Tag archives: African Women Rising

Keeping the Peace
By Richard Mineards   |   October 3, 2019

Members of the Santa Barbara chapter of the United Nations Association were spoilt for choice at the third annual Peace Prize dinner at the University Club. Normally there are three nominations to choose from, but this year seven candidates were up for the accolade. The super septet included Leslie Clark, founder of the NOMAD Foundation, […]

Goat Fest
By Richard Mineards   |   May 9, 2019

Goats were in abundance when the 12-year-old African Women Rising, a northern Uganda charity, held its third Goat Fest with more than 200 guests at a rustic Cold Spring Road estate, raising enough to purchase 300 of the animals. “It’s not so much a fund raiser as a friend raiser, to draw attention to the […]

Get up and Goat
By Richard Mineards   |   May 17, 2018

Goats were in abundance when 12-year-old African Women Rising, a northern Uganda charity, held its second Goat Fest with more than 200 guests at a rustic Cold Springs Road estate, raising enough to purchase 300 of the animals. “It’s not so much a fund raiser as friend raiser, to draw attention to the 11-year-old organization,” […]