Hugh Masekela Foundation – South Africa

The Hugh Masekela Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the legacy of South African musician Hugh Masekela. It promotes his values of cultural heritage, social justice, and the transformative power of music. The foundation focuses on music education, providing scholarships, mentorship, and support for young artists. It also works to preserve African cultural heritage by archiving Masekela’s works and promoting traditional music and arts. Community engagement is key, with initiatives aimed at using music and arts for social empowerment in underserved areas. The foundation organizes events and collaborations to celebrate African music and raise awareness and funds. Legacy projects ensure Masekela’s contributions continue to inspire, including the creation of music archives and biographical works.