Date: 6th June 2024

Time: 3 to 5.00 pm

Kingsley Hall, Powis Rd, London E3 3HJ

Nearest Tube: Bromley-by-Bow (Hammersmith and City Line & District Line)

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Refreshments will be provided.

This year’s award recipients are Ben Parkinson & the educational NGO Chrysalis Uganda. Ben Parkinson, originally from Australia and raised in London, will share insights on his incredible journey. In 2008, Ben sold his house in the UK to fund his travel and poverty eradication efforts as an ambassador for the Global Poverty Project. Alongside community leader Grace Ayaa, Ben established the impactful Chrysalis Uganda project, which has made significant strides in education and poverty alleviation. Presentation by Lord Bhikhu Parekh, President of the Gandhi Foundation.

You can learn more about the Gandhi Foundation Peace Award, past recipients and some of the other activities that the Gandhi Foundation is involved in by visiting our Activities page on the website.