zonta

International Activities

In Melbourne, Australia – June 24-29, 2006.

Attended Convention/Inducted Vice Area I Director – Teresita Castro

District and Area Activities

Conference

Place

Date

Attendees

10th Conference

Hong Kong

Nov. 5-7, 1999

Teresita Castro

Fashion Show Com

Sonya Gatmaitan

Travel/Tours Com

12th Conference

Manila

Oct. 10-12, 2003

Teresita Castro

Fashion Show Com

Sonya Gatmaitan

Welcome/Tours Com

13th Conference

Kuantan, KL

Sept. 16-18, 2005

Teresita Castro

Fashion Show Com

Sonya Gatmaitan

Travel/Tours Com

16th Conference

Manila

Aug. 26-28, 2011

Teresita Castro

Fashion Show Com

Sonya Gatmaitan

Hospitality/Welcome Com

Linda Marquez

Welcome Com

Fundraising Activities 

  • Show/Dinner/Dance with the New Minstrels held at Club Filipino jointly with two Zonta Club friends – Greater Rizal II and Mandaluyong-San Juan II. Ballroom dancing fundraising at EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
  • Donations from Corporations/Business Associates and other individuals/friends of Club members.
  • Movie/film “Wolverine” shown at Magnolia, Robinson last year 2013.
  • Voluntary donations from generous Club members.

Advocacy

Participated in seminars/symposium/workshop on Violence Against Woman with special guest speakers from PNP, Department of Health, government and non-government agencies, jointly with the Zonta Club of Quezon City.

Oftentimes, participate in symposiums of “NO TO VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN” & in issues of Human Rights of Women & Children during UN Day and other times initiated by Zonta and other organizations with similar advocacies.

Service Projects

  • Skills training programs for women using recycled materials for accessories and bags to provide livelihood in depressed areas in San Juan. Aptly named, “LIKHANG KAMAY”– is an on-going project. Seminars/workshops on environment/waste management/health/wellness are likewise continuously conducted.
  • In 2005, awarded one (1) unit of GK (Gawad Kalinga) in Zontaville, Mandaluyong to a family whom we will adopt and give assistance to in various ways.
  • Medical missions in Baliwag, Malolos, Parañaque, Metro Manila and recently in San Juan with the cooperation of PCSO (Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office).
  • Outreach activities to orphanages, houses of abused women and unwed mothers.
  • Donations of relief goods, blankets, clothes and toys for the typhoon victims of Ondoy and Yolanda and the earthquake victims of Bohol.
  • Christmas parties (2012 & 2013) and gift-giving to the Sisters of the Poor (Elderly Institution in Manila) (cash, toiletries, cosmetics, fancy scarfs, etc).
  • Zonta Manila III Induction next
  • Zonta Rose Day next
  • Sisters of the Poor Christmas Party next

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