14 members of the group Bandaxé
In 2007 Fondation Alta Mane covered the cost of producing the CD Anunciaçao by Bandaxé, an artistic group comprising 12 former residents of the favelas of Salvador de Bahia and beneficiaries of Projeto Axé. 3,000 copies of the CD were produced and distributed with support from Alta Mane.
Projeto Axè (Centro de Defensa e Protecao à Crianca e ao Adolescente) (Salvador, Brazil) is a Brazilian association engaged since 1990 in the rehabilitation and social reintegration of street children and adolescents in Salvador through a course of education based on the Pedagogy of desire and ArtEducation (dance, music, plastic arts and fashion design).
From 2006 to 2010 Alta Mane supported Projeto Axé in the following activities: production of the BandAxé CD (2006), 2 training courses, 1 in-depth learning course, the band GECA (2007), 1 percussion course (2008), the Matriz das Artes courses (2008-2009), Tournée GECA at Rome International Film Festival (2008), the Axé Study Tour at Umbria Jazz (2010) and the development plan of Axé Italia Onlus (2009-2015).[/fusion_tab][/fusion_tabs]