Posts filed under ‘charity’

Shades and Paint Fine Art Mini Fest 2017, Feb. 11 2017 @ the Karen Village& Arts Center

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Date: February 11, 2017
Venue: Karen Village
Time: 9 am – 5 pm

February 7, 2017 at 1:10 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition and Sale of Works by Michael Soi, Jan. 26 – Feb. 11 2017 @ Kuona Trust

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Opening Date: January 26 2017
Venue: Kuona Trust
Time: 6:00 pm
Entry: Free

Until: February 11, 2017

About
We are excited to invite you to our first exhibition this year, which premiers on 26th January 2017, 6:00pm.

Michael Soi opens the doors our gallery this year, giving you an opportunity to own one or two of his art works.

The art works will be selling at discounted prices and 50% of all proceeds will go towards supporting Kuona Trust.

This exhibition runs until 11th February 2017, giving you ample time to view and purchase the art work.

January 18, 2017 at 4:46 pm Leave a comment

Carols and Crackers: Greenwood Singers Concert, Dec. 11 2016 @ St. Austin’s Church

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Date: December 11, 2016
Venue: St. Austin’s Church near St. Mary’s school, off James Gichuru Rd
Time: 3 pm
Entry: Free (donations encouraged)

All the proceeds will go to charity

December 8, 2016 at 9:31 am Leave a comment

Safaricom Jazz Festival: Roberto Fonseca Quartet – Cuba & Fatoumata Diawara – Mali, Nov. 5 2016 @ Uhuru Gardens – Lang’ata Rd

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Date: November 5, 2016
Venue: Uhuru Gardens – Lang’ata Rd
Time: from 6 pm to 11.59pm
Tickets: KES 2,000 Advance

All the proceeds, from this concert, will go towards the support of the Ghetto Classics Programme.

Find more information, here.

October 28, 2016 at 11:05 am 1 comment

The Affordable Art Show 2016, Oct. 28-30 2016 @ the National Museum of Kenya

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Opening Night: October 28, 2016
Venue: the National Museum of Kenya
Time: 6-9 pm
Tickets: KES 500

Dates: October 29-30, 2016
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Free Entry

October 19, 2016 at 11:53 am Leave a comment

Opera: Hansel und Gretel by Humperdinck, Oct. 11, 14 & 25 2016 @ Various Venues

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Dates, time & venues
October 11, 2016 at 4 pm; Kenton College
October 14, 2016 at 2 pm; Brookhouse Theatre
October 29, 2016 at 2.30 pm; the Kenya National Theatre
Tickets: KES 500 for Children and KES 1,000 for Adults

This is a fundraising for Opera for School fees

October 7, 2016 at 2:16 pm Leave a comment

Eric Wainaina’s Benefit Concert for CTIE Tangaza College, Oct. 2 2016 @ Tangaza University College – Langata

Date: October 2, 2016
Venue: Tangaza Main Hall
Time: 2-6 pm
Tickets: KES 2,500 at the Gate

The Benefit Concert

September 29, 2016 at 1:30 pm Leave a comment

Charity: 6th Edition of Butterfly Trust Concert, Oct. 1 2016 @ Kenton College

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Date: October 1, 2016
Venue: Kenton College
Time: 2.30 pm
Tickets: KES 1,500

September 29, 2016 at 12:27 pm Leave a comment

Gala Dinner and Live Concert ft. Sauti Sol, Sept. 10 2016 @ Radisson Blu – Upper Hill

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Date: September 10, 2016
Venue: Radisson Blu, Upper Hill
Time: 6.30 pm

September 9, 2016 at 11:09 am Leave a comment

Charity Event: A Night of Classical Music & Dance, Aug. 25 2016 @ Kenya National Theatre

Charity Event
Date: August 25, 2016
Venue: Kenya National Theatre
Time: 6-9 pm
Tickets: Balcony KES 15,000 and Auditorium KES 10,000

August 23, 2016 at 10:41 am Leave a comment

Zumba Dance Party, Jul. 30 2016 @ Bomas of Kenya

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Date: July 30, 2016
Venue: Bomas of Kenya
Time: 10 am – 1 pm
Tickets: KES 2,000 at the Gate

About
How about we shake a leg, burn some calories and support a worthy cause on Saturday 30th July at the Bomas of Kenya?? Zumba Dance Party is a 3 hour fun filled mad workout by Certified Zumba Instructors, think of it like a marathon only this time you are dancing! It’s a perfect event for team building or bonding for groups of friends, families and colleagues.

