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Teacher Registration Assistance (Fiji)

A request came from Save the Children Fiji to assist their Pre-School Teacher Aids in paying for their Teacher Registration with the Ministry of Education. These Teacher Aides are from the disadvantaged communities which have all been affected by the two floods at the beginning of the year. The club decided to assist a female […]

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Principal for a Day (USA)

This club supported three female student teachers in participation of their community visiting school principal program and funded a scholarship for a student teacher to further pursue her own education in teaching. The Soroptimists recognised the lack of opportunities for young women to experience realistic educational opportunities in their personal development as educators, as well […]

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Improving Job Opportunities (USA)

Women convicted of crimes have a difficult time finding employment after being released from prison. Employment increases the chances of a successful transition into the community post-incarceration. In Northeastern Connecticut in the US, women transitioning out of incarceration are further hampered by their rural location. SI Willimantic supported incarcerated women to seek and secure work-release […]

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Revive Social Net (Brazil)

A high number of jobs in Canoas are part-time, temporary and informal jobs. It is particularly difficult for young women to attain work. As a result, they are susceptible to sexual exploitation, drug use, sex trafficking and unwanted pregnancy. To address these issues, SI Canoas provided at-risk women with the opportunity to attend a certification […]

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Start-Up Sewing Business (USA)

The club had an established relationship with an orphanage in Mexico and a social worker in Guatemala. Both dreamed of helping women and girls learn the skill of sewing for sustained employment, but neither had the means to obtain the necessary start-up equipment.  Members learned about the estate of a business owner who stipulated in […]

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Glacytramujuas Cooking School (Brazil)

This project set out to address the lack of job opportunities available to marginalized women of the Campo Comprido district, who are susceptible to trafficking, drug use and unwanted pregnancy as a result of their poor economic situation. SI Curitiba Gloria created a semi-professional kitchen and classroom to train at-risk girls and women for employment. […]

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SI Rio Negro members with New Times participants

New Times, SI Rio Negro, Brazil

The members of SI Rio Negro, Brazil, provided housekeeping skills training to domestic violence survivors through their club project New Times. Such programmes are particularly important for domestic violence survivors as they allow participants to achieve economic freedom and independence. The club purchased classroom supplies, cleaning equipment and supplies and cooking materials. Club members developed […]

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