Empowering Women Since
Learn How We Do It.
Through Soroptimist International —a worldwide volunteer service organization, we come together as professional women from all over Kenya to Educate, Empower and Enable Women & Girls.
Best For Women.
Welcome to
Soroptimist International

We are a global volunteer movement working together to transform the lives of women and girls.

Through our network of around 72,000 club members in 121 countries, we work at a local, national and international level to Educate, Empower & Enable opportunities for women and girls.

SI consists of 5 federations each corresponding to a geographical region:

  • SI of the Americas (SIA),

  • SI Europe (SIE),

  • SI Great Britain & Ireland (SIGBI),

  • South West Pacific (SISWP),

  • SI African Federation (SIAF).

the Meaning


The name Soroptimist was coined from the Latin soror meaning sister, and optima meaning best. Therefore, Soroptimist is perhaps best interpreted as ‘the best for women’.

Our Vision

Women and girls will achieve their individual and collective potential, realise aspirations and have an equal voice in creating strong, peaceful communities worldwide.

Our Values

The principles of Soroptimism are to strive for:

  • The advancement of the status of women

  • High ethical standards

  • Human rights for all

  • Equality, development and peace

  • The advancement of international understanding, goodwill and peace

Our Mission

Soroptimists transform the lives and status of women and girls through education, empowerment and enabling opportunities.


Years in Kenya






Active Projects

News & Updates
About Our Activities in Kenya

Through Soroptimist International Kenya Country (SIKC), the SI agenda is extended in Kenya.

Get the latest news and updates concerning the activities of soroptimists from across the country.

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Empowerment & Partnerships for Equality

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Meet Our
Board Members
Rosemary Adhiambo
Rosemary Adhiambo
Judith Apondo
Judith Apondo
Immediate Past President
Alice Micheni
Alice Micheni
Finance Director

Find a list of SI clubs in Kenya, their contact details, and steps on how you can join and become a club member.