SHEROES is a rousing audiovisual compilation of music, poetry and film by legendary and compelling African women artists from 17 African countries. The artists on this dvd exemplify the diverse and vibrant expression of African women and the women’s rights movement. They are passionate activists using their art as tools for upliftment imagination and possibility.

SHEROES is a reminder of the resilience of African women, our distinct resource of power and capacity to transform our lives and those of our communities, this album demonstrates the growth AWDF has experienced over the years and projects a future vision of exciting expansion.

The Sheroes album is line-up of African poets, film and music makers, opening with a Foreword by Graҫa Machel and features Oumou Sangare, Angelique Kidjo, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Thandiswa, Abena Busia, Bi Kidude, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Stella Chiweshe, Sia Tolno, Laurette La Perle, Somi, Yaba Badoe, Olutimehin Adegbeye, Omawumi, Noura Mint Seymali El Madi, , Nneka, Meklit, Lady Jay, Sena Dagadu, Miatta Fahnbulleh, Sister Fa Miliyamba, Muthoni, REA, Manou Gallo, Dobet Gnahore, Maame Afon and Wiyaala. In support of AWDF and to show solidarity with African women, each artist has generously donated their work.

This audiovisual project is a fire starter, a dynamic blend of voices tuned to the pulse of a new dawn for African women where the spirited flames of resilience, solidarity, and possibility never stop growing. This is an audiovisual treasure trove of vibrant African women artists who are cutting the path towards radically new ways of being.

SHEROES is a beautifully packaged limited run of 1000 copies. The gold level of giving – The Nile River option at USD10,000 – is a special edition that includes a golden CD/DVD combo, a handmade card lovingly signed by notable contributors to the compilation and a few other treats. This compilation is a keepsake, a testament to the versatility of African women, a true collector’s item. You’ll want to pass this gem on to your friends, family, colleagues and others.

Three Rivers, Three Different ways to give.

NIGER : The first level of giving is the Niger. For a gift of 100 USD. You will receive this gift of limited edition compilation of Art, Music and Poetry and support the work of Women’s Human Rights Activists across the continent. Anyone can contribute to furthering the movement and the Niger level of Giving allows everyone to be a part of supporting great art by African women as well as to be a part of AWDF’s philanthropic history.

CONGO: The second level of giving is the Congo. For a gift of 1,000 USD you will receive this gift of limited edition compilation of Art, Music and Poetry and support the work of Women’s Human Rights Activists across the continent. This larger donation will allow us to impact the lives of more women on the continent by providing more support for AWDF.

NILE: The highest level of giving is the Nile. For a gift of 10,000 USD or more you will receive this gift of a limited edition compilation of Art, Music and Poetry and support the Women’s Human Rights Activists across the continent. This gift allows us to give greater support to the innovative new women’s programs and allows you to further your support for our work.


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Payment Methods


  1. To make a donation via wire transfer from anywhere in Africa, please use the following information:Account Name: AWDF/Fundraising Account Number: 064/1008737 Bank Name: Barclays Bank Ghana Limited Bank Address: P O Box 2949 High Street Branch: Accra Swift Code: BARCGHAC
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Get your copy

If you select the Niger package, it will come with an additional charge of $25 to cover shipping costs. For the Congo and Nile packages however, the cost of shipping will be covered by us. Once we recieve your contact details for payment we will send you an email to collect your shipping information.