Sunday, October 01, 2006

October 5th: New York fundraiser for the school of Fak

Once again, our friends in New York are mobilizing to help us achieve our goal: to reopen the school of Fak.

Jiri Boudnik, our NGO representative in New York, and Sabine Scheckel, a New York based photographer, in association with the non-profit foundation Sunflower Children, are organizing a fundraising event on October 5th.

Please join us on October 5th in New York for an evening of sahelian music, drinks and great food.

Where: Above Fanelli's
94 Prince street, 2nd floor
(corner of Mercer street)

Life music from Niger: Abdoulaye Alhassane will play typical desert music

Art auction (from 6-10PM)
Sabine Scheckel will auction off her pictures from Niger (
Jiri Boudnik will auction off some of his paintings (

Silver Tuareg jewelry from Niger will be on sale.

Appetizers courtesy of Chef John Light
Drinks courtesy of Pilsner Urquell and Glacier Vodka

Suggested donation: $20 at the door

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