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About

tammah

A free online video platform for anyone to find, watch and share original, independent African content and more.  

We created tammah because major platforms can be too big and local platforms tend to be uninspired – content isn’t found because it’s either in a sea of other media or it’s in a place no one wants to look. In a broader sense, we want to bring our own narratives of Africa to the mainstream. We want to change the well-worn stories of woe by providing a dedicated platform for independent expression. tammah has a community focus and is a place for original African content to live and thrive.  

This project wouldn’t be possible without the support of people like you, helping people like us. Together we can bring interesting ideas to life, and create new products and services to enhance our daily lives.  

A very BIG thank you to everyone who contributed ideas and opinions about this project during its development. Our goal is to create a platform and community for you.  

We’re a fully self-funded startup and we’ve been working on tammah for almost a year and a half – hard to believe!  

We need your help to make this project a reality. Your support in achieving our funding goal will allow us launch and operate the platform.

We will share regular updates, images and videos with you so you can be part of our progress.

 

 

Who We Are

We are a collective of ideas and people. We believe in a better web and express our conviction through our work: creating the finest web & mobile applications in/for Africa and the world. 

My name is Nnamdi, and my team and I created tammah - a free online video platform. A community where creators and consumers can find, watch and share, original, independent African content and more. 

I will do everything in my power to deliver what we promise – the platform.

We'd really appreciate it if you share the project...it is a huge help! 

Thank you! 

 -Nnamdi 

 

#backtammah 

Even if this type of project isn’t for you or money is tight, you can still help by spreading the word! 

If you have any questions at all, please let me know. My direct email is nnamdi@tammah.com 

Thank you so much for taking the time to check out this project and for your support in making tammah a reality.

 

REWARDS

$2 - Shout Out

You get a LOUD shout out on our social media
You get a LOUD shout out on our social media

 $5 - Sticker

You get one (1) of these at random
You get one (1) of these at random

 $25 & Up - Ornament Key Chains DIRECT from Africa 

Our Hand-Made, Hand-Delivered Thank You's to you
Our Hand-Made, Hand-Delivered Thank You's to you

 $25 & Up - Authentic Key Chains DIRECT from Africa

LOOK! We made the rewards into the shape of our logo...we were bored
LOOK! We made the rewards into the shape of our logo...we were bored

 $25 & Up - Talking Drum Key Chains DIRECT from Africa

We also sorta got artsy with the little tama drums
We also sorta got artsy with the little tama drums

$25 & Up - Soft Cotton T-shirt

The women's fitted t-shirt - in black
The women's fitted t-shirt - in black

$25 & Up - Comfortable Cotton T-shirt 

The men's fitted t-shirt - in black
The men's fitted t-shirt - in black

$25 & Up - Premium Cotton T-shirt 

The women's fitted t-shirt - in white
The women's fitted t-shirt - in white

$25 & Up - Well Made Cotton T-shirt

The men's fitted t-shirt - in white
The men's fitted t-shirt - in white

$50 & Up - Lightweight Comfortable Cotton Hoodie

The lightweight hoodie (as see in the video) - in green. For women and men
The lightweight hoodie (as see in the video) - in green. For women and men

$250 & Up - Feature on Platform Landing Page, Exclusive Account Features + T-Shirt or Hoodie

You're our bosom buddy for life :). Thank you!
You're our bosom buddy for life :). Thank you!

$500 & Up - Feature on Platform Landing Page, Exclusive Account Features + T-Shirt or Hoodie

You're our champ - the greatest!
You're our champ - the greatest!

$5,000 & Up - Name the Platform after You for A Day + Any Tangible Rewards Above 

Make us say your name!
Make us say your name!

GENERAL INFORMATION  

Clothing/Apparel  
Please add $5 for any t-shirt or hoodie requested in 2XL or 3XL (where applicable) sizes.  
 
U.S. Shipping  
Shipping within the United States will be sent via US Postal Service First Class Mail or by the appropriate US Postal Service Mail option.
   
