3 results for month: 05/2011

Assignment: Kanaval 2011 – covered by 6 ACFFC student photojournalists

Our Photography Workshops continued on our most recent trip to Haiti in February and March this year as we shared actual exhibits with our classes in Jacmel and Cité Soleil. We wanted our students to experience their photographs up on walls being seen and shared just as they had been in four exhibits in the U.S. last year. We also had group slideshows, certificates were given to each student in Cité Soleil along with bags of food, they told us how much they love it all and want better equipment, and volunteers came to speak with the students! We also introduced them to the idea of our 2011 Jouk Li Jou Kan Foto - our annual Photo Camp beginning this ...

Digital Point and Shoot Camera Drive for Kids in Haiti

Zanmi Lakay needs 50 working digital point and shoot cameras -or better- for our First Annual "Jouk Li Jou Kan Foto" in July. This 10-day Photo Camp for Haitian children will be much bigger than our usual Photography Workshops culminating with an opening reception Friday July 29 at Fosaj in Jacmel, and the exhibit will be up for a month. We are still looking for volunteers,equipment, and additional funding. Contact me if you're interested! Click here to download a (pdf) copy of the flyer and pass it on.  

Fundraising Dinner for Zanmi Lakay at Bissap Baobab

Thursday, May 26 · 5:30pm - 11:00pm 2323 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94110 (415) 826-9287 www.bissapbaobab.com On May 26th Zanmi Lakay is taking advantage of Bissap Baobab's generous offer to host a fundraiser so we can all enjoy a wonderful meal together while helping children in Haiti, and our organization will receive 20% of the entire evening's profits from the restaurant! This is a great excuse to feast on delicious Senegalese food! Come on down and say hello and dine for a great cause! Please invite your friends and family and help us pack the place! Parties of six or more are encouraged to make reservations. Profits do not include ...