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Empowering Disadvantaged Women through Education and Leadership Opportunities (Australia)

Women with issues of drug and alcohol abuse need additional support to access education and gain the confidence to move on to employment opportunities. This project provides a supportive environment and counselling while a local school provides additional lecturers. The women need access to assistance with course fees, childcare, computers and stationery as well as […]

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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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