Soroptimist International of the Americas
Philippines Region (A Foundation),Inc.
Sampaguita Society is a group of women linked together in the Soroptimist ideals of making the difference in the lives of women and girls, working towards a common goal of empowering people and communities through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.
Sampaguita Society was established in 2003 by the Soroptimist International of the Philippines Foundation (SIPF) to raise funds to support the projects and programs of SIAPR in uplifting the lives of women and girls.
Sampaguita Society is a major donor recognition program for individuals of SIAPR. It supports the Live Your Dream Award and the Dream It Be It. The cash awards given to the district winners of Live Your Dream and the cash support needed by the Dream It Be It comes from the Sampaguita Society fund.
Why the name Sampaguita?
Sampaguita is country’s National flower, the color is white which represents the Soroptimist women’s adherence to purity of intention and uprightness in all its dealings.
The Sampaguita flower is usually used as a lei, a symbol of the club’s link and interconnection with one another. As a member of the Soroptimist International, the club continues to link with other people who believes in the principles of the organization, thereby making a big difference in the lives of women & girls, the community and the country as well.