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SEW&G – Soroptimist Educating Women & Girls (USA)

This club shares “we believe education is the building block to an enriched life. It also perpetuates a domino effect to the extended family. Progress and strength is determined by one’s education and life experiences. We try to build women and girls’ confidence by mentoring and educating.  As Soroptimists, we lead workshops in: job resumes, […]

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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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Meadows Depot – Chair Renovation (USA)

The club used this project to train the women at Meadows Depot (a woman’s drug recovery facility) to refurbish old worn out chairs.  They addressed the needs of the women to have comfortable and attractive furnishing in their common area, while training the women in a useful skill. 12 club members participated in two workshops.  […]

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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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Teen Programs Across the US

Because You’re Special Suicide, alcohol and drug use and eating disorders are increasing among teenage girls. Alcohol and drug use make girls more susceptible to sexual abuse. These issues are associated with low self-esteem among teen girls. SI Cameron Park/El Dorado Hills used a grant from the Federation to produce a series of skits for […]

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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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