T’pagya Pam!

Thank you so much to all who contributed, attended, volunteer, and performed to make this event possible and a huge success! We raised over $25,000 to support the Tiyumba Foundation and youth in Ghana. We will be raising a roof this year!

Join us!

Join us 5pm on Saturday, September 11 for a live, outdoor African drum and dance performance and program! Location: 256 Upton Ave S, Minneapolis.


Make a contribution today to help us reach our goal of $20,000 to raise the roof of our new building center in Ghana for youth to pursue their dreams.


Learn about how the Tiyumba Foundation is building hope and safe spaces for youth in Ghana to thrive and benefitting the community here in MN.

A Place to Call Home

A new educational center is needed to support the future of these youth!

We raised enough funds to complete the foundation and walls! Now we are ready to raise the funds needed to raise the roof! Eventually the center will include a library with computers, performance hall, classrooms for tutoring and guest rooms for students, volunteers and teachers. It will provide a safe space for youth to improve upon their formal education, learn their cultural heritage and share their learnings with their families and community. Donate to raise the roof of the new center!

What is the “Tiyumba Youth Development & Cultural Center”?

Tiyumba (tee-yoom-bah) means “let’s love them” and is at the heart of Tiyumba Youth Development & Cultural Center (TYDCC). TYDCC provides hope and a safe space for young people in Ghana to pursue their dreams through education, cultural knowledge and practice. Through the spirit of traditional African culture, young people are welcomed with joy, love and community.

Check out activities at the benefit and resources online!



Silent Auction!

Contribute items for our Silent Auction!

African Market

Buy from a variety of artisanal goods from Africa

Tiyumba Drum & Dance

Learn about community offerings from Tiyumba


Hear from Founder Fatawu Sayibu, Recordings with Q&A

Support Youth in Ghana

Contribute to the Tiyumba Youth Development & Cultural Center

TYDCC is shaping the future of young people through cultural development, formal education and life skills. Help us build a strong foundation of support for children and their families in northern Ghana.

Coming Soon: Videos of TYDCC Students & Programs