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Events
TBA

Drum Circle Jam

Grayslake and Libertyville Downtown Drum Circle - postponed due to Covid-19

TBA

Volunteer Event

Gathering event celebrating our volunteers - postponed due to Covid-19

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News

10/12/2016 - Daily Herald

"Highland Middle School Students Fundraise to Improve Drinking Water in West Africa"

The Benkadi Project builds bioSand water filters to clean water in one of the poorest countries in the world. The school hopes to raise between $7,000 and $10,000.  Click here for the article.

6/12/2014 - WBEZ

"WORLD VIEW: Global Activism"

Chicago drummers use music to serve Guineans. Click here for the recording. 

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Nov

Annual Benkadi Benefit

Raising funds for Motherland Rhythm Community’s work in Guinea, West Africa (since 2002)
 
- Water Purification for Families

- Agricultural Development
- Expanding Educational Opportunities