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I4A on Soundcloud: “The North,” by Baba Salah
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Please stop by the i4africa booth at Dance Africa in the Dallas Arts District, 10am-5pm.
Summer! It is that time of the year when we fundraise for the 2013-2014 school year. Your donations pay for academic scholarships for the 16 underprivileged girls in the i4a program this year. We are also fundraising for the remedial … Continue reading
Over the last few days I4A has been working with ABC news to cover the story of displaced artists from the North. Thanks to the participation of Aboucar Maiga (Goundam), Mahamadou Telfi Toure (Goundam), Khaira Arby (Toumbouctou), Afel Bocoum (Niafunke), … Continue reading
One of our first events sponsoring musicians from the north of Mali was with Khaira Arby at the American Club Bamako in October 2012. This was Khaira’s first concert in Bamako since the coup in late March 2012. With USAID, … Continue reading
An article today in the Washington Post has highlighted the difficulties facing musicians and artists from the North of Mali. Instruments 4 Africa is on the ground in Bamako helping musicians and artists from the North. We are 100% volunteer … Continue reading
It’s that time of year for charitable giving. We are proud to say that 100% of your donations go directly to the girls’ education programs at Instruments 4 Africa. As per Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist, Nicholas Kristof, “…money … Continue reading
Thanks to the donations from Toubab Krewe and Craiggie Brewing in Asheville, NC, construction is underway on the Krewe School House in Bamako, Mali, West Africa. The community is delighted and grateful…as are we at Instruments4Africa. Thank you, Toubab Krewe … Continue reading
To celebrate the efforts and work of the girls’ dance troupe and their director, Lassina Kone, we threw a Saturday-before-school starts block party. The I4A dance troupe performed to a lively and happy crowd, including most of their siblings and … Continue reading
One of our favorite bands, Toubab Krewe, is donating between fifty cents and one dollar on every ticket sold to Instruments 4 Africa, 501c-3. These donations will specifically go to build a music school in the Bamako, Mali area. The … Continue reading
Congratulations to Lassina Kone (Lassi), our Instruments 4 Africa Dance Director. He recently graduated from the Ecole des Sables, International Training Centre for Traditional and Contemporary African Dances, in Toubab-Dialaw, Senegal. Because of his dedication to the art of traditional … Continue reading