Some of the proceeds from the event will go to support the Don Bosco Boys Centre in Karen.
Book your advance ticket today via https://www.eventbrite.com/e/zumba-dance-party-tickets-26486948175

July 28, 2016 at 2:14 pm Leave a comment

Charity/Fundraising Event: Nairobi Xavier Ball, May 14 2016 @ Goan Gymkhana – Museum Hill

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Xavier Project presents the Nairobi Xavier Ball;

Date: May 14, 2016
Venue: Goan Gymkhana, Museum Hill
Time: 18.30 – Late
Tickets*: Early bird 3,000/- or Advance 3,500/-

* Included in the ticket price are cocktails on arrival, plenty of wine with a delicious Ethiopian feast courtesy of Abyssinia restaurant and entertainment in the form of a live band followed by DJs.

About
This promises to be an unforgettable evening of food, drinks, music and dancing in aid of Xavier Project**, a charity providing educational opportunities to refugees in Kenya and Uganda.

** Xavier Project operates in Kenya and Uganda providing educational opportunities to refugees of all ages. These could be through sponsoring refugee children to attend school or teaching vocational courses to refugee adults at our learning hubs across Nairobi and Kampala.

Find out more information, about this fundraising event, on the Xavier Project website.

May 6, 2016 at 2:19 pm Leave a comment

Out of Town: Kilifi 4X4 Challenge, Apr. 30 2016 @ Kilifi Plantation

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Kilifi 4×4 Challenge
Date: April 30, 2016
Spectator Entry Fee: KES 500

Competitors Entry Fee: Expert team: KES 15,000, Intermediate team: KES 10,000, Quad Team: KES 7,000
Location: Kilifi Plantation
Time: 10 am till Dawn

About
The 1st edition of The Kilifi 4 x 4 Challenge is organised by Biz Baz Events and the Bundu Rovers Club.

The Kilifi 4 x 4 Challenge is the first challenge-type, extreme 4 x 4 event to be held in Kilifi and will be an exciting spectacle that captures the competitive spirit of off-road motor sport at the Kenyan Coast.
The challenge track will meander through scenic bush tracks in Kilifi Plantation with competitors taking on a variety of off-road terrain and challenges along the course in the hunt for glory!

The Kilifi 4 x 4 Challenge will donate a portion of proceeds towards supporting the Flying Doctors Obstetric Fistula Camp Project which is said to launch at Kilifi Level 5 hospital on May 23rd- International Day to End Obstetric Fistula. The aim of the camp is to provide funding for 50 surgeries.

http://www.bizbazevents.com/

April 26, 2016 at 3:28 pm 2 comments

Out of Nairobi: Athi 4×4 Challenge, Mar. 13 2016 @ Hopcraft Ranch, Opposite Lukenya Hills Off Mombasa Road

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Date: March 13, 2016
Venue: Hopcraft Ranch, Opposite Lukenya Hills Off Mombasa Road
Time: 10am
Tickets: Spectators-500 pp, Expert Team Entry – 12,000 Ksh and Intermediate Team, Motorcycle & Quad bikes entry – 7,000 Ksh
NB: Fees include entry for both driver and navigator if in a team

About
The Athi 4×4 Challenge is an off road 4×4 event held close to Nairobi to raise money for car 45’s entry into the Rhino Charge.

The 4×4 Stages will include:-
Quarry Rally
Mud Madness
Reversing & Blindfold
Water Eruption
And much more…

Other activities on the Ranch will be
Fishing on the Dam
Demonstration Events
Game drives in an 85 year old Ford “A”
Food Court & Bar

Spectators Entry Fee – 500Ksh pp

Accommodation available for Saturday night at Acacia Camp (contact directly at http://swaraplains.com/)

Competitors Entry Fee
Minimum requirements: Standard 4×4 and some off road driving experience
Expert Team Entry – 12,000 Ksh
Intermediate Team, Motorcycle & Quad bikes entry 7,000 Ksh (Fees include entry for both driver and navigator if in a team)

Food/Drink
Food and drink will be available to purchase at the venue, but feel free to bring along your own picnic as well.

