The time is here! As you know, I’ve been talking about Betsie and her work in Rwanda for quite some time now! Kate and I got to go to Kigali, Rwanda in March to photograph and film the work Betsie has been doing for over a year. She works alongside 15 women, teaches them to sew, teaches them about work, and runs a sewing cooperative ( Umucyo) so that they can have sustainable income!
Here’s where you come in. THIS Friday (October 17th) we’re having a fundraising event in order to raise the remaining funds Betsie needs to Return to Rwanda! This is an incredible opportunity to be a huge part of helping women half way across the world. There will be food, music, a silent auction, and Betsie herself there to talk about her work in Rwanda and answer any and all questions folks may have. We’ll also show the video that I made from our time with the women and the co-op back in March. This will be such a fun evening for such a great cause. Don’t miss it and let me know if you have questions!! Hope to see you there:).
Want a sneak peek of the video we made for Betsie’s fundraiser? Check it out at this link!
When?: Friday, October 17, 2014
What time?: 6:00 pm-10:00 pm.
Where?: The Pourciau Home: 7335 Sevenoaks Ave Baton Rouge, LA 70806
How much?: $10 cover which includes a jambalaya meal (Kids eat for free!!). Be sure to bring extra cash for the silent auction & giving to Return to Rwanda!
Why?: So that 15 women who once were refugees, once lost all they had, once lost their entire families, and otherwise would not have an income can continue the work they do to provide for their families. So that you can make a huge impact on one little corner of the world..Kigali, Rwanda!
Video telling more about Return to Rwanda: https://vimeo.com/106602222
Can’t make it? No worries! You can give to Return to Rwanda at this site: http://rally.org/returntorwanda
Have questions? Email us (firstname.lastname@example.org) text or call me (225.715.7229) any time!
Can’t wait to see you there:)
Thanks for stopping by,