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ANNUAL GALA – LET SILENCE SHINE
October 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Every year, MILAWA celebrates and supports humanitarian causes in Africa. MILAWA’s accomplishments include a contribution of about $5,000 that helped combat the Ebola Pandemic in Liberia and Sierra-Leone in 2015. In 2016, MILAWA contributed a two-year supply of sanitary hygiene products worth $3,800 to eight primary and secondary schools in Bomet and Kericho Counties in Kenya. In 2017, MILAWA contributed $5,200 to Manyoni Orphanage Center in Manyoni, Tanzania. In 2018, MILAWA donated $7,044 to the Julia Lule Foundation to support the college education of Deaf students in Uganda. The projects, events, and galleries documented on our website attest to MILAWA’s continued support of enriching lives and growing communities.
The 2019 MILAWA Gift to Africa theme is “LET SILENCE SPEAK” launching the Abraham Assana Foundation in honor of the late Abraham Assana who was a strong MILAWA supporter.
On June 30, 2012, a gunman cut Abraham’s life short. He silenced a humanitarian who loved people, and whose honorable work, aspirations, and legacy to change his communities for the better in the Central African Republican in Senegal must be preserved.