International Shipping 
tammah is based in the US. For simplicity, we’re charging a flat $10 to ship any of our items outside of the US. 
International Shipping will be sent US Postal Service First Class Mail, which is proof of mailing. Insurance is not available internationally. 

If you would like your item shipped Priority International Mail please contact us and we will let you know how much it would cost. 
 
If you are unsure or have any shipping question just ask and we will let you know. Thanks!



Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.)  

What's the deadline for donating to the tammah Kickstarter campaign? 
July 28th at 2:00 p.m. (PST)  

What happens if the money is NOT raised by the deadline? 
If our goal isn't met before the deadline, our project doesn't get any of the money, your credit card is not charged and no one gets their rewards. It's all or nothing!  

Is my pledge amount publicly displayed? 
No. The amount you pledge will remain anonymous to everyone else.

Do I have to start a Kickstarter account? 
Yes, please create a Kickstarter account if you don't already have one. It's free and takes just a few seconds.  

How will you know where to send my rewards and any other necessary information (such as which Art piece or T-shirt size I chose)? 
After concluding a successful campaign, we will send you a message requesting the necessary information.  

What are the naming restrictions on the $5,000/$9,999 reward? 

We’ll keep it simple – have fun with it but don’t be a d@#*! Any names we deem offensive and/or inappropriate will be vetoed. We reserve the right to refuse any name submitted for any reason and without communicating our reason to you. You may submit three (3) names per $5,000/$9,999 donation (we really enjoyed typing out that last sentence).


Risks and challenges

We already have a functional beta but we need to do development updates and final live testing.

Our biggest hurdle is funding. Kickstarter is the perfect platform to help test the market and see how many indie creators out there would be interested in a tammah.

Were we to get the money, our first hurdle would be finishing construction on the site to ensure that we can release a fantastic product.

Dealing with the potential traffic and its attendant costs is also a major concern – we need to be able to focus exclusively on growing tammah organically.

Once the platform launches, the biggest challenge is in marketing it along with your video content. The internet is a crowded place and we want to stand out as best as we can.

During development there tend to be unforeseen obstacles that we will need to overcome, these potential hurdles are real but recognized. We will always be open and share regular updates so you are always informed.

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    Proper SHOUT OUT

    Thank You shout out on our official social media channels.

    Your name will be incorporated into our web and social media presence - a thank-you gesture recognizing the individuals and communities who rally behind us to make this project possible.

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    tammah sticker

    - You will receive one (1) of our two available designs
    - We pick the sticker design we send to you based on availability
    - Die cut sticker made from thick, durable vinyl with a UV laminate that protects it from scratching, rain and sunlight
    - 4 inches across

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    Africa cow bone key chain

    ***EARLY BIRD REWARD***

    - Directly sourced from local artisans in West Africa (hand delivered to us, for you)
    - This item is made from a tough material called keratin (the same protein human hair and nails are made of) sourced from the thick protective covering of the horns of Keteku cattle
    - Key chain color and opacity will vary due to the natural variation in cow horn covering
    - The ornament has been stained with a protective coating for durability
    - The ornament is curved, like the horn (see photos)
    - Size of key chain:
    -- Height: 2.4 inches (6 cm)
    -- Width: 1.9 inches (5 cm)
    -- Thickness: 0.1 inches (0.3 cm)

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    Talking drum (tama drum) key chain

    ***EARLY BIRD REWARD***

    - Directly sourced from local artisans in West Africa (hand delivered to us, for you)
    - This item is made from mansonia wood, natural leather, durable thread, and decorative Yoruba Adire textile
    - Key chain color and design will vary due to the natural variations in the color of the wood and the artists color/style choices per item
    - The wood has been stained black with a protective coating for durability
    - Size of key chain:
    -- Height: 1.8 inches (4.5 cm)
    -- Width (drum diameter): 0.9 inches (2.5 cm)

