The Board of Directors of the Roots of South Sudan hosted a discussion, show and fundraiser for the Roots Project in Seattle on October 17th. The date coincided with the International Day to Eliminate Poverty in part through empowerment, which is what the Roots Project is about. Anyieth D'Awol discussed the Centre and fielded a broad range of questions. In addition jewelry was displayed and sold, a new item - Roots greeting cards were available and donations accepted. It was a successful evening with good discussion, food and wine.