We invite you to the: Ghana Girl Child Education Fundraiser
Empowering by Education :Saturday, November 27, 2010 at the Centre for Integration of African Immigrants 811 Carnarvon Street, New Westminster, B.C. Doors Open – 5:30 pm: Dinner – 6:00 pm till 7:00 pm: Speakers, Entertainment & Silent Auction – 7:00 pm till 10:00 pm
Keynote Speaker: Senator Mobina Jaffer
Born in Uganda, Senator Jaffer was educated in both England and Canada. She is a very active member of the community and supporter of a vast array of community-based organizations such as those concerned with Human Rights.
Master of Ceremonies: Jacky Essombe
A true ambassador of the African culture. Her passion for her culture inspired her to become a professional dancer, dance teacher, storyteller, trainer and speaker and a TV and radio show host.
Guest Speaker: Dr. Clement Apaak
The Founder of the Direct Assistance Network, a non-profit organization. Dr. Apaak has been an active supporter of many organizations during his years studying in Canada. He then felt an obligation to help improve and provide educational opportunities for girls in rural Ghana, Africa and thus the Girl Child Education Fund was created.
Entertainment: Music & Song by Warren Dean
He turns heads and melt’s hearts with his own brand of millennium soul.
Percussionist Extrordinair: Yoro Noukoussi
Yoro is a multi-instrumentalist, Singer Songwriter and Sound Engineer. He offers Music Education classes and recording and talent coaching for the emerging music artist.
Poet: Kevan Cameron (Scruffmouth)
A renowned spoken-word poet using a foundation of hip-hop & reggae, he is tuff & serious, but also cute & cuddly like a black panther with an Afro.
Ticket price: Individual $65 Pair – $100
For tickets contact: Dr. Clement Apaak: 778-895-9242 or Sharon: 778-918-0130
Sponsored by: Direct Assistance Network and the Charitable Tax Receipts can be issued.Multifaith action Society