Many strategic initiatives by Rotarians are transforming lives. A Rotary Club in Durango, Colorado sponsored a program that provides solar lights to homes in the Navajavo reservation, allowing residents to continue to work locally.
 
Article by Kate Sieber; photograph by Ben Fredman.   
  
 
"According to a 2016 assessment, about 16,000 Navajo homes don’t have access to electricity; in an
area known as The Checkerboard, in northwestern New Mexico, it can be particularly challenging to gain access to utilities."
 
 
Source: Rotary International