The UNIVERSITY Of Oxford AFRICA SOCIETY, THE OTHER FOUNDATION AND GIVEOUT TEAM UP FOR LGBTQI RIGHTS

 
July 20, 2018

(OXFORD)— On Saturday 19 May 2018, The University of Oxford Africa Society held the ‘A Million Ones’ dinner in aid of the Southern African charity The Other Foundation. AfriSoc partnered with GiveOut to establish a one-off mechanism for donations, which allowed attendees of the dinner to show their support for the regional LGBTQI movement by donating to The Other Foundation in a tax-efficient way.

This forms part of GiveOut’s sustained commitment to innovatation in the fundraising space.

The event was a great success and the gifts donated will go a long way to supporting the projects funded by The Other Foundation. Projects will be funded on the recommendation of the Foundation’s peer reviewers and with the approval of these by the Board.

 

Notes

The University of Oxford Africa Society (AfriSoc or OUAS) seeks to set the agenda for the future of the African continent by providing a platform for students hailing from or interested in Africa to critically engage. The society is a community of change agents passionate about Africa. Representatives of LGBTQI chapters from different colleges at Oxford and members of AfriSoc were in attendance at the dinner. For more information on The University of Oxford Africa Society, please follow the link: oxforduniversityafricasociety.com

The Other Foundation is a Southern African charitable organisation that advances equality and freedom, with a particular focus on sexual orientation and gender identity. Its remit is to protect and promote human rights and social inclusion for LGBTQI people in the Southern African region, and to support other groups working in this field.

The Other Foundation has two rounds of grantmaking annually. The first round is allocated to general LGBTQI grants and projects. The second is focussed on lesbian and transgender focussed projects and organisations.

 

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