The DjembAID Drum program provides donations to communities in which these exact drums are produced, by giving 100% of the sale price of each DjembAID drum for direct humanitarian use in West Africa. Each DjembAID drum is ear-marked for a certain project or cause prior to sale, with programs and partners already in place to ensure efficient and effective use of donated funds to carry out the project. DjembAID drums are completely donated by all involved, from the carvers to the import costs, to warehouse overhead, to sales transaction fees - every person or organization involved - is donating their time, labor, and materials for the benefit of the beneficiary population. We at DjembeDirect.com, along with our partners Africa Heartwood Project and others, are fully committed to fighting poverty through the use of African drums and instruments, and the free market, and ensure that no deductions for overhead or administrative expenses are taken out.
In order for a drum to qualify as a DjembAID drum it has to meet certain requirements including: Completely donated by everybody involved in producing, importing, and selling; Best of the best in terms of quality and craftsmanship; Linked to a humanitarian project to which 100% of sale price of drum will be donated.
By purchasing a DjembAID drum you are making a significant impact for good in fighting poverty at the grassroots, community level, and you are getting a top quality instrument to last a lifetime! Please consider purchasing one of these fine instruments below and helping us make a difference. Click on the drum title or photo for more information. Thank you!