Creating Community & Connecting Cultures
"It's rewarding to watch your money change the world!"
A 501c3 not for profit organization
Drum Circle Jam
Grayslake and Libertyville Downtown Drum Circle - postponed due to Covid-19
Gathering event celebrating our volunteers - postponed due to Covid-19
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.
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