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Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte hosts women empowerment forum

Posted on 12/1/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, held a women empowerment forum with 60 women from the municipality of Marcos.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte provides groceries to new mothers

Posted on 12/1/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, distributed 14 pails of groceries to new mothers at the club's adopted OB Charity ward in Governor Roque Albian Sr. Memorial Hospital of Laoag.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte conducts sewing workshop

Posted on 12/1/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, hosted a skills training workshop with the Laoag City LGU. The workshop focused on building sewing skills on items such as pajamas, pillowcases and they also taught the students how to make chicken cor



Zonta Club of Leilehua makes waves for film company

Posted on 12/1/2021
The Zonta Club of Leilehua, USA, donated 500 USD to Making Waves Film LLC., to support the completion of "I of the Water: The Unwritten Life of Sia Figiel."



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte distributes groceries

Posted on 11/30/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, personally distributed 60 pails of groceries to disadvantaged women from the Municipality of Marcos.



Zonta Club of Cleveland celebrates its centennial anniversary

Posted on 11/29/2021
On 5 November 2021, the Zonta Club of Cleveland, USA, celebrated its 100th anniversary of supporting women and children in its local community and around the world.



Zonta Club of Bangkok XI provides aid to flood victims

Posted on 11/26/2021
The Zonta Club of Bangkok XI, Thailand, delivered survival kits and necessities to victims of the recent flood disasters.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte hosts webinar to understand oneself and accessing one's potential

Posted on 11/26/2021
On 17 November, the Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, partnered with DepEd Ilocos Norte to host the USAP Tayo Understanding Self and Accessing One's Potential webinar.



NPUST Golden Z Club assists at the Creative Cultural Market

Posted on 11/26/2021
The National Pingtung University of Science and Technology (NPUST) Golden Z Club, Taiwan, had its first club activity at the Pingtung Creative Cultural Market.



Zonta Club of Kankakee reviews their Zonta core competencies

Posted on 11/24/2021
The Zonta Club of Kankakee, USA, had several members gathered together to review their Zonta core competencies.



Zonta Club of Hong Kong helps underprivileged families with e-learning during COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on 11/23/2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many schools to do e-learning, which can be stressful for underprivileged families with no access to internet and digital devices. The Zonta Club of Hong Kong launched a service project to benefit these families.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte hosts Breast Cancer Survivor Kit: A personal journey webinar

Posted on 11/23/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month by hosting a webinar.



Z Club of Childlink High School produced music video on ending child marriage

Posted on 11/22/2021
The Z Club of Childlink High School, the Philippines, held two competitions to advocate ending child marriage in their community and made a music video.



Zonta Club of Parma discusses future of culture and the next generation

Posted on 11/20/2021
The Zonta Club of Parma, Italy, discussed about Culture and Community: recovery, resilience and inclusion.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte celebrates Zonta International's birthday with induction ceremony

Posted on 11/20/2021
The club had a joint induction of club officers from the Ilocos Norte National High School Z Club and the Mariano Marcos State University CTE Golden Z Club.



Zonta Club of Hong Kong premiers video on teenage pregnancy prevention

Posted on 11/20/2021
The Zonta Club of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, created and produced an animated video called "The Story of Siu Ann and Siu Ning" to advocate teenage pregnancy prevention.



Zonta Club of Dhaka IV celebrates Zonta International's 102 birthday

Posted on 11/17/2021
On 8 November, the Zonta Club of Dhaka IV celebrated Zonta International's 102nd birthday at Zontian Mafrude Khan's boutique, Shesher Kobita.



Zonta Club of Kankakee decorates Zonta Christmas tree at museum

Posted on 11/17/2021
The Zonta Club of Kankakee, USA, decorated a Christmas tree to spread Christmas cheer and word of Zonta to their community.



Zonta clubs in Norway participates in national fundraiser to fight against child marriage

Posted on 11/16/2021
Every year on the last Sunday of October, there is a huge national fundraising event in Norway. This year, the campaign supported Plan Norway and the theme was Girls, Not Bride.



Zonta Club of Cebu II supports local female artists in virtual art fair

Posted on 11/15/2021
Realizing there is gender disparity persists in their local art community, the Zonta Club of Cebu II, Philippines, subsidized the registration fees of 15 female artists in TUBÒ.



