An international effort to protect all of Afghanistan's musicians in a time of crisis, along with their extraordinarily rich musical traditions, from the traditional rabab to the latest pop music.
HELP PROTECT AFGHANISTAN'S MUSICANS AND MUSICAL HERITAGE
YOUR DONATION WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE
FEED THE SOUL
In addition to fear of punishment, musicians are dealing with reduced access to funds, food, and heat due the total eradication of their employment. Many are facing the real threat of seeing their loved ones succumb to illness, starvation, and death.
The Campaign to Protect Afghanistan's Musicians (CPAM) has partnered with South Asian Arts-uk (SAA-uk), Interplay Theatre and the Daanish Foundation UK's Winter Aid programme to provide life-saving aid to those in need.
In Afghanistan, just £40 provides food for a family of 5 for a month. Help us keep the musicians of Afghanistan and their ancient musical cultures alive by giving the gift of life.
All donations accepted through the GoFundMe platform go to the Registered Charity, Daanish Foundation UK, which will distribute this aid directly to the musicians of Afghanistan identified by CPAM who are in desperate need of life-saving support. Thank you for your gift!
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SUPPORT THROUGH EVENTS
We strive to cultivate solidarity and are honored to coordinate support by musicians for musicians: please visit our events page for an overview of benefit concerts being performed to help relieve the crisis for Afghanistan's musicians.
All are welcome to participate by attending a performance or, when available, buy live-streaming tickets.
If you would like to add a fundraising QR code to an event, host or participate in a performance, donate venue space, or otherwise support a benefit concert or event, please share your ideas with us at firstname.lastname@example.org
HOW IS YOUR MONEY USED?
Hundreds of musicians and their families remain in Afghanistan but are unable to work and sustain themselves. Your funds can help with the necessities of life (food, housing, fuel). If you wish to support a particular person or family, please specify when making your donation.
Resettlement happens on a case-by-case basis. If you have a specific person or family you wish to assist, please note that in your donation. More information will be coming soon about how to help musicians of Afghanistan not only survive but flourish and continue to practice their art through continued educational or work opportunities. If you are aware of opportunities or would like to sponsor someone for a better future, please contact us at email@example.com
ICFAM/CPAM IS MANAGED BY A GROUP OF VOLUNTEERS.
100% OF DONATED FUNDS ARE USED TO ASSIST AFGHANISTAN'S MUSICIANS.