Africa Comes to Samovar

Joanne Jorissen and new life

Joanne Jorissen and new life

Samovar Tea Lounge Hayes Valley will host an evening of African tea and a discussion with Joanne Jorissen, a midwife in Africa and founder of African Mothers Health Initiative.

An award-winning short documentary on her work in Malawi, Africa will be shown, and you will have an opportunity to try some rare handcrafted African teas (voluntary donations for tea will go to Joanne’s organization, African Mothers’ Health Initiative).

You are welcome to have dinner while listening to Joanne speak of her travels, work, and commitment to change through the African Mothers’ Health Initiative.  If you can’t make the event, please visit her website:

When: Monday, October 19, 2009
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Cost: Free
Where: Samovar Tea Lounge Hayes Valley
297 Page Street @ Laguna
San Francisco

Phone: (415) 861-0303

The event is open to the public and free of charge.

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