BSU hosts Nambia benefit

The UCSD Black Student Union and Mission Namibia will host a fundraiser, “An Afternoon with Mission Namibia,” from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 11 on the campus’ Price Center-East Ballroom, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla.

The family-oriented event will feature the San Diego Black Storytellers, Africian drummers and dancers, refreshments, and a presentation by the 25 students of The Bishop’s School in La Jolla who recently returned from a community service project in Namibia. The Del Mar founder of Mission Namibia, Alison Royle, will be in attendance.

Tickets, $5-$40, are available at the USCD box office (858) 534-8497 and online at Mission Namibia is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering the people of Namibia toward becoming economically self-sustaining by partnering with them to fulfill their education and health needs.