HISA — Hope Initiatives South Africa - Namibia
Your Help Preserves
Brighten someone's future! Fill an empty belly! Help create hopes and dreams! Build schools! You can do this and more!
- Nourishing Minds – donations for school supplies and more
- Jammin' Towards Our Goals – donate unused preserve jars and fruits
- Fundraising for Futures – cash donations for valuable projects and resources
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News, Travel and Events
Family Dinner and Meeting at Safari West
Wednesday, November 17, 2010, 5:00-9:00pm
HOPE Preserves and Safari West welcome Patricia and John, our Sister School founders, who have traveled from Namibia to present their projects.
Eat while wild animals roam nearby! Enjoy dinner, presentations, silent auction and door prizes. $5 for kids age 12 and under, $10 for adults.
3115 Porter Creek Road (Guest Entrance on Franz Valley Road)
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Voluntourism News — back to Namibia, Spring 2011
We are going back to Africa! Guided by Board Member Joanne Borovoy, employees from Safari West are headed to work at our sister school in Katutura, Namibia for three weeks this spring.
Watch for another trip leaving this summer. Ready to go? Thinking about going? Contact HOPE Preserves to put your name on the list or to express an interest in future journeys.
A Garden Grows in Namibia
Wednesday, November 10th, 2010, 7:00 PM
The founders and co-directors of Hope Initiatives Southern Africa - Patricia Sola and John Mafukidze - are visiting VIVA, The Culinary Institute of Florence and Italian Cultural Center.
- 7:00-7:30PM - Mingle with fruit, cheese, sweets, tea and coffee.
- 7:30-8:30PM - Doug, Patricia and John will give their presentation.
- 8:30PM - Questions & conversation
The event is free. Slow Harvest & Slow Food Sonoma County North seek to raise awareness for this worthy project.
Contact for more information.
Friends, food and music to benefit Hope Initiatives in Namibia
Sunday, November 14, 2010, 3:00pm
Project Open Hand and Food For Thought invite you to this Savory Thymes event, in support of our partnership with Hope Initiatives in Namibia. It will be a special afternoon of friends, food and music at Hillside Gardens in Mill Valley with Guests of Honor Patricia Sola and John Mafukidze, Founders and Co-Directors of Hope Initiatives. Guests will enjoy an exquisitely prepared African meal, live West African music, and Hillside Gardens’ beautiful grounds. Patricia Sola will give a slide show presentation about the amazing work of Hope Initiatives. Tickets are $100 each and all proceeds will directly support Hope Initiatives in Windhoek, Namibia.
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