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Sunday, November 9

Brian A. Riemer Joins EACEF Board

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EACEF announced today that Brian A. Riemer has joined its Board of Directors. Brian is an Associate at Audax Mezzanine, a leading capital source for middle market companies. He also is a partner at Riemer Brothers LLC, a South Florida based real estate company. Previously, Brian worked as an Investment Banking Analyst with Peter J. Solomon Company in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Restructuring Groups. He received an A.B. with honors in Economics from Harvard University.

Andrew G. Sugrue
Chairman of the Board

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Thursday, August 14

Nemmy Ngigi Joins EACEF Board

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EACEF announced today that Nemmy Ngigi has joined its Board of Directors. Nemmy is a recent graduate of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa where he received a Bachelors of Law in 2014. In January of 2015, he will join the Kenya School of Law for his post graduate diploma in law, after which he will become an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. He is currently working at the Kilimani Project Foundation, a community development non-governmental organization established to improve the social-economic welfare of those that live and work in the suburb of Kilimani in Nairobi, Kenya. He is an active volunteer with a number of organizations across Nairobi and Central Province, Kenya. He has traveled to the United States and the Middle East, and extensively in Africa.  

Andrew G. Sugrue
Chairman of the Board

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Monday, June 2

Patrick J. Furlong Joins EACEF Board

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EACEF announced today that Patrick J. Furlong has joined its Board of Directors. Patrick is an Associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Peter J. Solomon Company, a leading boutique investment bank in New York City. He is a magna cum laude graduate of the Huntsman Program, a select dual-degree program in international studies and business at the University of Pennsylvania, where he wrote an honors thesis on neoliberal economic development. He holds a B.A. degree in International Studies from the School of Arts and Sciences and a B.S. degree in Economics from the Wharton School of Business. Patrick has lived and traveled extensively in Latin America, Europe and the Middle East.

Andrew G. Sugrue
Chairman of the Board

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Monday, May 12

EACEF Releases 2014 Fact Sheet

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EACEF today released its 2014 Fact Sheet. The document outlines EACEF's successes to date and plans for this year. Click here to see all of EACEF's historical publications.

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Thursday, May 8

Completion of Shalom Junior School Block 4

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Today EACEF completed Block 4 of Shalom Junior School outside Fort Portal, Uganda. The new block will house additional classroom space as well as a library and art room for Shalom's 200+ students. Since 2008, EACEF and its partners have built 11 classrooms, staff offices and other school facilities at Shalom Junior School. EACEF is currently in the process of bringing electricity to the school as well as installing a playground, soccer field, basketball court and volleyball court. EACEF is fundraising for the construction of a kitchen / mess hall and boys' and girls' dormitories to house an additional 160 students. Click here to learn more about the Shalom Project. To learn about how you can help, click here

Belo w are a few photos of the classrooms under construction. 

Andr ew G. Sugrue
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Monday, March 3

Stewart L. Long Joins EACEF Board

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We are excited to announce that Stewart L. Long has joined the Board of Directors of EACEF. Stewart is an investment banker at Goldman Sachs in the Consumer / Retail group. Stewart brings a range of non-profit experience to EACEF. She previously led or co-founded organizations focused on issues ranging from promoting youth social engagement to empowering minority entrepreneurs. 


Andrew G. Sugrue
Chairman of the Board

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Monday, July 8

Joshua M. Ford Joins EACEF Board

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EACEF announced today that Joshua M. Ford has joined its Board of Directors. Joshua is a management consultant at IBM. Joshua brings to EACEF significant experience in non-profit management and international development. He previously founded or led organizations dealing with youth social engagement and education in Ecuador. Joshua was a Fulbright Scholar in Mexico City and a Morehead Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Andrew G. Sugrue
Chairman of the Board

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Monday, May 30

Kimberly N. Hayez Joins EACEF Board

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We are pleased to announce that Kimberly N. Hayez has joined the Board of Directors of EACEF. Kimberly is a financial services professional whose experience includes emerging markets investing at Investcorp in Bahrain and mergers and acquisitions advisory at Deutsche Bank in New York. Kimberly brings to EACEF experience in non-profit management and expertise in public health. 

Andrew G. Sugrue
Chairman of the Board

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Monday, February 22

Benefit Show A Success

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The EACEF Benefit Show on February 19th at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta was a huge success!  Over 500 students from more than six Atlanta area high schools attended the event.  The Show featured acts by performing artist Gorilla Zoe, as well as rising stars including Dow Jones, Lil Shaun, and Jaquis.  Thanks to a matching grant, the concert took in over $27,000 that will be used to fund EACEF's feeding programs at  Kirimara Primary School and C hania Primary School.

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Tuesday, January 26

Gorilla Zoe to play at EACEF Benefit Show

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"EACEF Benefit Show ft. Gorilla Zoe" Announced

Be at the Fox Theater in Downtown Atlanta on Friday, February 19th for EACEF's Benefit Show with Gorilla Zoe! Regular admission is $28 and VIP admission is $42. VIPs get to hang out and take pictures with Gorilla Zoe after the concert in the upper balcony! VIPs also enjoy complimentary drinks and a t-shirt. The proceeds from the concert will be matched by a donor and will fund EACEF's school feeding programs tha t feed over 400 children everyday for an entire year! Hurry and get your ticket today because space is limited and you don't want to miss this.

GET YOUR TICKETS AT http://eacef. ticketleap.com/zoe

EACEF, or the East African Children's Education Fund, is a student-run, non-profit created to engage and support communities in East Africa in an effort to raise the standard of education for its children. To learn more about EACEF or to make a donation, visit w ww.EACEF.org.

If you have any questions, please contact Carolyn Candler, Executive Director- Atlanta.

Office: (404) 609 6399

Email: [email protected]

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