enhance your professional life.
Enjoy Rewards Rotary Global Rewards, our member benefits program, offers discounts on products and services. It’s Rotary’s way of helping our members spend less so they can do more.
Work with Leading Organizations Rotary’s reputation has allowed us to establish relationships with leading national and international charities, putting us at the forefront of change.
Be Part of a Global Community With 1.2 million members in 35,000 clubs in over 200 countries, Rotary is a global network of neighbours, friends and problem solvers making a difference in our communities
Who can be a Member?
Please note that membership in our Rotary club is by invitation only.
Who can be a member:
Must be recommended by a current member of Rotary Club of Central Yangon
A prospective member must be a person of good character with a good business, professional, or community reputation and also be one of the following:
A Rotary Foundation alumnus
Committed to service with a record of personal involvement
A current or former professional, proprietor, executive, manager, or community leader
Rotary Club of Central Yangon is essentially for Myanmar national.
Be committed to Rotary’s motto – Service Above Self
What are the Responsibilities?
Members are expected to attend bi-monthly club meetings.
They must pay annual dues to their clubs, their Rotary district, and Rotary International, and they’re expected to participate in local or international Rotary club activities or projects. Clubs encourage members to aspire to club leadership or committee roles.
Attendance at the weekly meetings is an advantage as this is where business information is shared, collaborations are made, and friendships are formed.
An attendance record of 50 percent is required to remain an active Rotarian.
Any missed meeting must be made up within 14 days before or after the regular meeting. To accommodate busy schedules, there are various opportunities to make up missed meetings. Please ask the Club Secretary for more details.
The enrollment fee is US$ 300, and annual fee of US$ 700.
Those attending a meeting will also need to pay US$ 25 for the meal.
Part of Annual Fee includes the dues that the club is required to pay to the Rotary District and Rotary International. Rotary International uses the majority of the dues they receive to fund projects worldwide, and Myanmar may reap the benefit of the funds in the future in the form of project grants.
Donations are welcomed by the Rotary Club of Central Yangon or to any of the projects that we support.
Individuals who are interested in membership should attend at least three meetings consecutively. This is so that you can learn more about us and we can get to know you.
Those proposing Prospective Members should complete the Member Proposer Application Form and pass it to the Club Secretary at the meetings or send by email.
The Membership Committee will review the application and pass their decision to the Board.
The Board will approve or reject the candidate’s membership within 30 days.
Members are then informed of the decision.
Members are able to object to the candidate and have 7 days in which to do this. If they have an objection, it must be put in writing giving reasons for the objection. The Board will then vote on the matter at their next meeting.
If there is no objection, the Prospective Member is elected into the membership.