Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been quoted as saying "Do a little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world." Well, Shared Interest (www.sharedinterest.org) is doing their part in doing good to help make the lives of South Africans a whole lot better!
Shared Interest (www.sharedinterest.org) is a New York based social investment fund whose mission it is to help South African's mobilize their economically disenfranchised communities. Together, Shared Interest and Thembani International Guarantee Fund (www.thembani.org) guarantee South African bank loans to low-income communities (and their own financial institutions) to create affordable housing, businesses, jobs and other important services to support the economic and social growth of this great democratic nation.
So it is in that spirit that Shared Interest is having it's 20th anniversary annual awards gala which is being held on February 27, 2014 and will take place at Gotham Hall, 1356 Broadway, New York, NY.
Honorees at this gala will be Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, social justice advocate and philanthropist The Rev. Mpho Tut, South African filmmaker and producer of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Anant Singh and South African Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool along with anti-apartheid human rights activist Rosieda Shabodien.
So if you believe in social justice and helping those who can't always help themselves then click HERE and attend this impressive award gala!