Rotaract originally began as a Rotary International youth program in 1968 at Charlotte North Rotary Club in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, and has grown into a major Rotary-sponsored organization of over 10,904 clubs with over 250,792 members in 184 countries. It is a leadership and community service organization for young men and women between the ages 18–30. “Rotaract” stands for “Rotary in Action”, although the name originally comes from a combination of “Rotary” and “Interact” (International + Action), the high school level programme created by Rotary International in 1962.
The Rotaract Club of Tema Meridian is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Tema Meridian and have been duly chartered among various Clubs of Rotary District 9102, which includes Ghana, Togo, Benin and Niger. The Club was officially chartered on the 25th August, 2015 with club ID 212702. The Club since its inauguration has participated in Rotary’s global activities and has undertaken numerous projects and programs with projects ranging from reading clinics, blood donation etc. The Rotaract Club of Tema Meridian has established its position as a service organization. The success attained by the Rotaract Club of Tema Meridian is attributable to the teamwork of its members and to the Rotary ideal of "service above self".