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…

SWP EEC Day 2 – Tourism Malaysia, Putrajaya/KL

The SWP EEC ambassadors were guests of Tourism Malaysia for a full day, starting with a visit to the Tourism Malaysia office in Putrajaya. A group photo at Tourism Malaysia lobby. Ambassadors at the Tourism Malaysia meeting room. The Director-General of Tourism Malaysia addressing the SWP ambassadors. A group photo with the Director-General of Tourism…

SWP EEC Day 1 – Soroptimist International Club Friendship day, KL

The SWP EEC Programme began with all 17 ambassadors congregating in Kuala Lumpur to celebrate Soroptimist International Friendship day on October 3rd, 2013. At a dinner hosted by SISWP President, Puan Sri Siew Yong Gnanalingam, the ambassadors met each other for the first time and several shared their presentations of their club projects.   Hayley…

Soroptimist International South West Pacific EECP 2013

This SISWP Educate, Exchange Connection Program 2013 is the initiative of SISWP President Puan Sri Siew Yong Gnanalingam. Sharon Saw from SIPJ was very privileged to be one of four ambassadors chosen from Malaysia. She represents SI Petaling Jaya and will be visiting SI Wellington and three other clubs in that region. The other three ambassadors…

BBQ Fund Raising

Raised funds for Tong Sin Home for the aged & desolate Lotus Care Centre – shelter home for 15 children and 16 old folks Project YASI (Youth Against Social Ills)

CSR Project for KAF

Club member Suria has once again tied SIPJ up with the KAF Youth Cricket Tourney at Selangor Club, Bukit Kiara. It is a CSR project for KAF, and they allocate funds for charities then. In 2011, SIPJ received RM2,000 from them. This time around, our Project SHINE has been selected as two of the main…

Conference of Clubs

Conference of Clubs (COC) was held in New Zealand. COC is a biennial meeting of all the clubs in the SI federation known as Soroptimist International of the South West Pacific(SISWP). SIPJ members were proud to be there to celebrate our very own club member Puan Sri Siew Yong being installed as President of SISWP…