Category: Events

4th Annual Guinea Kids Benefit Concert

photo courtesy of Julie Graber c.2011 Guinea Kids Education Fund, with the help of many volunteers, put on a beautiful and exciting event this year to raise much needed funds in support of children’s education in Guinea, West Africa. It was probably our best event yet! I was so proud of the work that went [...]

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Groovin’ for Guinea: GKEF Gets By With A Little Help From Our Friends

Guinea Kids Education Fund would like to heartily express our thanks to Mandjou and Maya Kadakia of Mandjou Mara Djembefola who held a trio of fun events in Madison, Wisconsin to benefit GKEF in late October! Groovin’ for Guinea — A Benefit for the Guinea Kids Education Fund was comprised of 3 opportunities to give: [...]

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3rd Annual Guinea Kids Benefit Concert

We had a record turn out this year at the 3rd Annual Guinea Kids Benefit Concert on October 17th. Over 200 friends, families, and community members showed up to celebrate the rich culture of Guinea with us and help Guinea Kids Education Fund (GKEF) move forward on our mission to enrich the lives of so [...]

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Young People Helping Young People

Guinea Kids would like to highlight an inspirational young person who took an opportunity to be moved into action by the world around her. 13 year old, Liki Berg, upon learning about GKEF and the children it supports, decided to hold her own fundraiser at her school, Twin Falls Middle School.   Together with her school Key Club, Liki made candy grams and sold them to raise [...]

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Updates from Guinea and GKEF Art Cards For Sale at FABRIC OF LIFE BOUTIQUE!

Hello Everyone! Happy Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day! I have been finding much inspiration in the words of this great man lately, and, so, I offer these: “This call for a worldwide fellowship that lifts neighborly concern beyond one’s tribe, race, class, and nation is in reality a call for an all-embracing and unconditional [...]

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More Photos from Guinea Kids Benefit Concert

Photos by Ilona Berzups. (c) 2008 All rights reserved Recommend Us Tweet Us Follow Us

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Guinea Kids Benefit Concert

To benefit Guinea Kids Education Fund supporting children’s education in Guinea, West Africa ÷÷÷÷÷÷÷ • West African Music and Dance • Master drummer from Guinea, Karim Koumbassa and friends • New Discovery School World Dance Classes ÷÷÷÷÷÷÷ SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18th, 2008 4-6pm (Showtime 4:30pm) Immanuel Lutheran Church Parish Hall 1215 Thomas Street, Seattle, WA 98109 [...]

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A Taste of Guinea Soiree

In July and August we held two Taste of Guinea Soirees to celebrate the 2007-2008 Guinea trip with Karim Koumbassa and to raise awareness about Guinea and the fundraising work that Guinea Kids Education Fund is doing. We had live Guinean music and dance, we ate yummy African fare Guinean-style (all around large platters with [...]

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Guinea Fundraiser Show

What a great time we all had at the Guinea Fundraiser show! It was a rich community event that brought people together in a special way: to celebrate our own children’s education and to support the education of children in Conakry, Guinea. The children of New Discovery School did a fabulous performance of African-style dance. [...]

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