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Talking Drums is an Africa-focused sustainable travel platform and marketplace, that aims to bring people together, connect them to Africa,
and promote diversity and positive impact in travel.
With a focus on environmental and social awareness, rich and diverse cultural immersion, and contribution to economic empowerment,
Talking Drums will inspire you to 'leave nothing but footprints, get off the beaten track, and support local businesses'.
This platform is named after the talking drums of Africa, traditionally used for communication, ceremonies and music, and famous for their call and response rhythms. Through our own Talking Drums, we will help you respond to the call, and have a positive impact across Africa and beyond!
At Talking Drums, we put purpose and positive impact before profit, with a focus sustainability and fair trade.
And with Africa having the highest percentage of entrepreneurship and female entrepreneurship in the world, we are determined to support them - by sourcing products and services from entrepreneurs, artisans and artists across the Motherland as much as possible, both on and off the beaten track.
We also donate a portion of the proceeds of our travel adventures to a local community initiative in the country we visit. MORE
'If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together', African Proverb.
At Talking Drums, we put purpose and positive impact before profit.
Join us and fellow travellers on our adventures across the continent, leaving nothing but footprints.
Listen, as we gather to share our experiences of the Motherland, and get off the beaten track.
Explore our carefully curated marketplace, with goods ethically sourced from Africa, and supporting local businesses.