For more information please contact Biz Baz Events: Email: info@bizbazevents.com and/or Phone: 0701 395 902

March 2, 2016 at 5:21 pm Leave a comment

First Lady Half Marathon, Mar. 6 2016 @ Nyayo Stadium

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Date: March 6, 2016
Venue: Nyayo Stadium
Time: from 6.30 am – assembly time
Tickets: KES 1500

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Proceeds go toward the First Lady’s Beyond Zero Campaign

February 29, 2016 at 11:33 am Leave a comment

Concert: by Pavel Timofeyevsky, Jan. 28 2016 @ Michael Joseph Centre

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Date: January 28, 2016
Venue: Michael Joseph Centre
Time: 630 pm for 7.30 pm
Entry: KES 2,500 at the Door

All proceeds go to charity

January 28, 2016 at 2:09 pm Leave a comment

Concert: by Pavel Timofeyevsky, Jan. 27 2016 @ Michael Joseph Centre

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Date: January 27, 2016
Venue: Michael Joseph Centre
Time: 630 pm for 7.30 pm
Entry: KES 2,500 at the Door

January 27, 2016 at 11:44 am Leave a comment

Photo Exhibition: The World Through My Eyes by Emmanuel Jambo & inABLE, Nov. 13-15 2015 @ Michael Joseph Center

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Dates: November 13-15, 2015
Venue: Michael Joseph Center

November 11, 2015 at 1:36 pm Leave a comment

The Affordable Art Show, Oct. 23-25 2015 @ Nairobi National Museum – Courtyard

Affordable Art Show
Dates: October 23-25, 2015
Venue: National Museum Courtyard
Entry: KES 500

All art priced under KES 100,000

All proceeds will support projects of the National Museums of Kenya

October 11, 2015 at 5:52 pm 1 comment

Global March for Elephants and Rhino, Oct. 3 2015 @ From National Museums to KWS

Justice for Elephants and Rhinos March
WildlifeDirect, Kenya Wildlife Service and Stand Up Shout Out are delighted to invite you to the Global March for Elephants and Rhinos on Saturday, the 3rd October 2015. This 10km walk will start at 8 am from the National Museums of Kenya to the Kenya Wildlife Service via Uhuru Highway and Langata road.

This march will end at 1pm and there will be some entertainment to cap it all.

September 27, 2015 at 4:05 pm 1 comment

Annual Karaoke: Sing Your Age, Oct. 3 2015 @ 24/7 Lounge – Former Secrets Lounge

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Date: October 3, 2015
Venue: 24/7 Lounge (former Secrets)
Time: 2-5 pm
Tickets: KES 300

About
The Rotaract Club of Nairobi Central hosts an annual Karaoke to fund raise for community service projects. This year’s event is dubbed #SingYourAge, and will be hosted at 24/7 Lounge (former Secrets) on the 3rd of October from 2-5 pm.

The proceeds for the event will go towards the clubs signature project, “A Girl A K A Year”, which purchases and distributes sanitary towels to girls school. The project is in its 5th year,and has enabled 3,125 less privileged girls in Kenya and recently in Uganda and Tanzania access sanitary towels, enabling them pursue education and other opportunities uninterrupted.

Come and be a gift to the world. Tickets cost Kes 300. For more information, interested participants can please contact the Club Service Director, Dennis Munene on 0726054043

September 27, 2015 at 3:45 pm Leave a comment

Out of Town: Jazz and Rhumba with Mackinlay & Band, Oct. 2 2015 @ Distant Relatives – Kilifi

Jazz and Rhumba
Date: October 2, 2015
Venue: Distant Relatives, Kilifi
Time: 6 pm – 12 am
Tickets: KES 1,000

In support of the Rotary Club of Kilifi Educational Fund

September 23, 2015 at 2:25 pm 1 comment

Slum Photography Exhibition, Aug. 6 2015 @ Michael Joseph Centre – The Safaricom House

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Date: 6 August, 2015
Time: 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Venue: Michael Joseph Centre, The Safaricom House
Entry/Tickets/Admission: 3000 KSh
Advance Tickets: 0729465940
Contact: slumphotographyKE@gmail.com

The event will be hosted by Big Ted and will include performances by: Octopizzo, Recap and Tear Drops

About
#PigaPichaMtoiAsome is an initiative for photographers to use their unique vision to promote slum child education through photography. In this exhibition, photos from the #PigaPichaMtoiAsome initiative will be
showcased to raise awareness about the barriers to education faced by children living in slums and the importance of achieving education for all.
The exhibition will focus on sharing the stories of children currently out of school and living in Kibera and ALL PROCEEDS will go towards sending these children to school. An auction of photographs from the exhibit will be held.

Webpage (Instagram): https://instagram.com/slumphotography/

July 30, 2015 at 4:06 pm Leave a comment

Eric Wainaina’s Benefit Concert for CTIE Tangaza College, Jun. 27 2015 @ Tangaza University College – Langata

Eric Wainaina Concert
Date: June 27, 2015
Venue: Tangaza University College – Langata
Time: Doors open from 6 pm – concert starts at 7 pm
Tickets: KES 2500 at the Door and KES 2000 advance

About
Beneficiaries of this event are students in the Christ the Teacher Institute for Education component of Tangaza University College. Fifty of these future teachers hail from Kibera (Kibra) and other slums of Nairobi and they cannot afford the necessary school fees.

