Xhosa Barbados made a donation of $6 000, to the Precious Touch Foundation last weekend at the Foundation’s headquarters.
The funds raised from their highly successful Crop Over Season, will be used to help six-year-old Nathan Prescod visit Disney World with his parents and a member of the Foundation. Little Nathan has sickle cell anaemia, a hereditary form of anaemia common in persons of African
Since joining Barbados’ festival calendar last year, Xhosa Barbados’ mission is to be a leader in the festival sector by celebrating pride, industry, history, community and culture; not only with the view to revolutionise the party experience but to revolutionise how Crop Over impacts the community positively.
The Crop Over inspired organisation annually celebrates its success by giving back and giving support to a local charity. This mantra inspires the team annually to improve the success of their brand to extend their endowment.
“The support of programmes which focus on young people is of special interest to Xhosa Barbados. As a young group of professionals, we like very much the idea of supporting young leaders of tomorrow, helping them achieve their dreams,” said band leader Jeremy Nicholls.
“We have kept our promise to be a creative enterprise with a difference; raising not only the standard in the Crop Over Mas experience, but sharing our success with their wider community.”
In their inaugural year Xhosa Barbados made an endowment to the Diabetes Association of Barbados.
Xhosa Barbados won Best Party Band, placing second and third in Traditional and Large Band respectively in this year’s Grand Kadooment.