Casterbridge Music Development Academy (CMDA) is a registered Non-Profit Organisation, Registration Number: 083-298-NPO and a Public Benefit Organisation. As such, the CMDA can issue South African Section 18A Tax certificates for any donations received. The CMDA is also associated with a US based 501c(3) charity that provides financial support to the CMDA and other educational charities operating in rural Mpumalanga. Please contact us for further information in this regard.
We manage two projects, a music project and an educational project called 2Enable.
The focus of the music project is to locate teenagers within the Province of Mpumalanga, South Africa, especially those living in the formerly disadvantaged areas, with talent and interest in music and the performing arts and to actively develop their interest by exposing them to well know musicians, by providing venues to practice and free access to equipment and music, drama and vocal teachers.
The focus of the educational project is to provide free access to a curriculum aligned digital library for all South Africans. Our educational application called 2Enable can be downloaded from Playstore for Android and Microsoft Store for Windows 8 and above devices. The application can also operate entirely off-line and is currently working in rural households and schools in South Africa.