Fundraising for Ebola victims by ‘brunching’

World Today

As the gaze of the global community shifts away from the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, a group of African women in New York are doing what they can to raise money for the cause. Called African Ladies Who Brunch, the group aims to get women from the African diaspora together to keep the focus and fundraising going. CCTV America’s Nick Harper filed this report from New York.

Fundraising for Ebola victims by 'brunching'

Fundraising for Ebola victims by 'brunching'

As the gaze of the global community shifts away from the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, a group of African women in New York are doing what they can to raise money for the cause. Called African Ladies Who Brunch, the group aims to get women from the African diaspora together to keep the focus and fundraising going. CCTV America's Nick Harper filed this report from New York.

Highlights:

  • The idea behind African Ladies Who Brunch is to serve up a meal with meaning. South African Roxsanne Dyssell formed this group to create a forum for fundraising to promote sustainable development in Africa.
  • The women is currently collecting money to help educate Liberian children orphaned by Ebola and they’re trying to keep the cause at the top of the menu of global issues.