Haiti Earthquake 7th Anniversary: Fundraising Reception
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Haiti Earthquake 7th Anniversary: Fundraising Reception

Haiti Earthquake 7th Anniversary: Fundraising Reception

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University College London

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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).

  • Interactive exhibition

  • 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'

SPEAKERS:

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

TICKETS:

£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.

FURTHER INFORMATION:

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.

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University College London

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WC1E 6BT

United Kingdom

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