The fifth Seeds of Africa Annual Benefit will be held on November 7, 2018 from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013. We’ll celebrate our annual event with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, entertainment, and special presentations of our work and its impact in Ethiopia. We expect to host up to 300 guests, with all proceeds from this event supporting Seeds of Africa’s education and community development programs in Adama, Ethiopia. This event is themed “Cocktail and Cloth” in celebration of the richness and diversity of African textiles, and entertainment will be provided by DJ mOma, DJ AQ and an East African dance performance by the young students of Asase Yaa School of the Arts.
Since 2008, Seeds of Africa has been working to ensure that all students in Adama, Ethiopia have access to a free, quality education and receive the support they need both in school and at home to be successful students and citizens. Seeding Education promotes a STEM-based (science, technology, arts & mathematics) curriculum that encourages self-expression, logical and relational development and positive communication, in addition to providing nutritious meals, access to healthcare and school supplies. We are proud to serve 210 students in pre-K through 5th grade. Sowing Community empowers the mothers and grandmothers of our students with language and financial literacy guidance, seed loans and technical support to help them start and grow their own businesses.