Cumann na Daoine

A community based organisation in Youghal, Co. Cork, Ireland.

Celebrate Africa Day: 3 events Tuesday 25th May

Cork County Council – Bia Friend – Sindi’s Africa Day Cookalong Tickets, Tue 25 May 2021 at 18:00 | Eventbrite

We are excited to partner with Bia Friend in celebration of Africa Day to bring you Sindi’s Zimbabwean cookalong. Sindi will show you how to make Peanut stew with spinach and okra. Ingredients list sent in advance. Sign up to secure one of 30 free places in aid of the Danú Project. All proceeds from Cork County Council go towards covering our friends in Direct Provision’s expenses and the Danú Project. Danú is a recently established charity that helps asylum-seekers through empowerment projects. Their main focus is around supporting expecting mothers and newborn babies in Direct Provision as well as supporting asylum seekers with their mental health.

Join the fantastic Julie Cocco at 7pm for a hair braiding tutorial! The first 25 sign-ups will receive braiding hair, a comb and lock + hold cream in the post! Sign up before midday on Monday 24th to receive products on time.

Check out Cork County Arts’ Facebook page, Twitter or the Cork County Council on Africa Day to view a story recorded especially for us by Nandi Jola, poet.

Nandi Jola is a poet, storyteller and playwright based in Northern Ireland. She was born in South Africa and grew up under the apartheid regime. Resilient and defiant, Nandi started writing poetry at the age of fourteen. She founded the ‘nandijproject’ in 2010 with the vision to tackle women trafficking and sexual exploitation. Follow her on Twitter: @nandijproject

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