A Constructive Response to the Da Vinci Code: a Celebration for Africa
Harambee, a charitable foundation established on the occasion of the canonization of the founder of Opus Dei, holds a fundraising event on the eve of the release of The Da Vinci Code movie next door to Sony Corp.
May 02, 2006
Harambee promotes educational programs in Africa and about Africa – developmental projects on the sub-Saharan region and awareness-building activities elsewhere designed to encourage a positive outlook on African culture. Ngozi Agbim, spokesperson for the event, says Harambee has financed 24 African-run projects in 14 African countries since 2002. For more background info, please visit www.harambee-africa.org
Ngozi Agbim, spokesperson for Harambee May 15 benefit
Building on the successful momentum of its previous work and the dire needs that exist all over Africa, Harambee plans to raise $1 million in 2006 for the following projects (which are focused especially on education for women):
2) Kenya: a training program for elementary and high school faculty.
3) Madagascar: professional training for craftswomen and their families.
4) R. D. Congo: a health service program for women and children in the rural outskirts of Kinshasa.
Evening’s Program includes:
- Welcoming remarks by emcee Kwesi Blair.
- Linda Corbi, Harambee’s International Programs Coordinator, describes new projects for 2006.
- Remarks from Harambee grantee Susan Kinyua of the Kimlea school,Kianda Foundation, Kenya.
- New DVD documentary on Harambee (15 min.)
For more information on the HarambeeUSA, please contact Marie T. Oates at 617-290-7795 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Media availability of the speakers from 6:00 – 6:30 PM
High-quality (DV) video about Harambee. For journalists only.
March 11, 2014