Forest Voices Tour Fund

Global Music Exchange

$25.00 = £18.88
Jimmy Groton
"Thank you!"
$25.00 = £18.88
Jimmy Groton
"Thank you!"
RAISED SO FAR
£4,426*
*Total estimated excluding gift aid,
minus payment provider fees & with
all donations converted into GBP (£).
DONATIONS
17
TARGET
£19,500
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"Thank you!"
Jimmy Groton donated $25.00 with $4.72 gift aid on 24/09/2018 at 17:43.
$25.00
From Jimmy Groton
Jimmy Groton
"Thank you!"
Amount
$25.00
Date/Time
24/09/2018 17:43:35
Gift Aid
$4.72
Type
One Off
Charity Registration No: 1057668

Global Music Exchange (GME) was founded after a visit to the Baka Pygmies in Cameroon. After seeing a television program about them, Su Hart and Martin Cradick fell in love with their music and went to visit them in their rainforest home. Back in 1992 their life seemed idyllic in the forest, but they have been shocked at the racism and abuse they suffer when by the roadside. As they are pushed out of the forest more and more, they are forced to spend more time in the roadside villages.

GME (named "One Heart" by the Baka women) encourages self-worth and respect for the Baka, and other indigenous people, through their music, dance and crafts.

We record and promote traditional music and use royalties for development projects decided by the communities themselves.

We aim to help them adapt to the modern world whilst also maintaining their rights to live a traditional lifestyle on their ancestral lands.

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