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Need: Need someone to tell their story

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We have the chance to really reach out to Congressman David Price and Senate Candidate Kay Hagan's husband Chip this Friday in Cary, NC. We are having an "International discussion" meeting with a focus on women, and both of these people will be attending. However, one of our speakers pulled out last minute, and thus we don't have anyone to bring the personal touch to the meeting.

I am therefore desperately looking for someone who lives in or near Cary, NC to come talk - you don't need to be a public speaker or someone important, all we want is a woman who knows first-hand what life is like in areas of extreme poverty, and who is willing to talk about it. We have a panel of speakers so you won't be the only person talking. (Your talk will be 7 min).

PLEASE would someone help me out! It is very important that we put a personal face to the plight of women in poverty around the world.

Please contact Nicole 919-949-3685
Thanks!

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Jennifer Ruwart's picture

Welcome to PulseWire

Nicole,

Welcome to PulseWire! I spotlighted your post on the homepage.

I am wondering if you have reached out to your local food bank, pantries or churches? I am sure you have, but here's a link just in case:
http://www.feedingamerica.org/how_to_help/state_events/results?s=NC

Good luck! I know you'll find a powerful voice to tell her story.

All my best,
Jennifer

nicole's picture

Thank you! Nicole

Thank you!
Nicole

Dear colleagues,

I am a Ugandan volunteer child rights activist and freelance scribe who has been invited to present my paper on the Topic: VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN IN UGANDA at a Conference organized by the Association for Research on Mothering in York University , Toronto , Canada , 23-26 October, 2008. (See Conference website: www.yorku.ca/arm)I am the main presenter and author of this paper. I will co-present it with a woman MP on the Parliamentary Gender and Social Development committee.

I have been offered free accommodation by the Conference Organizers at a Hotel adjacent to York University . See attached copy. Besides, I have just returned from Australia where I presented a paper on the topic: “Child labour, a threat to the future skilled manpower in Uganda ” at an International Conference on Child labour and Child Exploitation in August 2008. Please find this paper on the conference website: www.childjustice.org/wsecl/html/papers.htm I have previously presented papers in Belgium (2006) and Azerbaijan (2008) and attended a Child Rights in Practice training organized by the International Institute for Child Rights and Development at the University of Victoria in Canada last year.

May I kindly request for your assistance in raising funds for my air ticket to facilitate my participation at this important conference. The British Airways Corporation in Kampala has promised me a discounted ticket offer at 1,887 US$ on humanitarian grounds. I have also contacted KLM Airlines in Uganda who gave me a tentative flight booking but they promised to give me a discounted rate.See KLM flight booking below.

May i suggest that at least 19 people send me at least 100 US $ each to me using western union money transffer or moneygram money transffer so that i raise that mony urgently so that i be able to purchace the ticket from British Airways or KLM air ways in their Kampala office.

Alternatively, one individual pilanthropist or philanthropic organisation can purchace the e-ticket online indication my departure date as 21st October 2008and return date around 30th November 2008 and send it to me via my email: See my contact details below.

I will be grateful when this request meets your benevolence.

Yours truly,

Fredrick Charles Guluma
Volunteer Child Rights Activist
Foundation for Development of Needy Communities NGO
Mbale Uganda East Africa
Cell phone: +256 751 548255

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CFGULUMA

Jennifer Ruwart's picture

wonderful opportunity

Frederick,

This is a wonderful opportunity, so I also added it to Resource ExChange, which is where our community members can ask for what they need and offer. You can see your request spotlighted on our homepage.(www.pulsewire.net)

Might I make a suggestion:
Ask the conference organizers if they would come on to PulseWire and vouch for you. People are generally very wary of sending money to people they do not know by Western Union, so maybe conference organizers would let our community donate to them. If you initiate the conversation, I am happy to support in anyway I can.

I'll send you an private message to follow up.

Best,
Jennifer

The conference organisers have created a conference announcement alert on PulseWire and vouch for me in their jounal entry.

Their user name is: association for research on mothering on PulseWire. Please visit it and help me. The community can buy an e-ticket and send details to my email: and in case an individual contributes money, let them alert me on my cellphone +256751548255 and call if possibe my names FREDRICK CHRLES GULUMA

Childrightsactivisit

CFGULUMA

tabby's picture

i wish i could do it

hi nicole,i wish that i could do this...i have gone public about my status and i live in a 3rd world country so i know what what poverty is.if you wish i could write you a speech...my speech but if that is not effective...may be i could help next time...

i hope that you find the help that you are looking for and first.

regards

tabby.

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