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Soroptimist International is a global volunteer movement of service clubs of women in business and profession. There are over 90,000 members in 3000 clubs in 125 countries across the globe .

SI Madurai is the 12th Soroptimist club in India. It was inaugurated on 1st July 2009 with 30 women from Madurai, Sivakasi, Dindigul, and Rajapalayam areas. It was chartered in June 2010 with Founder President as Anita Rajrajan. Each SI local Chapter identifies socially relevant causes and works towards its development and sustainability.

SI Madurai has charted out its priority each year, from working on creating awareness among the Madurai public in minimizing the use of hazardous plastic materials, and responsible disposal of plastics to creating a scholarship fund to facilitate the college level education of girls, to creating green spaces in the city in the form of the Cosmo Green Park etc.

PRESIDENT’S WELCOME MESSAGE

Strong Women are women who will
lift and build others, who
will love and be loved, women who live
bravely, both tender and fierce.
Women of indomitable will”

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Founder President Of SI Madurai

Mrs Anitha Rajarajan

2009 -2012

The Madurai chapter of Sorpotimist International was formed on July 2, 2009. Office bearers from SI Chennai Downtown [the Mother Club of SI Madurai] Kshiti Davey, President; and Naina shah, Secretary ; conducted the proceedings to install the office bearers of the nascent club. The inaugural function was held at Hotel Sangam in Madurai. Around 25 women from Madurai and adjoining towns like Sivakasi and Rajapalayam were present. The office bearers elected for the first two years were Anitha Rajarajan, President; Sunita Rabindranathan, Secretary;  Valli Annamalai, Treasurer; and Dr Nandhini Murali, Programme Action Committee(PAC); and Dr.Haripriya, Vice –president.

Former Presidents Of SI Madurai

  • Mrs. Sabina Ali
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  • Mrs Anitha Rajarajan
    2009-2012
  • Mrs Divya Gupta
    2012 - 2013
  • Mrs. Sukanya Jagannathan
    2013 - 2014
  • Dr. Sudha Dheep
    2014 - 2015
  • Mrs. Latha Abiruben
    2015 - 2016
  • Mrs. Sangeetha Ranjit
    2016 - 2017
  • Mrs Chitra Ganapathy
    2017 - 2018

Our Projects

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2018 - 2019
  • The Green Exhibition - 2019
  • Shubhra Shomani’s Farewell
  • President Visit to Calcutta June 2019
  • Miyawaki Project and Follow up - 5th June 2016
  • President Dr. Janet was invited as Chief Guest to celebrate Nurses Day
  • Five Days Residential Summer Camp
  • Education scholarship fund for 4 students
  • AGM and Installation on 04-04-2019
  • “Green Project” Kitchen Garden Project on World Environment Day
  • World Environment Day Celebrations at Mahatma School
  • Women Psychology
  • Thaichi
  • SI Wellness
  • Awarded for effective waste mgmt in city
  • Eradicate Cancer
  • Joseph Blind School Visit
  • Sponsorship to visually able girl
  • Charter day
  • Water Project:
  • END POVERTY THROUGH EDUCATION
  • Better Skills Brighter Future
  • Workshop on Social Media Networking
  • Mothers Day Celebration
  • Environment Day 5 June 2018
  • AGM and Installation Function
  • Anbagam School Visit
  • Kalikappan Village Project
  • Woman of The Year
  • Smart Class
  • SI Heritage Israel Sisters
  • SI Madurai Garbage Project
  • Seed Project
  • NASI Meet
  • LDC MOTIVATION PROG
  • INDUSTRY 4.0 JT WITH CII FOR SY 11.9
  • Good Touch
  • Fellowship
  • ANBAGAM
  • Spoken English Classes By Anitha Rajarajan And Jayanthi Annamalai
  • Ptr Park Design Student Winner
  • Education Project
  • 2011 woman of the year
  • Rally against use of plastic
  • Woman of the Year Award 2013
  • LAUNCH OF Go Green Composters Project- 4th September 2013
  • Good Touch Bad Touch Project At Karur in Chettinad 23rd August 2013
  • PROJECT GOOD TOUCH BAD TOUCH - 19.7.2013
  • Blood Testing and Donation Camp . 1.7.2013
  • Scholarship for two students of Siddhu Matriculation School
  • Value Education
  • Corporation School gets Smart classroom
  • Pooja of PTR Park and Inauguration
  • Charter Day of SI Madurai
  • Woman of the year award to Dr. Natchiar
  • November Fun and fellowship and Khamba project.
  • September 14th 2014 Charter Day Anniversary
  • RO (reverse osmosis) Drinking Water Project-Narasingampatti
  • Environment Day Project
  • INAUGURATION OF TWO ROOMS DONATED TO ABLE KIDS SCHOOL-27.11.15
  • Donation of Physiotherapy Equipment To Able Kids School
  • National President visit to SI Madurai-November 2015
  • WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD 2015
  • EDUCATION EMPOWERMENT FUND -APRIL 2015
  • Grooming session March 29th 2015
  • GENDER SENSITISATION-GOOD TOUCH BAD TOUCH PROGRAMME-10.5.2015
  • SI MADURAI SCHOLARSHIP FUND
  • Smokeless stove project
  • Hygiene project – Mother to Child
  • PAINTING COMPETITION
  • SOROPTIFEST -ORGANIC EXPO 2015
  • WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY -JUNE 5TH ,2015
  • Fun and Fellowship at Fortune Pandian Hotel
  • SI Madurai Scholarship Fund for Empowerment through Education (SIMFEE).
  • Green Umbrella – We Adopted Miyawaki method of planting trees.
  • 15th October 2015 White Cane Day
  • January 2015 Fun and fellowship
  • NASI installation at chennai was attended by Si members Anitha, Sudha and Latha.

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Soroptimist International

90,000 + Members

Soroptimist International is a global volunteer movement with a network of over 90,000 club members.

125 countries

We are working in 125 countries to improve the lives of women and girls locally, nationally and internationally.

350 Clubs

Our advocacy work and on-the-ground projects directly contribute to helping women and girls access their human rights.

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