Salaam nyingi,

I intended to post this earlier today/this week, but the day/the week, has run away from me; yaani speedy. I want to let you know that I am attending CARE's One Night Event - A Powerful Noise, tonight.

It is a documentary that takes you inside the lives of three women to witness their daily challenges and their significant victories over poverty and oppression. Hanh is an HIV-positive widow in Vietnam. Nada, a survivor of the Bosnian war. And Jacqueline works the slums of Bamako, Mali. Three very different lives. Three vastly different worlds. But they share something in common: Power. These women are each overcoming gender barriers to rise up and claim a voice in their societies. Through their empowerment and ability to empower others, Hanh, Nada and Jacqueline are sparking remarkable changes. Fighting AIDS. Rebuilding communities. Educating girls.

Join us:

I'll be back to discuss the film.


Mama Shujaa.


  1. Looking forward to hearing about this, Hana. I wish I could be doing work like this. . .when my kids are older. . .


  2. Hi Friend.. Interesting post.. Nice blog.. Keep up the good work.. Will drop by your site often.. Do find time to visit my blog and post your comments.. Take care mate.. Cheers!!!

  3. Please keep us updated. Would have loved to have seen this.

  4. It’s been a crazy busy week for me too. Glad to hear you have been up to interesting things and good causes.

  5. Very much look forward to hearing your review about what looks like a fascinating documentary, Mama. I've watched the trailer and it is mesmerizing.

  6. and how was the film?? week-end njema. x j

  7. Asante sana for the comments. A review will follow shortly!


Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Swallow Me

See the World, No Visa Required