Happy Kids Yoga

Project head: Iza (Carol) Iza, our SIPJ member, is also a professional yoga instructor. She has championed two “Peace Through Yoga” annual events in 2007 and 2008 for SIPJ and has now committed to teaching Happy Kids Yoga two Saturdays a month to children from a welfare home. Happy Kids Yoga not only gives the…

SWP EEC – Day 8 – SI Upper Hutt and back to SI Wellington

The next morning, Phyllis Fitzgerald (and Dorothy and Jackie) drove me around to see one of SI Upper Hutt’s projects – the Teen Parent programme, which is supported by SI Upper Hutt. This programme provides secondary schooling for teenagers who are pregnant or already parents. There is childcare available and a creche onsite and classroom…

Agape Home Visit

After visiting agape kids at their home-school classrooms, we break for a southern Indian lunch. After lunch we visited the living quarters of some of the kids from Agape.

SWP EEC – Day 5 – Wellington, New Zealand!

I was met at Wellington airport by my host for the first night, Ms Bernice Croft, and Kristeen Johnston – both of SI Wellington. It was my first trip to New Zealand and Wellington so they gave me a scenic route to Bernice’s lovely apartment. Bernice is an amazing lady, who has been a Soroptimist…

SWP EEC – Day 4 – Travel to Gold Coast, Australia

The following day, Any Aryany from SI Jakarta, Chris Knight from SI Moreton North Inc and I left via Air Asia to Coolangatta Airport, Gold Coast. Chris had joined us in KL in her capacity as SWP EEC Project Coordinator and SISWP Friendship Link Coordinator. She was on the same flight as us on her…

SWP EEC – SI Working Sessions, KL

The SWP ambassadors had two working sessions at SWP President Siew Yong’s office. Firstly, Dato’ Anusha Santhirasthipam gave a clear, enlightening and informative presentation on the SI-U.N. Connection. When we only look at club or region level, Soroptimists may not be aware of the powerful standing Soroptimist International has at the United Nations and the…