UNICEF, Sheraton Hotel Abuja embark on R2A, flea market fundraiser for under-privileged children

Posted: December 9, 2016 in general

The R2A group of the Sheraton Abuja Hotel

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Nigeria and the Sheraton Abuja Hotel have teamed up with the rest of world to raise funds for the Road to Awareness (R2A) initiative.

The R2A is a fundraising initiative in which the Legacy Starwood Hotels partners with UNICEF under the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene programme to provide safe water and sanitation as well as nutrition to children in affected areas of the world.

Sheraton Abuja Hotel also in the same vein organized a colourful flea market at the hotel’s Ladi Kwali Conference Centre.

The flea market venue became a one-stop shop with over eighty vendors all selling interesting items ranging from vintage African clothes, uniquely designed material, jewellery, art & craft, cosmetics, books, kiddies items and gadgets just to name a few.

The event which held, penultimate weekend, was spiced with good music, choice pastries and beverages.

Customers were able to experience an enriching and unforgettable time out with shopping and interacting.

The exercise commenced which in the morning and ended at 7 in the evening, provided a veritable platform for products to be displayed at heavily discounted prices which gave a fun twist to the shopping experience.

Remarking, the UNICEF Ambassador for the Hotel, who also doubles as Communications Manager for Starwood Legacy Hotels in Nigeria, Ms Nanji Tyem said: “We are privileged to be part of teams that support the population of the world’s children that need these funds to improve their lives which gives them a level ground to achieve their potential”.


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