November 28, 2013
Thanksgiving Day Medical Treatment at the Community Center

A group of American doctors and dentists called Ethiopia Smile visited our Community Center and treated over 300 parients!  Our Programs Director Girma Amdie is seen here with Ethiopia Smiles founder Moody Alexander. Girma just had a tooth pulled, but he was smiling on the inside...

photo captions: top row- cocktail hour, board of directors Jay, Anja & Heather, Wythe Screening Room.
bottom row- marquee, merch table, sold out crowd.

November 18, 2013
NYC Film screening of Girl Rising

The Lelt Foundation presented the film Girl Rising at the Wythe Screening Room in Brooklyn, New York. The sold out event proved to be a fantastic evening of spectacular food by Restaraunt Reynard, drinks and a viewing of this groundbreaking film narrated by Liam Neeson, Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Selma Hayek and Alicia Keys. The film, which explores the courage and conviction of 9 girls across the globe fighting for their right to an education, encapsulates the challenges that girls in our village of Kara Kore marquee, are faced with daily.