Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Young Nigerian women making a difference in Africa

With Love From Friends (WLFF) is a none profit organisation established in January 2008 by a group of friends all who became acquainted whilst studying at the acclaimed University of Manchester. After the success of their Grand Ball in 2008 they have returned to host their annual fundraising event on October 17th 2009 6pm, at the prestigious The October Gallery in Holborn, London (UK) ,entitled OUT OF AFRICA. 
Out Of Africa is guaranteed to be an evening equated to exhibiting a series of  excellent short films from across Africa, contemporary art exhibition, African themed music, African themed canapes, raffle prizes and a elegant drink reception. This red carpet event aims to celebrate the various entities within the African Culture whilst uniting people with the desire to see change in Africa together.
After raising £6,000 generated from the first WLLF fundraising event entitled Grand Ball 2008. Surplus amounts of books were purchased for the Iwaya/Makoko Book Fund Project in Lagos Nigeria. 
The Long term goal for WLFF is to assist charities and community schools project in Nigeria and Africa at Large, raising funds to improve infrastructure and provide basic resources such as textbooks, whilst maintaining a personal touch.
Further information about the organisation, including a detailed report regarding the projects WLFF are currently working on can be obtained from

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