Alanouwaly Salifou Sylla Foundation

Registered Charity Number: 1156274

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Alanouwaly Salifou Sylla Foundation was founded in honour of Salifou Sylla, who died young in a car crash in 2008. He was an exceptional West-african musician and dancer with huge generosity who had a vision of creating an understanding across cultures through his artistic skills and ability to inspire, connect and unify.

Our Vision and Mission

To build community and partnership between people of Guinean/West-africa and UK/Europe to assist and improve each other’s life through inclusive and respectful exchange of skills, knowledge, music and culture. 

Wherever possible we try to fundraise to kick start projects and then to partly finance themselves with donor(s) supplementing. We have managed this mostly by the many free contributions of volunteer's work and time both here and in Africa and through affordable charges of some activities we support. So we need of many more contributors.


to develop understanding and co-operation between people of Guinea/West-Africa and UK/Europe by promoting the cultures and relationships through:

  • fundraising and undertaking development projects that address issues of health and poverty in Africa

  • organising workshops in African music & dance

  • the annual Salifest with performances, food & workshops

  • highlighting issues and life in Africa

  • enlist supporters and volunteers to support our aims


to support our partner organisations in Guinea/West-Africa to develop a Community Centre to

  • to empower local community with skills and materials needed to improve their quality of life and enhance their social economy

  • help with environmental sustainable and affordable solutions for local communities (eg clean water sources, DIY energy production,..)

  • promote Guinean/African arts and culture 

We hope you can help us with with your donations of money, time and skills.

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