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Soroptimist International is an NGO that describes itself as a "global volunteer movement working together to transform the lives of women and girls. Our network of around 80,000 club members in 130 countries and territories works at a local, national and international level to educate, empower and enable opportunities for women and girls".

Soroptimist International has completed three solar cooker installation in Fiji as part of their "See Solar, Cook Solar" program to provide a cleaner and more environmentally friendly cooking solution for women in rural and island locations.

Recent news and developments

News

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  • October 2015: Soroptimist International reports that they have completed their third and final solar cooking installation in Fiji. This final solar cooker was installed at the Kubulau District Primary School in Bua, Vanua Levu. As with the previous installation, students were given the opportunity to share their knowledge of solar energy with the Soroptimist International Team. Community members participated in the the installation and received training on how to properly use the solar cooker, showing great enthusiasm through the entire process. Read more...
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Sai, one of the recipients of a solar cooker as part of "See Solar, Cook Solar", proudly poses with her pot of cooked cassava, a root crop native to Fiji. Photo: Soroptimist International

  • June 2015: Soroptimist International announced on June 17th that they completed their second solar cooker installation in Fiji. The installation, which included training for the community on how to use the cooker, is located at the Nelson Palmer SDA Primary School in Navosa, Fiji. Read more...
  • May 2015: Soroptimist International completed the first solar cooking installation in Fiji as part of their "See Solar, Cook Solar" program. The goal of the program is to provide a cleaner and more environmentally friendly cooking solution for women in rural and island locations. Read more...


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External links

Contact

Soroptimist International Headquarters
87 Glisson Road
Cambridge
CB1 2HG
United Kingdom

Email: hq@soroptimistinternational.org
Web: http://www.soroptimistinternational.org
Twitter: @SoroptiTweet
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Soroptimist-International/155559744494272

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