Zonta Club of Kauai assists local food bank

Posted on 11/14/2021
The Zonta Club of Kauai, USA, assisted the Kauai Independent Food Bank in distributing food at the Kauai Veteran's Center.



Zonta Club of Kauai gives back on Gratitude Saturday

Posted on 11/14/2021
The Zonta Club of Kauai, USA, and guest volunteers gathered on Gratitude Saturday at the Kukui Grove Center with the Kauai Independent Food Bank and Kumu's Cupboard.



Zonta Club of Brisbane celebrates its 50th anniversary

Posted on 11/12/2021
The Zonta Club of Brisbane, Australia, celebrated its 50th anniversary. They marked this celebration by naming a legal trailblazer for her work to stop a national violence crisis against First Nations women as the winner of the club's 2021 Advancemen



Zonta Club of Maroochy Inc plants Seeds of Change: a community forum on gender-based violence

Posted on 11/10/2021
On 22 May, the Zonta Club of Maroochy Inc, Australia, hosted the Seeds of Change, a community forum on gender-based violence.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte empowers women through cosmetics

Posted on 11/10/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, supported one of their Golden Z Clubs' Self Expression Through the Art of Make-Up event



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte donates wheelchair to commemorate Zonta International's 102 birthday

Posted on 11/10/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, celebrated Zonta International's 102 birthday by donating five wheelchairs.



Zonta Club of Kauai gives big mahalo to Sue Kanoho

Posted on 11/10/2021
The Zonta Club of Kauai, USA, would like to give a big mahalo to Sue Kanoho, their November speaker.



Saint Michael's College of Laguna Golden Z Club and Z Club hosts OKtober 2021 Breast Care Forum

Posted on 11/8/2021
On 24 October, Saint Michael's College of Laguna Golden Z Club and Z Club, Philippines, partnered with the I Can Serve Foundation Inc, Quezon City Medical Society and the Zonta Club of Laguna to conduct a virtual Oktober2021 Breast Care forum.



Zonta Club of Aparri celebrates United Nations Day to make the world a better place

Posted on 11/4/2021
The Zonta Club of Aparri, Philippines, celebrated United Nations Day with a hopeful message, to be one with the world to alleviate the pandemic and make it a better place.



Zonta Club of Helsinki III became Santa's little helpers

Posted on 11/4/2021
For many years, the Zonta Club of Helsinki III, Finland, celebrate Christmas time by having a Christmas dinner and exchanging presents. However, the club wanted to do something more this year.



District 31 holds online biennial conference

Posted on 11/4/2021
On 23-24 October, District 31 held their first online biennial conference in Taiwan. Almost 400 Zontians from Taiwan and Mongolia showed up on the first day.



District 11 reminisces the biennium at their district conference

Posted on 11/3/2021
District 11 held a Reminiscing on Your Biennium roundtable at their district conference made up of some past governors.



District 11 collects bras for local organization

Posted on 11/3/2021
For the 2020-2022 biennium, the District 11 Board selected Free The Girls as their district service and advocacy project. Free The Girls is an international non-profit organization devoted to helping women rescued from sex trafficking reintegrate int



Zonta Club of Kankakee marches on to their 19th annual Empowerment Walk

Posted on 11/1/2021
The Zonta Club of Kankakee, USA, held their 19th annual Empowerment Walk to support survivors of domestic violence with Harbor House, a local domestic violence shelter.



Zonta Club of Cebu II hosts short film festival on teenage pregnancy

Posted on 10/30/2021
The Zonta Club of Cebu II, Philippines, launched a short film festival to raise awareness of teenage pregnancy, which coincides with early, child and forced marriages.



Zont Club of Cebu II organizes virtual Caring for Your Wellbeing gathering

Posted on 10/30/2021
On 16 October 2021, the Zonta Club of Cebu II, Philippines, teamed up with the USPF Golden Z Club and the Z Club Childlink High School Cebu to organize a virtual Caring for Your Wellbeing gathering of Z and Golden Z clubs.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte celebrates United Nations Day

Posted on 10/29/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, celebrated United Nations Day with a Grand Parade of Nations.



