Kechie’s Project and Face2Face Africa Partnership featuring F2FA Magazine Debut: December 13th, 2012

Sandra Appiah December 11, 2012

Kechie's Project and Face2Face Africa will launch their partnership on Thursday, December 13th at Kechie's Project's "Cocktails for Education" Holiday Event at the Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations celebrating F2FA Magazine's Premier Issue.

Dec 10, 2012 – New YorkKechie's Project and Face2Face Africa will launch their partnership on Thursday, December 13th at Kechie's Project's "Cocktails for Education" Holiday Event at  the Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations celebrating the decut of F2FA Magazine's premier issue.

At the event, the Face2face Africa's groundbreaking new comtemporary magazine F2FA will be available for the first time for public purchase priced at only $10. Twenty percent of magazine sales proceeds will be donated to Kechie's Project to continue its mission of education and empowerment for underprivileged girls and global cultural awareness.

Attendees and supporters of this event include top New York City-based entertainer Greg Banks the artist, Fashion retailers, media personalities, professional model and former “America’s Next Top Model” finalist, Nnenna Agba.

Guest Speakers include Eric J. Henderson, Curator of "Markets for Good" and fashion designer Farai Simoyi. Matt Hoyle, the Executive Chef at Nobu 57 of New York City will prepare the cuisine for the event and Music provided by DJake (Jake Bright), Director of Cocody Productions.

Arik Air, Nigeria and West Africa's premier airline is once again a proud sponsor of Kechie's Project and will be donating two round trip tickets to Africa for a raffle for guests in attendance.

"F2FA is a holistic, creative and contemporary pan-African magazine serving as a platform for constructive, reflective, and emboldening perspectives on all things pertaining to the African Diaspora.  Dubbed as "The Modern Day Vanity Fair of African Affairs, it is here to re-brand the image of Africa and unite all people of African descent worldwide."

Founder Nkechi Ogbodo: "I am delighted to forge this partnership with F2FA as Kechie's Project has accomplished so much this year and Face2Face Africa will grant the organization more exposure in our common interests of promoting a positive image of Africa. We also share the belief in better global awareness and understanding. Kechie’s Project supporters will be some of the first few people around the world to see the historic magazine. F2FA will be donating a portion of the magazine sales proceeds at the event to Kechie’s project."

Face2Face Africa (F2FA) is a media company launched in 2011 with the mission of Restoring Africa's Image within the global community. The company is based in New York City and has 3 different divisions: Online Magazine, Print Magazine and Events.

Arik Air is West Africa's largest airline operating a fleet of 23 state of the art aircraft including two Airbus A340-500. Arik is the first operator of wide bodied aircraft in Africa.

Kechie’s Project is a unique nonprofit organization specifically focused on empowering underprivileged girls and providing them with educational resources. This takes place in both Nigeria and in the United States as well. Donations to Kechie’s Project provide direct financial support and resources to three schools in Nigeria and the organization also provides cultural awareness programs in New York City Schools. Kechie’s Project is dedicated to direct involvement with minimal administrative costs. This focused approach benefits selected children enabling their growth and providing them with future opportunity. The result is a positive effect on their community and our world community.

For further information on Kechie’s Project, event sponsorship, public appearances, partnerships or donations, please contact Frank Swinand at

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