Chartered: March 31, 1995
Soroptimist InternationaI of Alabang was chartered on March 31,1995 thru the initiatives of SI Makati and SI Paranaque South headed by its presidents – Cely Ng and Marita Alegre respectively. They guided the fledging body of the women of Alabang with varying traits, character and ideals but with one common goal, that to be of help to the women and girls of Alabang Muntinlupa City in particular by committing their time, talent and treasure. The charter president Agnes Valencia still sits on the Board of Directors to date while charter members Norma Gutierez and Emelita Paderna are still active members of SI Alabang.
The club is now on its 24th year of existence and it still has long way to go. A lot of things are waiting to be done to help make other women and girls aspiration in life become a reality and we are still here ready and willing to serve with integrity and purpose.
President: Lourdes Dimaguila
President Elect: Carmina Lacson
Vice President: Virgie Alatiit
Secretary: Selim Nastor
Treasurer: Liza Alfelor
Auditor: Ria Almendral
PRO: Meg Loyola
Board of Directors
CP Agnes Valencia
PP Marisol Tugade
PP Marilee Victorio
PP Rosario Acierto
PP Liza Alfelor
PP Farah Acierto
IPP Shellane De Castro
Roster of Members
Shellane De Castro
Membership Pillar Chair
Program Pillar Chair
Public Awareness Pillar Chair
Fund Raising Pillar Chair
Noteworthy projects throughout the years
Construction of a day care, library & computer center building in Purok 5A & 7-A in Alabang.
Conducted health fairs, nutrition and health seminars, medical dental missions, healthy baby contest, milk feeding program for malnourished children, polio and measles vaccination, free chest x-rays, etc.
Seminars on breast cancer awareness, blood-letting
Waste management and environmental protection seminars, clean and green projects, tree planting, etc.
Provided Scholarship grants to marginalized deserving students
Adoption of SPED classes for the autistic and the mentally retarded children in the
Alabang Elementary School, as well as donation of books and educational materials for special children.
Adopted Cottage 2 and supplied the materials needs of the girls of Marillac Hills who were victims of rape.
Adoption of the PNP Women’s and Children’s Desk to benefit victims of domestic violence and several policewomen were trained in dealing with cases involving the victims.
A donation of P100, 000 was received by the Ospital ng Muntinlupa which caters to the underprivileged members of society.
Bazaar for a Cause that has provided the funds of the club up to this point in time. Over the years, the club raised more than a million pesos already.
“Piso para sa Poso”program that earned P150, 000 just from loose change of several employees of different companies, which was given to a Habitat-sponsored Barangay for their water supply.
Donation of books and magazines to the Muntinlupa Polytechnic College and Morning Breeze Homes library.
Books, chairs, tables, and cabinets were donated to the now named Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Muntinlupa resulting in the Club being given a chair in the Board of Regents.
A livelihood center in the Muntinlupa Public Market was constructed and the club has an office space in the building.
A Mother’s Club was established where mothers were taught about the importance of the Bible
The club also annually supports the abandoned elderly women of Mary Mother of Mercy Home for the Aged by providing some of their basic needs.
We have also sponsored the training of women at FAMCOSEF who want to become certified caregivers and eventually be able to seek employment here and abroad.
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