CAKE African Village

The C A K E African Village is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization dedicated to cultural enrichment of children in the African diaspora. For over 7 years, Culture of Africa for Kids Everywhere Inc.

has proudly preserved and presented African culture experiences within the diaspora and throughout the region. Our exhibits, educational programs, school assemblies, workshops and festivals have been created to foster cultural enlightenment, awareness and inclusion among both children and adults. They also serve to help Americans seeking to reconnect with their African ancestors heritage. Working

Operating as usual

11/30/2020

Yoruba Basics

We are having a BFCM sale on our new clock. First 50 purchase of our Multifunctional Yoruba Basics clock and calendar will get this clock for 50% OFF with coupon code CLOCK 50. Please visit our shop and use the code. While supplies last!

11/26/2020

Keep us in mind this holiday season. You can support us in different ways. We appreciate your support! yorubabasics.com/pages/support

smile.amazon.com 11/24/2020

Support C A K E African Village Inc by shopping at AmazonSmile.

Please think of us while shopping on Amazon this Holiday season :-)

smile.amazon.com When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to C A K E African Village Inc. Support us every time you shop.

10/21/2020

Friends, family and supporters in Dallas area. Please join us. All voices needs to denounce the violent response to peace #endsarsnow protests.

#endpolicebrutality
#endsars #savenigeria #GodblessNigeria

smile.amazon.com 10/13/2020

Support C A K E African Village Inc by shopping at AmazonSmile.

Support CAKE Village! Did you know that this year, we gave away over 500 Yoruba Basicseducational lessons and posters to kids in the African Diaspora? Support us by choosing us when you shop on Amazon. Here's our link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/47-4975864

smile.amazon.com When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to C A K E African Village Inc. Support us every time you shop.

blackbusiness.com 10/09/2020

Black Entrepreneur Launches Online Classes Teaching African Yoruba Language and Culture

Check us out in BlackNews.com

blackbusiness.com Lande Sanusi is the founder of Yoruba Basics, a virtual cultural and language school that connects the Black people to their African heritage.

09/18/2020

#yorubabasics

09/15/2020

Check this out at YorubaBasics.com shop

09/03/2020

Register for #Yoruba Discoveries is now open for the Fall. For kids, teens and adults. Visit YorubaBasics.com

09/02/2020

Registration is open now for the Fall. Visit YorubaBasics.com for more details 😊

09/01/2020

Yoruba Basics teaches our kids useful, every day Yoruba grammar. Fall Session now open at YorubaBasics.com

08/29/2020

What are your kids doing this fall? Let them hang with us at @YorubaBasics 😊

#yorubakids #yorubalessons #yorubalessons #yorubalessons #YORUBASCHOOL #yorubabasics

08/27/2020

Yoruba Basics

We know the kids have to be home during this pandemic. But what are they learning. Let them learn YORUBA with @yorubabasics. Fall session starts soon so register and get early bird perks 😊

Thank you to all those who have already registered. We're looking forward to a fun filled, enriching experience.

#tyntyfashions_tntfashions #iyafoods #cakeafrica #@chicagoafricans @binoandfino @fehintytheatre @tobistales @afrikaaconnects @rmababayoruba @asirimagazine

#yorubaclass #yorubalanguageforkids #yorubapikin #yorubadayorubadun #yoruba4kids #YORUBASCHOOL #learnyoruba #homeschool #afrocentrickids #blackhomeschool

08/25/2020

Finally, we have Yoruba Flashcards! For Yoruba Alphabets, Numbers and Colors. Comes free with registration in our Fall sessions for Juniors and Kids.

These Yoruba Basics flash cards is perfect our younger learners. The set contain 60 (Yes, SIXTY) cards. Our #Yorubaflashcard set has Yoruba Alphabets, Yoruba Colors and Yoruba numbers 1 - 20. It even has numbers from 21 to 1000! Flash cards are free with our Juniors and Kids programs.

07/30/2020

Get a free poster! Ends July 31st.

Thank you to everyone who has ordered one of our free posters. Your posters are on the way. Offer ends July 31st so get yours now.

#yorubalanguageforkids #YorubaBasics #yorubaclass #yorubalessons

06/14/2020

Yoruba Basics

Some scenes from one of our Teen Yoruba Discoveries classes. Our teens have to know the right names, intonations and have to tell the instructor what to do next. This class meets weekly on Saturdays for teens 14 to 19 years old

03/27/2020

Free @yorubabasics activity sheets available on our website

#africaForKids #africanparents #africanamericankids #AfricanCulture #yorubakids #yorubaforkids #YorubaBasics

03/26/2020

Thank you to all our new students! It's not to late to sign up for our FREE Intro to Yoruba Build Blocks class. Complete with free resources and activity sheets. See link in image.

#yorubakids #yorubaadults #yorubaforkids #yorubalessons #YORUBASCHOOL #yorubaclasses #yorubabasics

03/25/2020

Timeline Photos

02/20/2020

Don't miss this event by United African Organization on March 28!

