AFH:DFW, the local chapter of Architecture for Humanity, is hosting a fundraising event for water, sanitation, and education improvements in five villages in Nepal on Saturday, September 10, 2011 at the Indreni Nepali Cultural Center in Irving.
The event will have dancers, a silent auction, music, snacks, a debut of the documentary “The Mountain Between Us” about two girls living in Nepal.
Tickets for the event are currently on sale at nepalfundraiser.eventbrite.com.
Architecture for Humanity : DFW, along with 5 other AFH chapters are collaborating with Edge of Seven on the Solukhumbu Development Project to provide funding for several improvements to water, sanitation and schools in the Solukhumbu District of Nepal:
– Water and Sanitation improvements to the village of Purdu and Taksindu
– A two-room addition to a lower secondary school in the village of Phuleli
– A four-room addition and new sanitation facility to a higher secondary school in the village of Basa
– A new primary school campus with working toilets and fresh water supply in Chiwang
– Environmental and sanitation improvements using a pilot biogas toilet system harnessing gas produce by fermentation of organic matter for cooking fuel and electricity
Join as us we celebrate the culture of Nepal through traditional dance, music, silent auction of photographs and paintings, and the debut of the documentary “The Mountain Between Us”. Your donation, participation, and support will help provide the funding needed to initiate these improvements, and ulitmately pave the way for a sustainable future for Nepal.
Date – Saturday, September 10, 2011
Time – 6pm to 8pm
Venue – Nepali Cultural Center (Indreni Cultural Association)
Address – 3025 N. Beltline Rd, Irving, TX 75062 (Map)
Cost – Suggested donation of $10, but feel free to donate more!
For further details contact Alexis Flores at [email protected]
For more information, visit nepalfundraiser.blogspot.com.
[via email from Alexis]