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International Awareness and Involvement

International Awareness and Involvement

  • Windows of Hope Primary School financial donation to annual project                                

  • Partnership with Children of Haiti Enhancement Foundation (COHEF) - school supplies provided to children of Haiti

  • Medic-Share - medical supplies donation to support doctors in Haiti

  • Cynthia M.A. Butler-McIntyre Campus in Haiti – Financial Donation

 

 

School Kit Project – Since 1997, Miami Alumnae has been addressing the needs of students in international countries.  The financial contributions of the chapter members have resulted in the donation of school and office supplies to six schools – four in Haiti (one in Jacmel and three in Port-au-Prince), one in St. Andrew’s Grenada, and one in Uganda, Africa. 

International Day of Service – Since 2002, all 900-plus chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated have participated in the International Day of Service, held annually in March.  The purpose of the International Day of Service is to address the plight of HIV/AIDS pandemic in African American communities.  Members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. realize that adults and youth must be educated to prevent this epidemic.

Activities conducted by the Miami Alumnae Chapter include distribution of HIV/AIDS materials and pamphlets, health fairs, and HIV/AIDS Education Certification.

Thika Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya, East Africa

 

A maternity wing and health services in Thika Town were funded initially by Delta in 1955.  Support in the form of monetary contributions continues to be required for property maintenance, equipment and program expansion at the Thika Memorial Hospital, renamed Mary Sick of the Mission Hospital.  Funds designated for Thika should be sent to:  Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Thika Hospital Fund, P. O. Box 96181, Washington, D.C. 20009.  All funds received will be forwarded by Delta to the appropriate authorities in Kenya.  Sorors should not send monies directly to the hospital.

 

South Africa

 

The Deltas in South Africa educational mission departed on February 25, 2002. National President Gwendolyn E. Boyd led the delegation of 17 Deltas and two friends of Delta. The 10-day, three country journeys was designed and hosted by Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie, Delta’s national Chaplain and the president prelate of the African Methodist Church 18th Episcopal District, which include Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique and Botswana.

 

Education and training were the focal points, with the delegation conducting teacher and headmaster training sessions and at the same time learning about the lifestyle and customs of the people of South Africa, Swaziland, and Lesotho.