What do we do – as a region?

image 3 web smallThere are ten Soroptimist clubs across East Anglia.

Together we have supported a number of international projects. Always, a member of one of our clubs acts as link, visiting the project regularly to make sure that not a penny is wasted. Our recent projects include:

  • The renovation of two small schools in Malawi, by providing new toilets and a new classroom. We also provided new winter clothing for the children and our club funded football kit for two football teams.
  • The training of two AIDS nurse through the Hillcrest project in a South African township. Both were thrilled and told us how it had impacted on them and their families and colleagues – their own daughters and fellow-nurses are now determined to get themselves educated! Our picture shows the workshop, set up to help recovering patients put their lives back together and care for their families.

We are now determined to improve the lives of children in Kenya are are working with a local nurse for:

  • The elimination of jigger in the Kwale region of Kenya – this is managed by a member of the Great Yarmouth club.