Sababu has been established in 2009 by Mr. Mamadou Diabaté and Ms. Christina Reif as a non-profit organisation dedicated to fostering equal opportunities and cross-cultural dialogue.
Mamadou Diabaté is a renown Vienna based balafon player from Burkina Faso.
In 2017 Mamadou was made Knight of the National Order of Burkina Faso for his personal merits and exceptional services to the nation.
Mamadou was the winner of the Grand Prix and Prix de la Virtuosité de Festival Triangle du Balafon held in Mali in 2012.
In 2011 Mamadou won the prestigious Austrian World Music Award.
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The very beginnings were mainly financed by the Lions Club International and the Lions-Club Graz-Joanneum who helped us build the first three classrooms.
The Lions Club International Foundation from Oak Brook (Chicago, USA) helped with the building of another three classrooms. The main helper on site was the Lions-Club Bobo-Nyoma in Bobo Dioulasso.
This is what happened so far:
This is what's to come: