Haiti Earthquake 7th Anniversary: Fundraising Reception
The UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR) and Thinking Development warmly invite you to a special reception on the 7th anniversary of Haiti's earthquake.
Join us as Thinking Development showcase and celebrate the opening of the new Centre Rosalie girls' primary school, which was destroyed in the earthquake (watch school inauguration here) and fundraise for the next stage of reconstruction (kindergarten roof repair and solar kitchen).
Bring along your friends and colleagues and enjoy our:
Drinks reception (complimentary for ticket-holders)
Welcome Address by UCL President and Provost Professor Michael Arthur
Session of talks and presentations (full list of speakers below).
Bake sale (savoury and sweet)
CD sale of new Haitian-European music
Raffle (1 complimentary raffle ticket upon arrival for all ticket-holders). Prizes include: Luxury Jing Tea Hamper - Curzon Cinema tickets - Kew Gardens day out for 2 - Jazz Cafe concert tickets - Food-and-Pamper Hamper - and more!
Soundtrack of Haitian music donated by the amazing Mélissa Laveaux, TiCorn and 'Voices of Haiti in Europe'
Sophia Stransky, Fondation Digicel Haiti
Professor David Alexander, IRDR
Sr. Louis Marie, the Saint Joseph of Cluny Sisters
Linda O'Halloran, Thinking Development
Professor Peter Sammonds, IRDR
£10 (£8 for students - limited availability) excl. online fee.
Due to limited capacity, please ensure tickets are booked well in advance.
All proceeds go to Thinking Development (registered charity 1147071), to aid the next stage of the Centre Rosalie reconstruction (kindergarten repair and solar kitchen).
We really look forward to sharing this evening with you - friends, colleagues, supporters, old and new.
Co-sponsored by the UCL Humanitarian Institute.
For more information about the UCL IRDR, see: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/rdr
For more information about Thinking Development, see: www.thinkingdevelopment.org
If you are unable to attend but would like to support Thinking Development, please go to www.thinkingdevelopment.org/donate.
Join and invite friends to our Facebook event page.