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NYC launch party for new community development project

Launch party for new project in Osenetoi, Kenya. SVQF held a cocktail party and screening at the home of Advisory Board member Marie Samuels to benefit its new community development project in Osenetoi, a Masai village in rural Kenya. Photos of the evening can be viewed on SVQF’s Facebook page here

“Salabwek: Not Far From Here” screening

Screening of “Salabwek: Not Far From Here” about SVQF’s work in Kenya. SVQF presented a film screening of “Salabwek: Not Far From Here” at Guild Hall in East Hampton, NY. The film highlights SVQF’s sustainable community development project in the rural village of Salabwek in Kenya’s Masai Mara, where SVQF has provided schools, health care, […]

“Bound by Promises” screening for Witness

Screening of “Bound by Promises: Contemporary Slavery in Rural Brazil.” SVQF hosted the screening of a film exposing issues of debt bondage, a form of contemporary slavery, in rural Brazil. The film was produced by Comissão Pastoral da Terra (CPT) and Witness, an international human rights organization that provides training and support to local groups […]

“Portraits of Commitment” screening for Students of the World

Portraits of Commitment: 2007 Clinton Global Initiative documentaries. The screening benefit was held on November 3, 2007, at the Broad Street, Ballroom in New York City with over 150 guests. The program featured documentary shorts, which included global health in Benin, poverty alleviation in New Orleans, and human trafficking in Thailand. The multi-media exhibit and […]

Benefit for Doc to Dock

Fundraising event at the home of Dr. Shahnaz Quraishi and Dr. Hamid Quraishi. Dr. Bruce Charash, the founder of Doc to Dock, made a presentation to Maryland, Virginia, and DC physicians regarding Doc to Dock’s work and its latest shipment of medical equipment to Benin. The guests included Cyrille S. Oguin, Ambassador from the Republic […]

Benefit for Clinton Global Initiative and Students of the World

Multi-media exhibit featuring SOW’s documentation of CGI commitments in Ethiopia, India, Israel, and Mexico. The event was attended by over 150 guests and representatives of the CGI participant organizations. Video clips and poster-sized photographs depicted stories of struggle and progress: a newly constructed health clinic, Palestinian and Israeli children playing basketball, a group of women […]

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