The Launch of the Mama Ibado Charity took place at the stunning Aga Khan Museum on Saturday February 27th.
The Mama Ibado Charity provides support for elders in rural communities in Kenya. Their mission is "feeding our elders is our responsibility"
The Launch featured speeches from Charity Founder and President Ahmed Jibril, The High Commissioner of Kenya to Canada The Honourable Ambassador John Lepi Lanyasunya, The Governor of Kenya's Red Cross Society Dr. Mohamud Said and the 1st Member of Parliament of Somali Heritage Mr. Ahmed Hussein (MP York South-Weston).
Performers at the event included the talented artist Faduma Mohamed and the Akwaba Dance group who entertained the crowd with some wonderful African Drumming and Dance.
The organizers of the event would like to thank all the attendees for their generous donations and the volunteers for all their contributions! If you would like to donate funds to the Mama Ibado Charity you can do so by visiting the following link: www.mamaibado.org.
· Amb: H.E John Lepi Lanyasunya – High Commissioner of Kenya to Canada- Ottawa office
· Dr. Mohamud Said – Governor of Kenya Red Cross Society
· Ahmed Hussein – MP York South – Weston
· Ahmed Jibril – Founder and President Mama Ibado Charity.
Performers: Faduma Mohamed
Akwaba Dance Group
Videographer: Gali Studios
Cupcakery: Shikor Cupcakes