Soroptimist International
Club of Vihiga

An International club whose mandate is to Educate, Empower & Enable Women & Girls.

An International service club that brings together professional women from all over Kenya to Educate, Empower & Enable Women & Girls.

Our Story

Soropimist International (SI) is a global volunteer movement formed in 1921 that works to transform the lives of women and girls.

With around 72,000 club members in 121 countries, SI works at a local, national and international level to Educate, Empower & Enable opportunities for women and girls.

Global

121

Countries

The governing body of Soroptimist International (SI) as it is today was formed in 1952.

Currenly, SI consists of 5 federations each corresponding to a geographical region:

  • SI of the Americas (SIA),

  • SI Europe (SIE),

  • SI Great Britain & Ireland (SIGBI),

  • South West Pacific (SISWP),

  • SI Africa Federation (SIAF).

Africa

106

Clubs

The creation of the SI Africa Federation (SIAF) was officially inaugurated by the President of Soroptimist International 2020 - 2021, Sharon Fisher at the Soroptimist International Annual General Meeting (SIAGM) on 30 June 2020.

SIAF is currently comprised of 4 regions:

  • Nothern Region,

  • Eastern Region (Kenya falls here),

  • West & Central Region,

  • Southern Region.

Kenya

13

Clubs

In 1979 the first Soroptimist International Club was chartered in Nairobi. Beldina Simba was the Charter President.

In 1996, Soropimist International Kenya Country (SIKC) which is the governing SI body in Kenya was formed.

Over the years, the growth of SI clubs in Kenya has remained steady, with the count currently standing at 13.

  • Nakuru

  • Kakamega

  • Mombasa

  • Kisumu

  • Eldoret

  • Maseno

  • Mumias

  • Karen Blixen

  • Kisumu Winam

  • Nairobi Millimani

  • Nairobi Central

  • Vihiga

  • Embu

Vihiga

25

Members

In the year 2020, Soropimist International Club of Vihiga (SIV) was officially chartered in Vihiga County, Kenya.

The SIV story begins here...

“Women and girls will achieve their individual and collective potential, realise aspirations and have an equal voice in creating strong, peaceful communities worldwide.”

Our Vision

The Club

Soropimist International Club of Vihiga (SIV) was chartered in Kenya on the 7th of March 2020.

Maximillar A. Luchacha was the club's charter President, and Juliet Wamiri the charter officer (on behalf of Shoshi Frenkel).

SIV Group Photo
34 Members were chartered.
Meet Our

Leadership Team

MS. RUTH WANJIKU NGUGI
MS. RUTH WANJIKU NGUGI
DELEGATE 2
MS. ANAMBO VERONICA
MS. ANAMBO VERONICA
DELEGATE 1
DR. NOEL MALANDA
DR. NOEL MALANDA
CONSTITUTION & BY-LAWS CHAIR
Our Projects

JULIUS AND DORAH DINING HALL AND MODERN KITCHEN

The Julius and Dorah Children's Home Modern Dining and Multi-Purpose Hall is a flagship project by S.I Sisters Vihiga Chapter under the Elimination of Gender-Ba ...
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