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Knickers for Knowledge (UK/ Zimbabwe)

Many children in Sub-Saharan Africa are deprived of education. Girls of post-puberty age are further disadvantaged due to the shortage of school segregated toilets with water and lack of sanitary pads. A girl loses approximately 13 learning days in every school term, or up to 24 weeks out of a possible 144 weeks of learning […]

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Reusable sanitary towels in Kenya

Reusable Sanitary Towels (Kenya)

The Kibagare Girls Football team is a group of girls from the Kibagare Slum in Nairobi. The team was formed to give the girls positive non-formal education. Being from disadvantaged backgrounds, the girls’ families are unable to buy sanitary towels for them. As a result, the girls have to use unsanitary materials which may also […]

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Girls School in Southern Sudan (USA)

Soroptimists in the US decided to help orphan girls in Southern Sudan attain a basic education. To do so, they supported a local foundation that opened the School for Orphan Girls in Duk Payuel, Republic of Southern Sudan. The goal of the foundation is to educate girls that can return to their homes as young […]

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Wakimbizi Supports Ariet (Australia)

These Soroptimists funded the education and living expenses for Ariet, a Sudanese refugee living in Nairobi. After Ariet completes her education, she will return to her community to work within her community on development projects. This will be a significant leadership role for Ariet and her community. Club: SI Cambridge, W.A., PFR: 26922

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Scholarships for Higher Education for Girls (India)

This club has been motivating about half a dozen young girls from severely depressed families to consider continuing to tertiary education after secondary. It was most encouraging to see that when the School Board Examination results from their secondary education were announced, these girls had fared very well. The academic success also built up their […]

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The Educational Fund of the Union of Norway (Norway)

The Education Fund of Norway aims to support girls’ and women’s education through scholarships. The Soroptimists supporting the fund recognise that education empowers women and provides a platform for future leadership. The overall need for education in countries with limited opportunities for girls and women is the reason why this project was started. The board […]

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Kizuna Scholarships (Japan)

This club decided to give a grant of 20,000 a month to a girl who transferred from Fukushima, to a school that the club has supported in the past. They have committed to provide this support until her graduation. The project was held as part of Maebashi Club’s 35th anniversary memorial project. It was a […]

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