District 5 holds governor's conference

Posted on 10/27/2021
District 5 recently had its governor's conference in Newark, Ohio.



Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao looks back on quarterly achievements

Posted on 10/27/2021
The Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao, Philippines, is a member of the Regional-Inter-Agency Council on Violence Against Women and their Children (RIAC-VAWC).



Zonta Club of Hilo awards $6,000 in Microgrants to Women

Posted on 10/26/2021
The Zonta Club of Hilo presented $6,000 in four microgrants for “Pay It Forward” 2021. This award program supports women entrepreneurs on Hawai‘i Island who are starting a new business or working to expand an existing business.



Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao celebrates United Nation Day

Posted on 10/23/2021
On 24 October 2021, the Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao celebrated United Nations Day.



Zonta Club of Brisbane jazzes up education awards event

Posted on 10/21/2021
The Zonta Club of Brisbane held a Jazz in the Garden event to hand out education awards to empower women and girls in completing their studies.



District 30 climbs to the top

Posted on 10/21/2021
During the District 30 conference, Zontians climbed up to the peak of Breithorn, a mountain in the Alps, from 24-25 September 2021.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte holds water hyacinth crafting class

Posted on 10/21/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, joined the City Government of Laoag for the Water Hyacinth Skills



Zonta Club of Laguna provides for students in need

Posted on 10/19/2021
The Zonta Club of Laguna, Philippines, launched a service project on 6 October 2021 to provide school supplies to financially stripped students in public schools.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte drops off booklet on violence against women protocols

Posted on 10/19/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, dropped off 150 Barangay VAW Desk booklets to the office of Batac City mayor Albert Chua for distribution. In the booklet, the club provided training on the protocols and procedures on violence against wom



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte continues to provides free medical, legal and counseling consultation

Posted on 10/19/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, commenced its eighth month of its monthly program offering free medical, legal and counseling services to women and children.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte donates wheelchairs

Posted on 10/19/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, cooperated with the Laoag City Government and the Laoag City Social Welfare and Development Office to donate ten wheelchairs.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte presents webinar on cybercrime

Posted on 10/19/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, presented a webinar on cybercrime with the Mariano Marcos State University College of Teacher Education, the Integrated University Laboratory Schools and the Ilocos Norte National High School.



Zonta Club of Laguna provides free flu and HPV vaccines

Posted on 10/17/2021
The Zonta Club of Laguna, Philippines, collaborated with the office of Zontian Congresswoman Len-Len Alonte Naguiat to provide free flu and HPV vaccines to low-income women in their community.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte conducts forum on teenage pregnancy and early marriage

Posted on 10/16/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte conducted a No to Teenage Pregnancy and Early Marriage forum with the SK Federated of Laoag City.



Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao joins Scaling Up Nutrition Movement

Posted on 10/15/2021
On 13 October 2021, the Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao, Philippines, joined the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement Regional Orientation (SUN), hosted by the National Nutritional Council, Regional Office II.



Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao obtains Zonta Forest and Garden

Posted on 10/15/2021
The Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao, Philippines, signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Metropolitan Tuguegarao Water District where the club will be responsible for a five-hectare area in the watershed at Penablanca, Cagayan.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte hosts Speak Up, I'm Here program

Posted on 10/15/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, partnered with the Bahay Pag-Asa Youth Center of Laoag and the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte for the Speak Up, I'm Here program.



Zonta Club of Hiidenvesi organizes charity auction

Posted on 10/14/2021
The Zonta Club of Hiidenvesi, Finland, partnered with a local art supply store to organize a charity auction.



District 16 holds virtual conference, raising money for Foundation

Posted on 10/12/2021
Zonta members from across New Zealand came together for the recent District 16 Conference hosted by the Zonta Club of Rotorua.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte celebrates International Day of the Girl Child

Posted on 10/11/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, celebrated International Day of the Girl Child with Calayab Elementary School.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte holds basic self-defense classes

Posted on 10/11/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, partnered with the Gender and Development Office of the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte to hold basic self-defense classes.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte raises awareness on women's health

Posted on 10/11/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, joined the City Government of Laoag's lecture to raise awareness on women's health.



