Black Girls Surf Fundraiser

$8,988 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 117 people in 11 months
Created May 2, 2018
Team West Africa
Black Girls Surf supports girls/women whose career goals are competing in the professional surfing. Through, the fundraising efforts we have been able to send athletes to compete and train with professionals to ensure that they are prepared. 

Black Girls Surf is raising funds to send West African, female surfers, Khajdou Sambe (Senegal ) and Kadiatu Kamara (Sierra Leone) to the World Surfing League. Both of these young women are the first and only female surfers in their countries. 

Under BGS, they will have an opportunity to train with world-class surfing professionals. Your contribution will assist them in their journey to greatness.

Donations will cover the following:

1. Passport & Visas
2. Airfare to California
3. Room & Board
4. Equipment  & Board Charges

We will keep you weekly updated on their progress. Thank you in advance.


Rhonda R. Harper
Owner, Black Girls Surf
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The girls from Madagascar were assigned a historic figure to reenact their photo. This young picked Khadjou Sambe. We know we’re doing the right thing each and every day when we receive donations or media coverage.

Khadjou still has a chance for the Olympics in Tokyo 2020. She is also chasing dreams on the WSL.

We still need your help. Any donation is appreciated.

Mahalo for all of your warm wishes and donations.
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This one tough young woman. Khadjou’s boot is off and she’s back to rehabbing. This is shot from her NBC interview in Los Angeles, CA earlier this month. Your donations are forever appreciated. Look at that smile. #blackgirlssurf
Khadjou training in Venice, CA.
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We made our goal! A huge “thank you” to our donors. We’re off to get her visa tomorrow!‍♀️
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Thank you, thank you!! We are overwhelmed by your warm wishes and generosity. We will keep you updated here. We’re not giving up! Surf’s Up Japan!


- Rhonda & Khadjou
‍♀️Black Girls Surf ‍♀️
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$8,988 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 117 people in 11 months
Created May 2, 2018
Team West Africa
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