Friday, November 08, 2013

RESULTS and ONE Campaign to Host Events in Albuquerque

Two upcoming events in Albuquerque bring together people who are committed to addressing global poverty. The first event, hosted by the Albuquerque chapter of  RESULTS, is directly related to Goal 2 of the Millennium Development Goals, which is to promote Universal Primary Education. As part of its fundraiser, RESULTS Albuquerque is hosting Janet Muthoni-Ouko, an education advocate in Kenya (more details below). A week later, The ONE Campaign invites to Ice Cream, I Scream: End Poverty!, which is part of the organizations 2013 Week of Action. 

RESULTS-Albuquerque to Host Advocate for Universal Access to Education in Kenya

Janet Muthoni-Ouko, a leader of citizen participation in Kenya’s process of educational reform, is the featured speaker a special event hosted by RESULTS in Albuquerque. She organized diverse citizen groups into a coalition, Elimu Yetu (Swahili for “our knowledge/education”), to advise the Education Ministry. The group has successfully advocated for universal access to education as well as for mechanisms for fiscal accountability. They are continuing to work with the government to bring quality education to all Kenyan children. Her work has been partially funded by the Global Partnership for Education.

Ms. Muthoni-Ouko has been touring the country, and Albuquerque is the last place she will visit before returning to Kenya..  One of her previous stops is in Missoula, Montana. Read Article in Missoulian newspaper.

Local RESULTS advocates invite you to join them this Sunday.  Here are the details:

RESULTS Fundraiser
Sunday, November 10,
Rafiki Cafe, 4300 Lomas
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

For more information, contact Heidi Brooks (

One Campaign: Ice Cream, I Scream: End Poverty!

Join ONE Campaign volunteers in Albuquerque for the 2013 Week of Action to protect life-saving programs. Learn about the ONE Campaign and its fight against global poverty and aids. This is part of a nationwide effort by ONE members across the country  to take action and make sure our leaders know that we stand united to end extreme poverty by 2030.

The event will be held at the ice cream shop Pop Fizz in the South Valley.  Here are the details.

Ice Cream, I Scream: End Poverty!
Saturday, November 16, 
1:00 PM
Pop Fizz
844 Bridge Blvd SW # B

Register online for the event.   For more information, contact Ana Grande  (

Here is a poster for the event.

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