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The Rise of Congo Guest Speaker: Khaliah Ali

Please meet one of our guest speakers, Khaliah Ali! Like her father Muhammad Ali, takes part in numerous philanthropic activities throughout the world. Recently, she went to the DRC for the 35year celebration of her dad’s “Rumble in the Jungle” … Continue reading

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Clinton Global Initiative Features GMF

“GMF is honored to have Noella recently appear in the “Clinton Global Initiative” video representing our foundation. The video summarized the main events of helping others worldwide that CGI either took part in or gave special attention to. Here is … Continue reading

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BBC Interviews GMF

Today, BBC will interview our founder, Noella, about her work with GMF and our future goals. She will be interviewed for BBC radio at 2:30 PM and have a live interview on BBC’s World Focus in Africa at 5:30 PM, … Continue reading

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The Rise of Congo Guest Speaker: Kara Gerson

We are very excited to have Kara Gerson, Executive Director of the Voss Foundation attending and guest speaking at our March 19th event to discuss her recent trip to the GMF school for its opening along with the Voss Foundation … Continue reading

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Joe Whinney: Theo Chocolate

We are very excited and honored to have Theo Chocolate, along with its founder and CEO Joe Whinney, be a part of our March 19th Rise of Congo Event! Theo has been a large contributor to GMF and Joe will … Continue reading

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Willy Yav speaks about GMF

We would like to extend a special thanks to our supporter, PGYMA, and Willy Yav, who spoke recently of the GMF school: “I have known Noella for years now and have been on the GMF newsletter mailing list for a … Continue reading

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Congo Dreams: Hopes and Prospects for the Future

A few weeks ago, Noella sat on a panel with Kassim Kayira, Jean-Roger Kaseki, Patrick Smith, and Ben Shepherd at the “Congo Dreams: Hopes and Prospects for the Future” At the event, Noella said, “We have to stop this cycle. … Continue reading

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Fabrice Muamba & Noella’s Son Discuss GMF

Fabrice Muamba, a retired football player that was born in the DRC, recently sat down with Noella’s son, who explained everything about GMF to him.

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Fixing the roads to the GMF School

Pictured below is Yamandou Alexander and GMF local Sebastien with an Office of the Minister of Infrastructure representative. We are getting close to having the road complete. The roads are currently in horrible condition; it is difficult to bring the … Continue reading

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NY SOCIAL STATUS Covers our March 19th Event

We are very excited to have the influential NEW YORK SOCIAL STATUS.com write a featured piece on our March 19th event! The story can be found here: http://nysocialstatus.com/2013/02/28/the-rise-of-congo-empowering-through-education-fundraiser-held-at-asellina-in-nyc/ STATUS.com is also sending someone to cover the event and write a follow-up … Continue reading

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