Please consider supporting the organizations below. Click on their names to visit their websites. Thank you. In appreciation, Maine Marimba Ensemble
Tariro "In Zimbabwe’s Shona language, Tariro means Hope. Tariro invites you to join them in providing hope for Zimbabwean children by educating orphaned girls and preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS. Founded in 2003, Tariro works in Zimbabwe to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS by educating young women. Located in the high-density neighborhood of Glen Norah in Harare, Tariro enables young women who have been orphaned by AIDS to complete a secondary school education, thereby dramatically reducing their risk of contracting HIV/AIDS."
Ancient Ways "Ancient Ways preserves indigenous people’s ancient life-giving traditions through collaborative and sustainable practices, including health and well-being services, academic, arts, and public health education, and building huts, stoves, toilets, and wells. They currently work in the US, Peru, and Zimbabwe."
Matanho Project "Matanho Project mission: To help Zimbabwean musicians and their families generate income through self-sustaining musical, cultural arts, and micro-loan projects. Emergency health fund is available for families contracted in the micro-loan project. To help Zimbabwean villages transform from debt-dependent farming methods to permaculture methods that are designed to work together for sustainability. To facilitate a cross-cultural sharing of musical expertise and artist development between Zimbabwean and American musicians."