3 weeks. 27 musicians. countless kids.
Now, we need help actually making the film, making music and making peace!
We need $45,000
to translate footage, do the edits, and make the film happen...and reach our goal of global release on 20 June, World Refugee Day.
Thanks to all of your donations which have brought us this far!
8 ways to become part of the Sahel Calling Project!
1. Suggest a musician duo
for the project and film. Do you know of an international musician who has played, performed or recorded with a Malian or Sahelian musician?
our Facebook page
our Facebook profile
about us @sahelcalling
5. Fund the project
Funding incentives listed on the right.
* Use the Paypal
button above, or
* Make a Bank Transfer
(accounts in Germany/USA/Dakar)
please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
* If a US citizen and want to make your contribution tax-deductible ($500 or more), please e-mail first.
6. Spread the word
by linking to us on your blog, or distributing the press releases and fliers found below.
7. Send us ideas
8. Sign up
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Press Releases & Flyers
Please feel free to download, print and distribute these press releases and flyers! (Get PDF reader
€5,000 - Private donor, anonymous (Berlin, Germany)
Funding incentive packages
|Photo of musician posing with a customized sign thanking you personally
|Music podcast created just for Sahel Calling supporters
|Book of short stories from the Sahel
|African music CD + $30 donation to refugee organization in your name
|Your name in credits + DVD with short film + extra footage (signed by directors/producer) + printed film still photos
|Gift from West Africa mailed to you
|Ballad sung for you: musician will play a song, dedicate it to YOU and upload it to Youtube
|7 day trip to Festival (in Mali or Burkina Faso) through official tour group OR choose another trip organized through Songlines.co.uk, Heifer.org or Fromhere2timbuktu.com
|Malian instrument made for you OR trip to meet the film team
To claim your funding incentives, send proof of your donation to email@example.com.
Incentives will be sent between now and May 2013.
For any amount you donate, you receive all of the gifts offered under that amount, eg. if you donate $115, you will receive three gifts, The Sun (photo), The Shepherd (music podcast) and The Palm (book). The photo, podcast and book are all digital.