Zonta International Club Kuantan Malaysia

Zonta International is founded in 1919 in Buffalo, New York, USA. It is an organization that help to advance women status globally, in different area such as political, legal, economical, health and education. The name ZONTA came from six indian word meaning 'honesty and trustworthy'.  Read more....


Zonta International Club Kuantan was established on 1 May 1996 under 'The District 17, Area 2'.


The structure for Area 2 (Kuantan) are:

Director: Betty Chu                

Vice Director: Keng Wah Quay      

President: Lee Feun Ching


In 1999, Zonta Club Kuantan launched a project called Zonta Student Adoption Project. The objective of this project is to give monetary help to underprivileged female secondary school students (Form 1 till Form 5) in 4 different school at Kuantan. Those schools are:

  1. Methodist Girl School
  2. Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Tanah Putih
  3. Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Tengku Afzan
  4. Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Tok Sera

Betwwen 2003 - 2008, NMA sponsored 3 students. The students were:


  • Cheong Shin Yee
    • Address: 66 Lorog Bukit Setongkol 4, Taman Cenderawasih, 25200 Kuantan, Malaysia
    • School: Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Tanah Putih, Kuantan
    • Achievement: PMR exam 8A's
    • Composition: 'A day in my life'


  • Siti Nursuhada Mazlan
    • Address: 207, Lorong Lengkok Kanan 6, Tanah Putih Baru, 25150 Kuantan, Malaysia
    • School: Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Tanah Putih, Kuantan
    • Composition: 'A day in my life'


  • Shantini a/p Saravannan
    • Address: B-1395, Taman Kurnia, Lorong 21, Jalan Air Putih, 25300 Kuantan
    • School: Sekolah Menengah KebangsaanTengku Afzan
    • Achievement: PMR exam 2A's


Members who were sponsoring students in this adoption program are Rolf and Nicole. The students were:


  • Chang Sook Fun (sponsored by Rolf)
    • Address: 47, Lorong Seri Kuantan 68, 25250 Kuantan, Malaysia
    • School: Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Tok Sera
    • Achievement: PMR exam 7A's


  • Pang Chia Sin (sponsored by Nicole)
    • Address: 30, Lorong Galing 105, Taman Gembira, Air Putih, 25300 Kuantan, Malaysia
    • School: Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Tengku Afzan


From 2008, we will be sponsoring the following girls:


  • Roslailidya Wanie A/P Roslan
  • Mariana A/P Yusuf
  • Rose Sharmila A/P Abdul Jalil


They are attending Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Mat Kilau in Kuantan. 


  • Nur Amira Adila Bt. Zainuddin

from Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Sungai Soi, also in Kuantan.


The girls are all 14 years old and are in their second year of secondary school.


Each student receives a monthly subsidy of RM 50.00 under this project. Payment is made quarterly, that is RM 150 every three (3) months for the next five years.


The principals of the schools are requesting  Zonta Club Kuantan to adopt more students, as it has been a real encouragement to some students who are struggling to complete their education. If NMA members would like to adopt a student, please email to fieda willums


Visit to ZONTA - Summer 2008


This summer our NMA secretary, Fieda Willums, paid a visit to Zonta in Kuantan. Photos from her visit are available under 'Photo Gallery'



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