All proceeds from this event will go to assist them in continuing their education.

June 26, 2015 at 10:28 am 1 comment

‘Out of Town’ Charity Event: Car Boot Sale, May 23 2015 to Support Kenya Kesho

Kenya Kesho Trust Car Boot Sale
Date: May 23 2015
Venue: Malmesbury, Wilts, UK

Find more information on their Facebook Page

May 10, 2015 at 3:53 pm Leave a comment

SOS Kenya Kili Kiddos Gala Dinner, Apr. 30 1025 @ Nairobi Serena Hotel

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Date: Thursday 30th April 2015
Venue: Nairobi Serena Hotel
Time: Doors Open at 7 pm for 8 pm
Tickets: Gold KES 20,000, Silver KES 15,000 & General KES 5,000

Dress code: Formal

April 22, 2015 at 4:38 pm 1 comment

Annual Charity Golf Tournament by Nature Kenya: Lungs for Kenya, Mar. 20 2015 @ Karen Country Club

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Nature Kenya invites you to their sixth annual Charity Golf Tournament, Lungs for Kenya, that will be held on Friday 20th March, 2015, starting at 12 noon at Karen Country Club.

Green Fee
• Ksh. 1,500 – Nature Kenya member
• Ksh. 2, 000 – Non Nature Kenya member.
Teams can also be entered for Ksh 8,000. Tee off time starts at 12:00 noon.

The proceeds from the tournament will help Nature Kenya raise awareness of Kenya’s valuable ecosystems, and empower local communities to take the lead in their conservation.

About
In the five years Nature Kenya has been held the above tournament, the proceeds have been hugely successful in helping them to improve the lives of communities and conserve ecosystems in a number of locations across the country.

The proceeds of the 2014 tournament were used in planting 75,000 tree seedlings in the vulnerable Dakatcha woodland, an important Bird Area near Malindi and assisted communities living near Arabuko-Sokoke and Dakatcha to establish and manage tree nurseries as part of the forest rehabilitation programme.

This success story has only been possible through the kind support of individual like you. Please this time round consider supporting this conservation work as you enjoy the game of golf.

Donations towards the golf tournament are also welcomed. Find more info. here

March 14, 2015 at 2:08 pm Leave a comment

Photo Exhibition: The Fragile Strength by BoxGirls Kenya, Mar. 12-25 2015 @ Italian Institute of Culture

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Opening: March 12, 2015
Venue: Italian Institute of Culture – Westlands
Time: 6.30 pm

Photos will be on sale to raise money for BoxGirls Kenya

Exhibition runs Until: March 25, 2015

About the Fragile Strength, the project
Every week, girls from Korogocho slum, have the chance to learn boxing. An initiative organized by BoxGirls, this local association promotes boxing in areas where sexual abuse towards women and girls is very common. BoxGirls main goal: to boost the self-esteem and self-defence of women and girls as well as to make them stronger both physically and psychologically.

The portraits from this urban sprawl of Nairobi aim to capture the fragility and the strength of these young girls; the challenges they face to take part in BoxGirls and the path to success.

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Find more information here: http://www.boxgirlskenya.org/

March 11, 2015 at 6:24 pm Leave a comment

Charity Concert w/ Chris Bittok feat: Different Faces Band, Mar. 7 2015 @ Tamambo Village Market

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Date: Saturday, March 7 2015
Venue: Tamambo Village Market
Time: from 8 pm
Tickets KES 1000/- (proceed to benefit the Anne Bittock Medical Fund)

Performances by CHRIS BITTOK feat: Different Faces Band + Special Surprise Guest Appearances

Hosted by June Gachui

Donations can be sent to MPESA Paybill # 317036 Acct # AnneBittock

March 3, 2015 at 10:03 am Leave a comment

Dinner in the Dark, Mar. 14 2015 @ Tribe Hotel

Dinner in the dark

You will enjoy a superb meal in total and utter darkness, served by a blind wait staff. We’ve done this twice before and found it an exceptional sensory experience. You are also supporting the bind community here in Nairobi.

The cost is $70 per person.

Where: Tribe Hotel

When: March 14th 2015 at 19.00

for more info check the event facebook page

January 27, 2015 at 10:34 am 1 comment

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