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Empowerment of women in Tunisia (Netherlands)

Women in Tunisia, a country in democratic transition, have a need for support to help them actively participate in the new democracy and thus work towards a more peaceful society in the near future. The Soroptimists of both Tunisian clubs will be able to connect better with the international women’s organizations and SIE in particular. […]

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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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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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