Celebrating World Environment Day

A special meeting was held in June to celebrate World Environment Day which falls on the 5th,  and we had a special guest for the occasion, Dr. Seema Ghate, a Ph. D in Environmental Botany doing research in plants that minimize … Continued

Advocacy in support of ‘School for Justice’

SI Poona held an Advocacy Programme  on 15th April 2017 jointly with the University Women’s Association, Pune. A presentation   on   the “SCHOOL FOR JUSTICE” was made by Ghazala Shaikh  of  “Free a Girl Movement “ which is supported by Dutch … Continued

Our 26th Charter Night

Soroptimist International Club of Poona celebrated their 26th annual Charter Night on the evening of Sunday, 9th April 2017, at the PYC Gymkhana. Ms. Lata Krishnan, NASI president, was our special guest for the occasion. She commended SI Poona for … Continued

Meeting our friend Dorothee Schmalz from Freudenstadt, Germany

Dr. Dorothee Schmalz, founder president and also the present president of our Friendship Link club of Freudenstadt in Germany, was in Pune for a brief visit. Although she was on a business trip and had a very hectic schedule, she … Continued

International Women’s Day

  SI Poona celebrated International Women’s Day along with the staff members of Jagruti, a local NGO run by their senior member Ms. Jayashri Kale.Jagruti helps underprivileged women and girls to stand on their own feet by imparting education, training, … Continued

World Food Day

World Food Day was celebrated in October with great bonding and camaraderie among the members. They met at a local restaurant for a sumptuous lunch to mark the day, as well as a celebration of the Diwali festival, a few … Continued

Celebrating International Literacy day and International Peace Day

Soroptimist International Club of Poona celebrated International Literacy Day and the International Day of Peace in their September meeting. Scholarship cheques were awarded to 15 deserving girl students pursuing different branches of study at the college level. The list included … Continued

Fundraiser for Girl ChildEducation

An audiovisual show on the life and songs of the noted singer of yesteryears, Ms. Geeta Dutt was presented by Mr. Vishwas Kale. It was a nostalgic evening of haunting and ever popular melodies showcased with their film history.  The … Continued

World Yoga Day

SI Club of Poona celebrated World Yoga Day with a talk by Mr. Bhinde, a Yoga teacher who has been practising Yoga for the past 30 years. He stressed the need to practise Yoga, which can help rid us of … Continued

Our Silver Jubilee Charter Night

A big celebration had been planned to mark the Silver Jubilee of the Charter of Soroptimist International Club of Poona. It was  held on 7th April 2016 at the ‘Classic Rock Coffee Company’ at Kalyani Nagar. All members with their … Continued