KENI Presents: The Young and Fabulous People Auction Off- A Fundraiser Benefiting KENI’s Environmental Protection Initiative

Sandra Appiah Aug 2, 2011 at 12:00am

August 02, 2011 at 12:00 am | Lifestyle

Sandra Appiah

Sandra Appiah | Contributor, F2FA

August 02, 2011 at 12:00 am | Lifestyle

New York, NY- August 1, 2011- Kusi's Environmental Initiative (KENI) invites you to join other fabulous people who are devoted to improving the global community for the first KENI fundraiser, the “Young & Fabulous People Auction Off” 2011. The event is set to take place on Thursday, August 4th, at STAY Lounge in NYC.  The theme for the evening is "Caring for humanity."

Kusi’s Environmental Initiative (KENI)

KENI is a sustainability project to ensuring a clean & safe environment towards malaria control in Africa.  The goal of the project is to reduce the level of poverty as a result of the costs of malaria. This is toward improving the livelihood of the rural poor in achieving the Millennium Development Goals by 2015.  In December 2010, the KENI sanitation program successfully launched in four rural communities of the Sekyere South District of Kumasi, Ghana (Agona, Amenase, Bepoase, and Abrakaso), with the help of the Osagyefo Network for Rural Development based in Ghana (OSNERD).

“Young & Fabulous People Auction Off” 2011

The “Young & Fabulous People Auction Off” 2011 is KENI’s first annual fundraiser. All proceeds raised will go towards purchasing supplies and materials requested by the beneficiary communities.  Young leaders of our generation have agreed to lend themselves for the cause by participating in the auction.  The individuals include Emmanuel Gamor, radio host for the Drive Time Show on Sunlight Radio America and Managing Editor for the New Ghanaian Newspaper, Monique Parham, a Social Worker and custodial parent to her niece and nephew, Isaac Boateng and Sandra Appiah, founders of the revolutionary media online magazine Face2Face Africa, Azuka C. Onye, second year medical student at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, and many more.

Items have also been donated by some of today’s reputable businesses and entrepreneurs such as Côté Minou African inspired couture, Brownbelle accessories, AM Clothing Co., Design By U Jewelry, Artwork by Tetteh Tawiah, Remix N’ Style, a brand of styling services with a purpose to redefine and customize your wardrobe, and much more.

Join candid and animated host, Glenda Wallace, for an evening of fun as we “Care for Humanity!”  There will be a short documentary on the KENI project and premiere Ghanaian DJ E’Love will be spin a variety of tunes.  Tasty hors d'oeuvres and performances by BraveBoi Music Group and KFHox & Co. as they perform a rendition of Adele’s hit song “Rolling in the Deep” along with some originals.

For more information on the project please visit our Facebook fan page http://on.fb.me/pJrL4w and for more information about the event visit http://bit.ly/nAC0Sh. We look forward to seeing you on Thursday, August 4th at STAY Lounge from 6pm-midnight as we “Care for Humanity!”

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