Africans Perform To Aid A Local Non Profit

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Africans Perform To Aid  A Local Non Profit

Time: July 1, 2014 from 12pm to 6pm
Location: La Mesa Presbyterian church
Street: 7401 Copper Ave. NE
City/Town: Albuquerque
Phone: 505 435 5741
Event Type: fundraiser, and, craft, fair., which, starts, from, 12.00, p.m, to, 4.00, then, musical, concert, 4.30, p.mto, 6.00
Organized By: Nkazi Sinandile
Latest Activity: Jul 1, 2014

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For Immediate Release:      Contact   Nkazi Sinandile  at (505)  435 -5741

Good through Sunday, July 20, 2014

Couple and African Youth perform To  Aid A Local New Mexico Non Profit

( Albuquerque, New Mexico- The South African Orion Duet long time residents of New Mexico together with Matunda Ya Yesu youth group will perform at La Mesa Presbyterian church at 4.30 p.m. to benefit a local volunteer driven not profit Immigrant And Refugee Resource Village Of Albuquerque’s micro-enterprise project, New Mexico Women’s Global Pathways.

The duo was formed in 1979 shortly after the duo married in South Africa to celebrate the inspirational power of African gospel music. The Matunda Ya Yesu youth choir is formed of children, who are refugees and immigrants of African descent.  Since 2007 Lungile Sinandile a member of the South African Orion Duet alongside his wife, Nkazi Sinandile continue to train and coach these children in helping others, singing and cultural dance since their arrival as refugees from Africa .  The two groups often sing together and have dedicated themselves to sharing the joy of faith through cultural music, drumming and dance with audiences in New Mexico and the United States.

The South African Orion Duet,

www.southafricanorionduet.com is one of many vehicles the duo uses to further their mission of helping New Mexico refugees, homeless and almost homeless and other hard to reach at risk New Mexicans and immigrants, as well as HIV/AIDS orphans in South Africa.

As part of this event, from 12.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.

New Mexico’s at risk women and their children, who receive free classes in sewing, beading, crotchet and specialized English as a second language instruction at New Mexico Women’s Global Pathways, will sell unique crafts including jewelry, tote bags including bags made from recycled rice bags, decorative pillows, scarves and ethnic garments. Entrepreneurs at this sales event include New Mexico’s women, who are finding it difficult to place healthy meals on their families’ tables with some at the edge of homelessness.

Musical concert starts at 4.30 p.m and ends at 6.00 p.m.  Admission is Free, but

free- will donations will be accepted.

The South African Orion Duet Ministries founded IRRVA, a New Mexico non profit organization with a 501 c (3) status bridges, and enhances gaps in refugee, other immigrants and other identified hard to reach and at risk New Mexico families. Working alongside ethnic communities, resettling agencies, other local organizations IRRVA’s overall mission is to provide culturally sensitive, assistance geared at empowering families to become self sufficient and to lead independent lives.

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