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Re: Maria Agnese Giraudo Memorial

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  • Andrius Kulikauskas
    Kennedy, I think that s wonderful. It s a great example of cross-cultural collaboration as Pamela wrote. Agnese truly loved Nafsi Africa Acrobats. Andrius
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 2, 2011

      I think that's wonderful. It's a great example of "cross-cultural
      collaboration" as Pamela wrote. Agnese truly loved Nafsi Africa Acrobats.


      Andrius Kulikauskas, http://www.selflearners.net, ms@..., (773) 306-3807

      2011.03.02 11:20, Kennedy Owino rašė:
      > Dear Pam and All,
      > Please add this to the tribute page you have opened at Dadamac.net.
      > The family and friends of Maria will be meeting for Maria's memorial
      > on Saturday 26th March 2011 to disperse the ashes at the sea and do a
      > mass atSt. Pius V (in Rome).
      > At 16.30 there will be a commemoration ceremony.
      > Please share this and spread it to those who would be interested to
      > attend the occassion.
      > I will be attending the ocassion together with Nafsi Africa Acrobats
      > who are currently touring Europe between February to September.
      > Nafsi Africa Acrobats who had been close acquaintances of Maria will
      > be perfoming at the ceremony in honour of their Heroine, Teacher, and
      > Mama.
      > This is a first step to salute and show respect to the late Maria, who
      > loved Perfomance Arts and supported it with her entire heart.
      > We are thinking of more tangible ways that we would initiate to keep
      > her in our memories and keep her legacy alive.
      > Perhaps start an Arts event in Kenya, Tanzania or Uganda that would be
      > bringing together her admirers, her dear friends in East Africa and
      > probably beyond to remember her.
      > For sure, there would be more ways to honour her.
      > We are interested in brainstorm with others who are interested in
      > setting up an initiative of some sort, Maria's memorial,
      > Maria foundation or something.
      > Peace,
      > Ken Owino
      > Nafsi Africa Acrobats
      > www.nafsiafrica.org <http://www.nafsiafrica.org>
      > - On *Thu, 2/24/11, Pamela McLean /<pam54321@...>/* wrote:
      > From: Pamela McLean <pam54321@...>
      > Subject: [learningfromeachother] Following the sad news of the
      > untimely death of Maria Agnese Giraudo
      > To: post@..., "learningfromeachother"
      > <learningfromeachother@yahoogroups.com>, "Mendenyo Men-denyo"
      > <mendenyo@yahoogroups.com>, "Holistic Helping"
      > <holistichelping@yahoogroups.com>
      > Date: Thursday, February 24, 2011, 12:39 PM
      > The sad news of Maria
      > <http://www.dadamac.net/network/maria-agnese-giraudo>'s untimely
      > death circulated through Minciu Sodas
      > <http://www.dadamac.net/network/minciu-sodas> on Wednesday,
      > attracting many shocked and sorrowful responses, and testimonies
      > about her life and her work.
      > Many of us first heard the news from Janet Feldman
      > <http://www.dadamac.net/network/janet-feldman> - leader of the
      > Minciu Sodas group Holistic Helping - who wrote:
      > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      > Dear Friends,
      > It is with a very heavy heart that I am posting the news--just
      > received from Chris Ouma--of the sudden passing of our beloved
      > friend, Maria Agnese Giraudo.
      > More details will follow, but I wanted to send this to everyone
      > now. I hope we can find a way to honor her and keep her memory and
      > legacy alive. She meant so much to many of us, and was a rare
      > spirit of caring and commitment in today's world.
      > May her soul rest in peace, and may we remember her with love and
      > joy always! Janet
      > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      > *Maria Agnese Giraudo Memorial*
      > As a first step I have opened up a space at Dadamac.net called
      > Maria Agnese Giraudo Memorial
      > <http://www.dadamac.net/initiatives/cross-cultural-collaboration/maria-agnese-giraudo-memorial>,
      > where we can gather our tributes together, and see if there is any
      > way we can collaborate in response to Janet's hope expressed
      > above. If you are interested in being involved (perhaps simply by
      > helping me to collect up in one place the testimonies that have
      > been posted in various Minciu Sodas groups) please email me
      > pamela.mclean@...
      > <http://us.mc1616.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=pamela.mclean@...>
      > - with Maria Agnese Giraudo Memorial in the subject line of your
      > email - and we will look at next steps together.
      > *Maria's funeral* will take place on *Friday 25, at 15:00 *and
      > another ceremony will be organised later - see email below from
      > Samwel Kongere <http://www.dadamac.net/network/samwel-kongere>
      > (leader of Minciu Sodas group Mendenyo)
      > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
      > From: *Samwel Kongere* <jambita1@...
      > <http://us.mc1616.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=jambita1@...>>
      > Date: 24 February 2011 13:37
      > Dear Friends,
      > it is with immense sadness that I am sharing with you the news
      > that our beloved friend Maria Agnese Giraudo has passed away a few
      > days ago.
      > The causes are yet to be ascertained; however, her death is
      > apparently linked with malaria.
      > I wish to inform those of you who could attend it that her
      > funerals will be held *tomorrow, Friday 25, at 15:00*, at the
      > "Cappella del cimitero di Santa Marinella" (Via dei Cipressi); the
      > cemetery should be located just before S. Marinella coming from Rome.
      > Another ceremony to remember properly Agnese and her
      > passionate activity towards Africa will be organised in the coming
      > months.
      > I apologize for those of you who already knew this bad news.
      > Best regards,
      > Roberto Dati
      > Forwarded by Samwel.
      > .
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