SI Chaguanas

Soroptimist International of Chaguanas
Date Chartered: August 2009
Monthly Business Meeting: 3rd Friday, monthly at 5.30pm


Welcome to SI Chaguanas

Soroptimist International of Chaguanas, since its inception just under two years ago, has contributed to the Chaguanas community in the areas of education and economic and social development.

Following are some of our recent activities:

  • Literacy programme in Chaguanas North and South Secondary Schools
  • Legal advisory and mediation clinics
  • Lectures to students on HIV/AIDS and Domestic Violence
  • Ongoing support to a family whose members suffer from a rare disease, ataxia
  • Partnering with the Chaguanas Borough Corporation for Clean Up and Beautification Project
  • Partnering with Chaguanas Borough Corporation for Christmas Music in the Park, which showcased the talents of Central students
  • Two very successful annual fundraising tea parties to finance projects.

SI Chaguanas has commenced work on its long-term project to create a Senior Activities' Centre in its region.



President Christine Cole
President Elect Aletia Alleyne
Vice President Tara Birju
Immediate Past President Veena Badrie-Maharaj
Treasurer Bina Maharaj
Secretary Claire Watson
Programme Action Officer Sandra Persad
Membership Officer Tara Birju
Executive Floor Member Veronica Dolan-Samuel
Executive Floor Member Nalini Parasram-Rajballie