02/18/2020

Apply and share with other Chicago students.

mwrd.org 02/18/2020

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

Now is the time to apply for summer internships.

Check it out! The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago has numerous INTERNSHIP opportunities NOW available for college students seeking careers in STEM, as well as other career opportunities. Prepare now and apply early! Candidates are required to submit the Online Internship Application, submit a cover letter and referral letter through MWRD's Online Employment Center. Questions regarding the internship program may be directed to [email protected].

APPLY SOON and Good Luck!

mwrd.org MWRD's Internship Program offers paid internship positions. While the main focus is on wastewater management, there are opportunities to gain knowledge and practical experience in a wide range of functions in each department.

01/01/2020

Happy New year to all our fans πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—

11/29/2019

Wishing our US friends and family a happy Thanksgiving.

10/08/2019

@cakeafricanvillage was happy to be a part of the #UAO Youth Forum hosted by our African Culture partners at @uniteafricans. We discussed steps to take now to increase chance of success after high school and through higher education. What does success look like for you?

#CAKEafricanvillage #africanamericankids #africanparents #africanexcellence

10/01/2019

Happy Independence day to Nigeria! Ours is a country of hope, perseverance and blessings. Here's to a better future!
#Nigeria #Oct1st #independenceday #yorubabasics #CAKEafricanvillage

cnn.com 10/01/2019

10 things Nigeria does better than anywhere

Happy Independence day to Nigeria!

cnn.com With its vibrant culture, sense of humor and adaptability, Nigeria has become the "Giant of Africa" in more ways than just population size. Discover 10 things Nigeria does better than anywhere else on Earth.

09/30/2019

Join us for an informative Youth Forum on pathways to success in higher education. It's never too late to start planning. Hosted by our friends at @uniteafricans. Free event, free lunch and lots of free information. Don't miss it!

09/26/2019

Yoruba Basics

I used to believe this too but it's very false. The younger the kids are when exposed to a language, the better they are able to grasp that language. And there are many proven benefits of learning a different language like Yoruba.

#yorubalessons #YORUBASCHOOL #yorubapeople #AfricanLanguage #secondlanguage #multiplelanguage #YorubaBasics

09/20/2019

One of our best selling #YorubaBasics Yoruba language verbing posters for the kitchen.

09/19/2019

Check out our latest #YorubaBasics counting video. Beautifully enunciated in Yoruba from 1 to 20. Free activity sheets at YorubaBasics.

09/09/2019

Thank you for all the well wishes. We appreciate the love 😘😘😘

Reposted from @yorubabasics (@get_regrann) - So we didn't get to meet His Imperial Majesty, the Ooni of Ife (his representative was in attendance instead), however, we are grateful and honored to be presented with this Award for Excellence.
Thank you to the Yoruba Cultural Exchange Festival for the recognition.
#yorubaculture #yorubaculturalfestival #yorubafestival - #regrann

09/07/2019

This is happening today. We are so excited πŸ™‚

08/30/2019

Reposted from @yorubabasics (@get_regrann) - A fun way to remember basic Yoruba greetings based on periods of the day. - #regrann

08/20/2019

Are you following us on our @yorubabasics page? Join us and see what we're up to 😊

Videos (show all)

Registration is open now for the Fall. Visit  YorubaBasics.com for more details 😊
Yoruba Basics teaches our kids useful, every day Yoruba grammar. Fall Session now open at YorubaBasics.com
Free @yorubabasics activity sheets available on our website#africaForKids #africanparents #africanamericankids #AfricanC...
Happy Independence day to Nigeria! Ours is a country of hope, perseverance and blessings. Here's to a better future! #Ni...
Check out our latest #YorubaBasics counting video. Beautifully enunciated in Yoruba from 1 to 20. Free activity sheets a...
Reposted from @yorubabasics (@get_regrann)  -  A fun way to remember basic Yoruba greetings based on periods of the day....
Batuko : A Traditional Dance & Story telling one of the oldest styles on the Cape Verde Islands .Batuque is Rooted in Af...
A dance procession by the GA tribe of Ghana during Chicago's Ghanafest πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•
CAKE African Village featured on CNN International's @Inside Africa. Our village is dedicated to the Preservation, Educa...
Showing off their dance skills during our African Kids Festival πŸ•ΊπŸΎπŸ’ƒπŸΎπŸ˜#AfricanCulture#africandance #africandance#CAKEafri...
One thing is certain: Arinola did not come to play, she came to slay. Congratulations on you successes!#blackexcellence ...
When you invite CAKE Africa to your school, we make you move 😁#AfricanCulture #africandance #schoolassembly #culturalapp...

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611 East Main Street
East Dundee, IL
60118

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Our vision is to connect children in the African diaspora more deeply with the cultural roots of their ancestors and to inspire appreciation, unity and inclusion in local communities.

Opening Hours

Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 19:00
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