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:
Sunday, November 10,
Rafiki Cafe, 4300 Lomas
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
For more information, contact Heidi Brooks (firstname.lastname@example.org)
One Campaign: Ice Cream, I Scream: End Poverty!
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,
844 Bridge Blvd SW # B
Register online for the event. For more information, contact Ana Grande (email@example.com)
Here is a poster for the event.