Mon 7 Oct 2019, 21.34
CIRCL - Event Space

Charity Dinner for Slum Dwellers International (SDI)

Join us for a night of learning, entertainment and an auction, while enjoying a meal prepared by CIRCL’s own chef Rudolf Brand
This event is in English

This event offers an excellent opportunity to engage in conversation with those who are confronted with the effects of climate change, poverty and exclusion on a daily basis, and who are finding innovative solutions to these problems on a daily basis, too. Slum dwellers may be poor, but they are rich in mind. Faced with the challenges of living in a slum, they have been coming up with concrete practical and sustainable solutions for years. From tiny houses, to community-based solutions to water and sanitation, to solar energy and recycling.

The benefit dinner is dedicated to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and liveable, sustainable and thriving cities for everyone. Join us for a night of learning, entertainment and an auction, all of course while enjoying a sustainable and circular meal prepared by CIRCL’s acclaimed chef: Rudolf Brand.

With the proceeds from the charity dinner, SDI can pay for part of the annual ‘Sessions’. This gives SDI the chance to talk to entrepreneurs, politicians and professionals on their own terms rather than as guests at someone else’s party, where the urban poor are so often regarded as ornamental, forced to speak on topics form other people’s agendas. Instead, as hosts and experts of their own event, SDI’s leaders can present themselves and their message for what it is: an integral and indispensable part of the solution to our global problems.

Are you interested in attending the charity dinner? Please send an email to


19:00 - Reception and welcome by SDI and moderator Ikenna Zuike
19:30 - 23:00 4-course dinner with speakers, live music by Karin Bloemen, and an auction
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