Ladies Lunch

GEF's very first ladies lunch will take place this summer, kindly headline sponsored by The Property Duo.

Date: Friday, 16th of September 2022

Time: 1pm to 5pm

Location: Union Kirk, Union Street, Aberdeen

Cost: Tickets are £50pp which includes, a goodie bag, arrival drink, 3 course lunch consisting of canapes, main course and a fabulous dessert, followed by teas and coffees. Tables of 8 & 10 are £400 & £500 respectively.

Our guest speakers include Alison MacLachlan the UK Director at The Wood Foundation and the Directors of the Property Duo, Stef Paterson and Jade Flanagan.

We will have a range of stalls featuring some female led local businesses in attendance. You will have the opportunity to sample their products and if you choose, purchase for yourselves or loved ones.

Tickets can be purchased by emailing kayleigh@gathimbaedwardsfoundation.org, please state the number of tickets you require and Kayleigh will be in touch to confirm your seats and payment details.

All funds raised will go towards:

- Paying the school fees of determined and talented girls who are out of school due to a lack of fees. It will also provide them with uniform, shoes, stationery, books and sanitary towels

- Improving the living conditions of girls who struggle to study due to lack of light and furniture to do their homework

- Developing our counselling service, which started in Jan 2021 thanks to a one year grant, into a psychosocial support program.  Lead by our social worker Serah, it will include a range of services and events designed to support, guide and encourage children and their parents

- Starting and expanding businesses and farming projects for inspiring women through our Two Feet Initiative


The event will focus on female empowerment and there will be guest speakers, fundraising activities, magic performed by Neil McArthur and live music from Rhianne Armstrong .


To find out more about the event or our Gold, Silver, Bronze, Welcome Drink and Print sponsorship opportunities which start at £250, please get in touch by emailing kayleigh@gathimbaedwardsfoundation.org


Stef Paterson and Jade Flannigan, Directors of The Property Duo said: 
 
"We are delighted to be supporting the upcoming Gathimba Edwards Foundation Ladies Lunch, a hugely worthwhile cause that is close to our hearts- empowering women to be the best they can be, whatever their circumstances.
"Combined with our own passion for property, the foundation’s work really struck a chord with us. Learning how GEF are bettering children and families lives in Kenya through their great work in house building, it’s a privilege for us to be supporting the foundation".

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