International Service Projects
Helping women in developing countries has been a passion of Zontians since the organization was founded in 1919. Today, Zonta's International Service Program continues to help women in developing countries improve their legal, political, economic, educational and health status. Through funding from the Zonta International Foundation, the Program has provided training, education, health, sanitation, agricultural and micro-credit assistance to women, primarily through projects implemented by the agencies of the United Nations and other recognized non-governmental organizations.
Since 1923, Zonta has provided more than US$13 million to projects benefiting women in 36 countries.
During the 2014-2016 Biennium, three projects are being supported by the International Service Fund: