The object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:

  • First: The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service.
  • Second: High ethical standards in business and the professions recognition to the worthiness of all useful occupations and the dignifying by each Rotarian of his/her occupation as an opportunity to serve society.
  • Third: The application of the ideal of service by every Rotarian to his/her personal, business and community life.
  • Fourth: The advancement of international understanding goodwill, and peace through the world fellowship of business and professional people united in the ideal of service.