A Swahili word, “Harambee” means “coming together in unity” and this was truly put into action as around 100 guests gathered in central London at The Anthologist restaurant.
We were honoured to welcome The Hunger Project Global CEO, Åsa Skogström Feldt, who invited the community of supporters to join her, alongside other partners, in the end of hunger by 2030.
We were also delighted to welcome Nasima Akhter Joly, Programme Director, The Hunger Project-Bangladesh who was in London after winning a scholarship to the prestigious Thomson Reuters Trust Women Conference, and Edem Doreen Asimadu, representing youth at The Hunger Project-Ghana’s National Advisory Council.
A special video message by UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon was also part of the evening.
The charismatic Henry Bonsu, journalist and speaker, was our host for the night, bringing excitement and energy to the room. The evening’s entertainment consisted of traditional African music and dance by ACD arts, amazing Bollywood dancing performed by Flow Fuzion, and a beautiful performance by singer and harpist Lucinda Belle.
An exciting live auction led by Stephen Large followed the three course meal and performances, with prizes including a 2-day Ferrari test-drive in Italy, a Masterchef dining experience, and a “once-in-a-lifetime” investor trip to one of The Hunger Project programmes in Ghana.
The Hunger Project wishes to extend a warm thank you to all individuals and organisations who supported our gala dinner, your generosity and spirit prove that together we can become the
generation to end hunger by 2030. Thank you!
Blog by Kelsey Nocek