Messenger Band Association (MB)





Messenger Band Association (MB)

The Messenger Band was founded by Womyn's Agenda for Change (WAC) in 2005 to help garment factory workers address issues of social discrimination, violence and exploitation by using song as a form of campaigning and social messaging. The organization has since expanded to reach farmers and sex workers is continuing its process of researching, composing, performing and distributing songs across a variety of media.


Strengthening People's Voices

Purpose: To educate local communities and voice pressing concerns by conducting field research with garment workers, farmers and sex workers and holding musical performances that highlight key issues affecting their lives.

Project Grant Amount $10,000
Total Grants Received $36,727
Years Supported 4
Theme Civil and Political Rights
Population Served Farmers and fisherfolk, Women, Workers