Educate to Lead: Nepal
Soroptimist International is a global volunteer movement working together to transform the lives of women and girls.
Our network of around 80,000 club members in 132 countries and territories works at a local,
national and international level to educate, empower and enable opportunities
for women and girls. Click HERE to read the April 2016 edition of Global Voice.
The December 10th President's Appeal 2015-2017 is 'Educate to Lead: Nepal', which seeks to Educate, Empower and Enable women & girls in Nepal to overcome adversity, and develop leadership skills that will in turn benefit entire communities. Calling on the collective power of Soroptimist International, the Appeal is launched with the announcement of the first three inspiring projects.
The first project supported is The Australian Himalayan Foundation and its Teacher Training & Quality Education Programme. Project Two is a Soroptimist project proposed by SI Truckee Meadows, which works to remove the barriers to education for women and girls in Nepal. The Tharu Women's Project is the third project to be supported by the Appeal. Developed by SI Oita-Midori, Japan it aims to provide literacy opportunities to 200 women. Click here to read more.
'Local to Global' is a 54-page brand new advocacy tool celebrating the work of Soroptimist International at local, national and international levels. The booklet includes 'Men & Boys, an interview with Michael Kaufman' of White Ribbon; 'Human Trafficking - A Portrayal' by Linda Witong, President of Soroptimist International of Marin County, California; together with inspiring stories of Soroptimist projects around the globe Educating, Empowering and Enabling women and girls and much more. Click HERE to view the PDF.
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