A global voice for women

Welcome to Soroptimist International - Future African Federation. Soroptimist International is a worldwide service organisation for women. We work to enhance human rights and the status of women and girls so they can achieve their individual and collective potential, realise aspirations and have an equal voice in creating strong, peaceful communities worldwide.


Soroptimist International is committed to a world where women and girls together realize their individual and collective potential, realize their aspirations and have an equal voice in creating strong and peaceful communities around the world.


Soroptimist inspires action and creates opportunities to transform the lives of women and girls through a global network of members and international partnerships.

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Soroptimist International is an organization of more than 75,000 women worldwide. Ask each of them why they chose to be soroptimist and you will be amazed at the diversity of responses: some will say that the smile of a child who has been given hope marks you forever, others appreciate the sharing and the conviviality that they find within their clubs, the works and the projects which take to heart, .... Many reasons which motivate dynamic and committed women to dedicate their time and energy to improving the lives of women and girls. You too, live this magic of sharing! Join us.

Find the Soroptimist club in your area

Increasing number of Soroptimist clubs are springing up in different parts of Africa and the rest of the world. Bellow you will find list of African countries and their clubs. Most clubs are named after the respective town or community. Where a Club has their own website (blue lettering), please follow the link to find out more about the Club itself. To contact a club without a website please contact us.

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Soroptmist en action

Soroptimist International members undertake humanitarian projects at club, national, regional, federation and global levels. SI projects focus on education, empowerment and creating opportunities for women and girls in diverse communities. Projects are structured to meet local needs. Friendship system encourages joint projects of clubs around the world.

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Every 2 years, since the decision of creation, all Soroptimists of the whole world join at SIFAF Conference to discuss workplan concerning the new Federation of Africa’s setting up. It is also a privileged moment of exchange between members of all horizons and an opportunity to give feedback on the actions taken. The next conference will be held in Ivory Coast in 2020. Discover the Ivory Coast since now. Learn more

SIFAF Taskforce Chair’s Appeal

Hello and welcome! My name is Mary Muia the task force chair for the Soroptimist International Future African Federation. We are a worldwide service organization that works for peace and in particular to transform the lives of women and girls.Soroptimist are a network of business and professional women who come together in clubs in their towns for a collective purpose to empower women and girls. Are you out there a woman professional or a business woman who is looking for an opportunity to network with fellow professionals? Don't look further, come join us and become a Soroptimist and we will make a change together to transform the lives of women and girls in your town.

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