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Transatlantic Files

unlocking the DNA in the African diaspora

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Campaign Ends on September 24, 2020

Project Description

Trans-Atlantic Files is a fun and engaging socio-cultural project which looks at cultural history and West Africa’s influence in North and South America, and the Caribbean.
 
The aim of the project is to go beyond written documents and gaining first-hand knowledge will shed light on a history that was written by people who don’t share in their cultural identity.
 
Importance of the event
1. Answers the questions of who they are and where they are from
2. History will no longer be based on perpetuated facts 
3.Unification of different cultures
4. Export our culture and history to the rest of the world
 
Short-term goals include:
1. Content production
 
Long-term goals
1. Workshops (cooking, shea butter, black soap, tye and die)
2. Fashion Museum
3. Art and Food Exhibition
4.Conference Panel Discussion
5. Cookbook
 
Raising money so more content can be produced, and put together the materials ahead of next year's scheduled events, mentioned above. Several great people from different professional backgrounds will be involved with the execution and success of the event. Some of the key people include
Womiye Ojo - Project Manager and Accountant
Elle Simone Scott - Culinary Producer
Karis Watie- Event Planner
Bukky Karibi-Whyte- P.R
 
For reference to our work, you can connect to the Instagram page @transatlanticfiles
 
 
 
 
 

Updates

The Campaign FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. When are the events going to take place?

The events will take place in October 2021 

 

2. What events can people look forward to?

Workshops 

Art and food exhibitions

Panel conference discussion etc

 

3. Who is the event for?

The events are public and attract a small fee, children attend for free

 

4. What support do you need?

Financial support, which will help produce more content ahead of 2021, and will help with the execution of the 2021 events. 

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black soap shower gel

body butter

moisturizing oil

raffiah sponge

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500.00 USD
large gift basket

hibiscus body bar

ginger beer shower gel

camwood herbal face mask powder

black soap

body butter

raffiah sponge

moringa body oil

moringa powder

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Needham , MA
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Monetary Contribution

Just Because I Care

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35.00 USD
free t-shirt

free t-shirt with your name printed on the back

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25.00 USD
free e-recipe cards

5 free e-recipe cards with instructional video

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100.00 USD
10% discount on tickets for event

10% discount on tickets for day 1 of event

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250.00 USD
mini gift basket

black soap shower gel

body butter

moisturizing oil

raffiah sponge

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500.00 USD
large gift basket

hibiscus body bar

ginger beer shower gel

camwood herbal face mask powder

black soap

body butter

raffiah sponge

moringa body oil

moringa powder

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