Zontians from District 9 recognize, react and respond

Posted on 10/7/2021
On 2 October, District 9 Zontians spend the day learning about advocacy issues, advocacy work, and communicating with local leaders on pressing topics such as child marriage.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte gives to orphanage

Posted on 10/4/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, held a gift giving at Tahanag Carmela D'Amore, a female orphanage.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte donates recreational items

Posted on 10/4/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, donated board games and other recreational indoor activity sets to the Occupation Therapy Section at Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital Center (MMHC) in Batac City.



UN Committee from Zonta Club of Dhaka IV hosts climate change awareness event

Posted on 10/4/2021
The U.N. Committee of the Zonta Club of Dhaka IV, Bangladesh, partnered with the Inner Wheel Club of Gulshan to host an awareness and advocacy session on climate change.



Zonta cycling team bikes to Leuven 2021

Posted on 10/4/2021
Zontians from District 27, Area 6, formed a cycling team for a Leuven 2021 tour.



Zonta e-Club of Thailand 1 co-hosts Rose Day and COVID-19 event

Posted on 10/3/2021
The Zonta e-Club of Thailand 1, Thailand, partnered with the Zonta Clubs of Bangkok 1, Bangkok 2 and Bangkok 8 to commemorate International Women's Day and Zonta Rose Day.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte donates tablets to aid students

Posted on 10/1/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, donated 40 tablets with sim cards and cellular Wi-Fi to make it easier for students to transition to their online curriculum.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte donates school supplies

Posted on 10/1/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, packed and distributed 375 school supplies bundles to students from elementary to secondary school.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte financial aids patients

Posted on 10/1/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, partnered with the Karmelli Clinic and Hospital to create the Together We Heal: A Surgical Mission Amidst Covid 19 project.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte distributes COVID-19 PPE

Posted on 10/1/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, distributed COVID-19 personal protective equipment (PPE) and the guidelines of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID).



SMCL Golden Z Club and SMCL Senior High School Z Club celebrate International Day of Peace

Posted on 9/30/2021
The Saint Michael's College of Laguna (SCML) Golden Z Club and the SMCL Senior High School Z Club, Philippines, hosted a virtual celebration observing the International Day of Peace.



Zonta Club of Kankakee provides hygiene products

Posted on 9/29/2021
The Zonta Club of Kankakee, Illinois, USA, designated the Fortitude Community Outreach as one of their local service projects.



Zonta Club of Hamina looks to the future with tree planting

Posted on 9/29/2021
The Zonta Club of Hamina, Finland, planted trees in the newly opened Oolanninpuisto park.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte plans planter making project

Posted on 9/28/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, collaborated with Bahay Pag-Asa Youth Center to hold the Planter Making Project.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte says NO to teenage pregnancy and early marriage

Posted on 9/28/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, handed out over 4,500 brochures to Say NO to Teenage Pregnancy and Early Marriages.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte holds parenting forum

Posted on 9/28/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, partnered with the Population Commission of the City Government of Laoag to hold the Responsible Parenthood forum



Zonta Club of Cebu II launches virtual Walk for Women walkathon

Posted on 9/27/2021
The Zonta Club of Cebu II, Philippines, is launching their first virtual Walk for Women walkathon.



District 23 hosts conference webinar

Posted on 9/26/2021
District 23 held its district conference online from 10 September to 12 September.



Zonta Club of Bunbury holds International Literacy Day event

Posted on 9/26/2021
On 19 September, the Zonta Club of Bunbury, Australia, held a book drive.



Zonta Club of Chang-Hua awards Zonta Scholarship

Posted on 9/25/2021
The Zonta Club of Chang-Hua, Taiwan, held the annual Zonta Scholarship Award ceremony on 18 September.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte hosts skill training workshop

Posted on 9/22/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, partnered with Laoag’s City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) to host a skill training workshop.



Zonta Club of Kauai hosts fellowship event

Posted on 9/17/2021
The Zonta Club of Kauai, HI, USA hosted a fellowship event with members and prospective members as guests.



