The Desert Flower Foundation and the “Freie Kino Künstlerhaus” hosted a “Desert Flower- Information Eventing”, which was artistically accompanied by Timna Brauer and Mijou Kovacs.
Miriam Baghdady, Communications Manager of the Desert Flower Foundation hosted the evening and in collaboration with the board members, the projects from the sponsorship program “Save a little Desert Flower” to the Desert Flower medical centers. Mrs. Walch, author and midwife, read from her new book “Blutiges Brautgeld”, and talked about her experiences on FGM in Senegal. Barbara Pöll, responsible for international relations in the Desert Flower Foundation read from the books of Waris Dirie. Professor Dr. Sepp Leodolter, Vice President of the Desert Flower Foundation, introduced the medical projects and the planned Desert Flower Foundation Competence Center in Vienna. Dr. Gerald Ganzger, Vice President of the Desert Flower Foundation, elaborated the legal aspects and presented international campaigns. Mag. Alfred Lutschinger, CFO of the Desert Flower Foundation presented our sponsorship program “Save a little Desert Flower”.
This evening was the start of a series of information events of the Desert Flower Foundation in Europe and the United States to report on our work, to raise awareness and particularly to win over more people both as supporters and staff.