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Live Your Dream: Changing lives and society

Every year, Soroptimist distributes more than $2 million in education and training grants to about 1,500 women all over the world. Over half of the recipients are survivors of domestic violence,
trafficking or sexual assault. Nearly all of the women and their families have overcome enormous obstacles including poverty, teen pregnancy, and drug or alcohol addiction.

 

  • When women learn - families live healthier lives

  • When girls go to school - they are more likely to get paying jobs and to make financial contributions to their families, and their nations

  • When girls have educated moms - they are more likely to be enrolled in school and reach higher levels of education

  • When women are educated - their countries are more likely to see economic growth.