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    Africa wooden key chain

    ***EARLY BIRD REWARD***

    - Directly sourced from local artisans in West Africa (hand delivered to us, for you)
    - This item is made from mansonia wood
    - Key chain color will vary due to the natural variations in the color of the wood
    - The wood has been stained darker with a protective coating for durability
    - Size of key chain:
    -- Height: 1.8 inches (4.5 cm)
    -- Width: 1.6 inches (4.2 cm)
    -- Thickness: 0.3 inches (0.8 cm)

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    Sticker + limited edition t-shirt

    ***EARLY BIRD REWARD***

    - One die cut vinyl sticker
    +
    - tammah t-shirt with “t” logo on front
    - 100% combed cotton jersey
    - 4.3-oz.
    - 32 singles for extreme softness
    - T-shirts come in black or white
    - T-shirt sizes:
    -- Men: S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL
    -- Women: S, M, L, XL, 2XL

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    Africa cow bone key chain

    - Directly sourced from local artisans in West Africa (hand delivered to us, for you)
    - This item is made from a tough material called keratin (the same protein human hair and nails are made of) sourced from the thick protective covering of the horns of Keteku cattle
    - Key chain color and opacity will vary due to the natural variation in cow horn covering
    - The ornament has been stained with a protective coating for durability
    - The ornament is curved, like the horn (see photos)
    - Size of key chain:
    -- Height: 2.4 inches (6 cm)
    -- Width: 1.9 inches (5 cm)
    -- Thickness: 0.1 inches (0.3 cm)

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    Limited edition t-shirt

    - tammah “t” logo on front
    - 100% combed cotton jersey
    - 4.3-oz.
    - 32 singles for extreme softness
    - T-shirts come in black or white
    - T-shirt sizes:
    -- Men: S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL
    -- Women: S, M, L, XL, 2XL

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    Sticker + limited edition hoodie

    ***EARLY BIRD REWARD***

    - One die cut vinyl sticker
    +
    - Hoodie as seen in Kickstarter video
    - lightweight hoodie
    - tammah logo embroidered on left chest
    - 100% cotton pre-shrunk jersey
    - Ideal for layering year round
    - Exposed and contrasted zipper for contemporary styling
    - Contrast draw cord
    - Hoodie (Unisex) sizes:
    -- S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL

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    Limited edition hoodie

    - Hoodie as seen in Kickstarter video
    - lightweight hoodie
    - tammah logo embroidered on left chest
    - 100% cotton pre-shrunk jersey
    - Ideal for layering year round
    - Exposed and contrasted zipper for contemporary styling
    - Contrast draw cord
    - Hoodie (Unisex) sizes:
    -- S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL

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    Community Chum (EARLY)

    ***EARLY BIRD REWARD***

    - You get an account with no caps on video size (in gigabytes)
    - You/your organization is featured on the official landing page of our platform as a Community Chum
    - Optional sticker
    - Optional limited edition t-shirt OR hoodie

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    Community Champion (EARLY)

    ***EARLY BIRD REWARD***

    - You get an account with no caps on video size (in gigabytes)
    - you/your organization is featured on the official landing page of our platform as a Community Champion
    - Optional sticker
    - Optional limited edition t-shirt OR hoodie

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    - You get an account with no caps on video size (in gigabytes)
    - You/your organization is featured on the official landing page of our platform as a Community Chum
    - Optional sticker
    - Optional limited edition t-shirt OR hoodie

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    Community Champion

    - You get an account with no caps on video size (in gigabytes)
    - you/your organization is featured on the official landing page of our platform as a Community Champion
    - Optional sticker
    - Optional limited edition t-shirt OR hoodie

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    SAY MY NAME! (EARLY)

    ***EARLY BIRD REWARD***

    - (‘cuz, why not, right?! :) )
    - Name the platform after you or a name you choose for one 24-hour day (restrictions apply)
    - One (1) of every physical item reward if you choose

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    SAY MY NAME!

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    - Name the platform after you or a name you choose for one 24-hour day (restrictions apply)
    - One (1) of every physical item reward if you choose

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Funding period

- (30 days)