People we work with and support
Askari Travel and AMREF
Muriel Truter, owner of Askari Travel, has been an avid supporter of AMREF since 1997, and sits on the Canadian Board of Directors. She also leads the charge and Chairs AMREF’s major fundraising event, the Africa Marketplace Gala every spring in Toronto.
Muriel was instrumental in introducing AMREF to their largest individual donor, and works tirelessly connecting like-minded people to the cause. Her wonderful suppliers and business associates have also been extremely generous with sponsorships and gift-in-kind donations.
“Muriel’s enthusiasm for AMREF and her belief in the work that we do is incredibly uplifting. We cannot thank her enough for her continued support”. Anne Marie Kamanye, AMREF Canada Executive Director.
Who is AMREF?
From its’ inception as the Flying Doctors of East Africa 55 years ago, AMREF is now so much more. As Africa’s leading public health organization they work in remote and underserviced communities across Africa, developing and implementing sustainable solutions for the critical health challenges facing the continent. Through community involvement they empower individuals and families to transform their lives and their health through education, skill building, training and advocacy. Proud recipient of the Bill and Melinda Gates Award for Global Health, AMREF’s innovative approach has been recognized and replicated throughout the world.
For more information about AMREF, please visit www.amrefcanada.org.