Lions Clubs International

Founded in 1917 by Melvin Jones in the USA, Lions Clubs International is the largest international service organisation in the world. A family of members spanning from Australia to Brazil, from South Africa to Scandinavia – all united by a common motto – “We Serve”.

Lions throughout the world accomplish varying activities, from cornea transplants to the supplying of hearing aids, creating awareness of diabetes, promoting peace amongst the youth, fostering international relations through youth exchange and developing and creating awareness amongst the youth through Leo Clubs. LCIF, the organisation’s international grant-providing wing, brings in much needed grants for training facilities, medical units and disaster relief in times of need.  There are around 1.3 million Lions around the world in over 48,000 Lions Clubs.