Our summer outing was our own version of T in the Park. We hade a treasure hunt round Pittencrieff Park in Dunfermline followed by tea and cake at the Peacock Tearoom. The treasure hunt was won by Margaret and Fiona shown here with their prizes.
Coffee morning held at the Ecology Centre at Kinghorn Loch. Despite the rainy day we had a lovely catch up and enjoyed the home made scones and coffee.
17 members received long service certificates at the AGM on the 28th of April. 10 members received their on the night with a further 7 being delivered to members who were not able to come to the meeting. An amazing total of 553 years service between them all.
Work in progress on the latest Ecosan toilet block as part of our Rwenzori project. Even in these difficult times it is great to see the work being carried out.
On Thursday 10th of December to celebrate International night we held a zoom meeting with our friendship link clubs. 49 people were able to attend and we heard what each club had been doing during the year and what they hoped to do in the coming year. Soroptimists from Trondhiem in Norway, Johannesburg in South Africa, Masaka in Uganda. Bielsko Biala in Poland and Haverford West in Wales joined us for the event.
Club secretary Claire delivered 27 hand knitted and crocheted blankets to Women’s Aid as part of our efforts during the 16 days of activism to raise awareness of violence against women, Each blanket had an orange card attached saying the blanket was made specially for you and we hope it keeps you cosy. They were much appreciated by the staff at Women’s Aid and will be given to the children currently being supported
Club members campaign for the elimination of Violence against women. All our club members took part in the photo put together by President Abby
Members setting out on the 10 mile virtual kilt walk in aid of our SIGBI Project Empowering Girls in Nepal. It was a lovely day for the walk. There was a socially distanced stop for lunch at KInross. Suitably dressed in their kilts the ladies raised over £600 for the project which was doubled by Sir Tom Farmer.
Two of our members have submitted stories to the Big Story Project which is part of the SIGBI project Empowering Girls in Nepal. Our programme action team leader Helen tells of her childhood growing up in Kenya and past president Anne Evan-Wong tells of her time in Brunei and a young mother and newly qualified GP.