Insanity for a Cause Book Launch

Insanity for a Cause – a JCI Fort Bonifacio Taguig City Book Launch of Evolution of Insanity for the Benefit of Operation Smile and Myshelter Foundation

Junior Chamber International Fort Bonifacio Taguig City (JCI FBTC ), a non profit organization of young business professionals creating positive change; will be launching a fund raising project, “Insanity for a Cause” – a book launch of “Evolution of Insanity” by renowned author , Haresh Daswani. Proceeds from the book launching will go to the Benefit of Operation Smile and Myshelter Foundation. The project is also supported by Dasmarinas Royale Village together with its media partner,

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The project will also be hosting paintings from notable painters who will be auctioning their works based on the book for charity.

Insanity for a cause will also include a brief dissertation by the renowned Vivencio Talegon, as well as by special guests Judah Paolo and Carlos Celdrean.

The book launch will be held on May 26, 2012, Saturday at 7pm at 121 Restaurant, 2nd Floor Allegro Center, Pasong Tamo Ext., and Makati City.

Interested buyers may purchase a ticket for Php 850 to get exclusive access to the book launching cocktail event and get a signed copy of the book.

Tickets will be available at 121 Grille and Restaurant in Pasong Tamo Ext., Makati. More information on the book and the event can be found at

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About the book, Evolution of Insanity

An author having a conversation with his fictional character, or losing control of his character, mind numbing points leading one twists and turns spinning the mind of the reader with hallucinogenic colours, concepts, and eurekas.

The short stories begin simplified, and walks together with the author as he takes a personal journey deep within the universe of his own consciousness, dwelling, prodding, dissecting, and creating…

This book is a play on different writing styles uniquely conjured by the writer from random inspiration and experimentation with poetry as prior experience. This is a chronological anthology spanning the imagination and sanity of the writer.

This book is a collection of humour, satire, and philosophy, with the most unique writing style and twists. This book evolves as one reads, from basic and simple stories of humour, to deeper and more profound satire best savored twice.

Evolution of Insanity has been well received by reviewers in USA for its satire and literary style. The author, Haresh Daswani, will be present for an open book discussion during the book launch.

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About MyShelter Foundation

MyShelter Foundation was established by Illac Diaz to create a system of sustainability and reliability through its capability-building and employment-generating projects. Introducing groundbreaking social enterprise, appropriate technologies, and alternative construction in the Philippines, we have pioneered projects such as the Pier One Seafarer’s Dormitory, the Design Against the Elements (DAtE) competition, and the Bottle School Project.

About Isang Litrong Liwanag

Isang Litrong Liwanag (A Liter of Light), MyShelter Foundation’s latest venture, is a sustainable lighting project which aims to bring the eco-friendly Solar Bottle Bulb to disprivileged communities nationwide. Designed and developed by students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Solar Bottle Bulb is based on the principles of Appropriate Technologies – a concept that provides simple and easily replicable technologies that address basic needs in developing communities.

A Liter of Light is a program inspired by many innovations from around the world. Many cultures have used glass bottles to allow lighting through the roof, and Alfredo Moser from Brazil began pioneering methods of experimenting with plastic bottles. There has been modifications to the Philippine model, but what must be emphasized is the amount of people whose lives are being affected by this innovation.

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About Operation Smile

Operation Smile is an international children’s medical charity that heals children’s smiles, forever changing their lives.

As a children’s charity, Operation Smile measure ourselves by the joy seen on all of the faces helped. Operation Smile is more than a charity. More than an NGO. Operation Smile is a mobilized force of medical professionals and caring hearts who provide safe, effective reconstructive surgery for children born with facial deformities such as cleft lip and cleft palate.

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About Junior Chamber International

JCI is a membership-based non-profit organization of 200,000 young people ages 18 to 40 in 5,000 communities and more than 100 countries around the world.

Each JCI Member shares the belief that in order to create lasting positive change, we must improve ourselves and the world around us.

JCI seeks targeted solutions to the unique problems in our communities to build a better world, creating global impact.

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