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Friendship Link Clubs

Vilnius Old Town, Lithuania

Jackie Paling met up with members of our Friendship Link club at the Soroptimist International Conference in Malaysia in July 2019.  Previously a group of members enjoyed a splendid 10th Anniversary weekend with Soroptimist members from around the world.

Banjul, The Gambia

During Judy Nixon’s year as president, she chose to support a market garden project in The Gambia and later went out to visit the project; here she is admiring the rice crop.At the recent Barbados Conference, Jean Tyler and members were able to meet up with friendship link club Banjul.  The photograph shows President Jean presenting a cheque to Jane Clement (in the middle) and Catherine Goswell  ( on the right).



Several club members visited Grenada after the Barbados conference.

The photograph shows members of both clubs visiting one of the projects helped by SI Grenada.

Amsterdam Amstel

Many club members have enjoyed stays with their friendship link in Amsterdam.  There have been a number of friendship weekends which provide wonderful opportunities to visit various sites around Amsterdam with some of the ‘locals’.  More recently members have held joint meetings using Zoom.

Georgetown Tasmania

Club members have met up with members of the Georgetown at the SI International Conference over the years and one or two members have also visited each other’s clubs.  One of our founder members, Margaret Weller,  travelled extensively with her work as an Aero Ambulance Nurse and was able to meet up with the Georgetown Soroptimists.  Recently the two clubs met up via Zoom and hope to repeat this at the end of November.

Katmandu, Nepal

Katmandu is our newest Friendship Link club.  Through this connection, the club has undertaken to fund a Nepalese student through her law studies at the university of Katmandu.  Club members Penny and Dee (back row left) have visited the club.