Zonta Club of Dhaka IV sponsors workshop on female health

Posted on 9/16/2021
On 7 September, the Zonta Club of Dhaka IV sponsored an Awareness and Advocacy on Women Health Hygiene, Birth Control, and Safety Against COVID-19 workshop.



Zontians from Sanremo aids refugees from Afghanistan

Posted on 9/13/2021
Club President Cinzia Papetti and Lorena Grossi from the Zonta Club of Sanremo joined their local Italian Red Cross to aid Afghan refugees.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte starts "Well-Being in the New Normal" webinar series

Posted on 9/11/2021
After recognizing a need to address the spike in mental depression in their community, the Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte created a two-part “Well-Being in the New Normal” webinar series.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte promotes protective laws for women and children

Posted on 9/11/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte held a Protective Laws for Woman and Children forum with speaker Attorney Josephus Nerez.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte finds alternative source of income

Posted on 9/11/2021
In response to the economic instability caused by COVID-19, the Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte partnered with the Laoag City Agriculture to provide a financial solution for 15 housewives from Barangay 23.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte hosts blood drive

Posted on 9/10/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte partnered with the Laoag Masonic Lodge 71 and the Ilocos Chapter of the Philippines Red Cross to host a blood drive.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte hosts webinar on mental and emotional wellbeing

Posted on 9/8/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte co-hosted a webinar with the Z Club of Ilocos Norte National High School and the Z and Golden Z Club of Mariano Marcos State University.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte funds students during COVID-19

Posted on 9/7/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte donated funds to Principal Gerry Gareon and Z Club Advisor Anabel Blanes.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte distributes relief packs and hygiene kits

Posted on 9/7/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte visited Barangay Casili in Laoag City to distribute relief packs for families in need.



Zonta Club of Punta del Este-Maldonado takes action on climate change

Posted on 9/5/2021
The Zonta Club of Punta del Este-Maldonado, Uruguay, inspired by President Sharon's Statement on Climate Change, wants to create a greener, cleaner, and equal society in their city.



In loving memory, Zonta Club of Brussel Zavel shares their founder's story

Posted on 9/2/2021
In the spirit of “sharing is caring,” and because the members of the Zonta Club of Brussel Zavel, Belgium, feel that more significant, important women should have their own square of a street named after them, the club started looking for ways to h



Zonta Club of Dhaka IV hosts a Climate Change Awareness and Advocacy session

Posted on 9/1/2021
On 14 August 2021, The Zonta Club of Dhaka IV held a Climate Change Awareness and Advocacy program with students and their mothers who are a part of the Education project at the Gulshan Ladies Community Club.



Zonta Club of Long Island sends relief to Haiti

Posted on 8/26/2021
In August 2021, The Zonta Club of Long Island made a large donation to the Daughters of Wisdom, who have missions in Haiti.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte offers free counseling, medical and legal consultations

Posted on 8/19/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, continues its free medical, legal and counselling services program.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte partners with locals to organize a community pantry

Posted on 8/18/2021
Inspired by the surprising emergence of community pantries in different areas across the country, the Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte organized a community pantry.



Zonta Club of Cebu II conducts COVID-19 community engagement communication strategy

Posted on 8/15/2021
With COVID-19 cases rising in many communities and neighborhoods in Cebu City, the Zonta Club of Cebu II partnered with UP Medical Alumni Society - Cebu Chapter and the Cebu City government to help in the COVID-19 information drive.



Zonta Club of Cebu II distributes hygiene and dignity kits to 200 women

Posted on 8/15/2021
The Zonta Club of Cebu II delivered hygiene and dignity kits to 200 women deprived of liberty (PDLs) at the Mandaue City Jail-Female Dormitory to assist the government in supporting vulnerable women and girls affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.



Zonta Club of Leilehua volunteers to provide diapers for families in need

Posted on 8/13/2021
The Zonta Club of Leilehua, USA, volunteered at an Aloha Diaper Bank wrap party.



Zonta District 31 provides COVID-19 emergency relief to immigrants in Taiwan

Posted on 8/12/2021
In May 2021, due to the COVID-19 epidemic in Taiwan, economics and people’s living were severely affected and the new immigrants especially had a great impact on family livelihoods.



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