Events - in Africa

Celebration of the 2016 Fuller Challenge

When: Wednesday, November 16 | 6 – 9pm

Where: Wythe Hotel, 80 Wythe Avenue. Brooklyn, New York 11211

 

Join The Buckminster Fuller Institute at the Wythe Hotel for a celebration of the 2016 Fuller Challenge.

The 2016 Fuller Challenge Grand Prize will be awarded to the Rainforest Solutions Project, and will also celebrate the 2016 Student Category Winner, CHHAT, and the 2016 Challenge Finalists:

  • Cooperación Comunitaria
  • CommuniTree by Taking Root
  • Una Hakika by the Sentinel Project
  • The Urban Death Project
  • and Waterbank Schools by PITCHAfrica, a US based not-for-profit organization that provides innovative Sport-led, Community-Integrated Rainwater Harvesting infrastructures and programs for areas of Africa where lack of access to water is a major cause of poverty. Using Sport as a catalyst, PITCHAfrica provide ‘places of assembly’ for a community where knowledge can be shared on Rainwater Harvesting, Water filtration and sustainable WASH and sustainable agricultural practices.
Celebration of the 2016 Fuller Challenge
Waterbank Schools by PITCHAfrica

a man-made eco-system, which when implanted into an existing environmental eco-system can heal the land, bind the community together, transform lives, build businesses and teach the next generation that they can live well, while addressingissues of gender, food scarcity, water needs and health.”

– Jane Harrison and David Turnbull, Co-founders.

 

Please join us to honor the accomplishments of these outstanding teams.

The evening will entail a short program about the Fuller Challenge, followed by the awarding of the Omnioculi prize and $100,000 check to the Winner of the Challenge.

 

Event Details

Drinks: 6pm
Remarks: 7pm
Music and celebration: 8pm

Reservations

Event space is limited. Please REGISTER to secure entrance.

 

For further information: 

For further information about the event, please visit The Fuller Challenge´s Website.

Read more about the winning project here.

Read more in Apsaidal about Waterbanks by PITCHAfrica here (Comming soon).

 

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