This video was made in September 2012 to be shown at a benefit concert in NYC to aid musicians from the north of Mali. With the help of volunteers, like Nana, whose family comes from northern Mali, we have been able to contact more than 40 musicians from northern Mali to assess their
Instruments4africa (I4A) is a not-for-profit (501c-3) organization formed to empower underprivileged and at-risk youth through educational opportunities. We work to preserve traditional music and the arts in Africa. Our goal is to facilitate creative cooperation between Africa and the world. We are a volunteer-managed, grassroots organization. Our center of operations is in Mali, West Africa.