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This non-profit organization was formed to support Aaron English’s work with orphans & HIV/AIDS+ kids in Kenya & Uganda. IYMP aims to give disadvantaged youth opportunities for self-expression through music, as well as educational opportunities in music business & audio/video production.

Current & Recent Projects:

Music center for HIV+ youth
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Music center for HIV+ youth

Currently helping to establish an HIV/AIDS+ youth music center in rural Uganda - a collaboration between Ugandan-based The AIDS Support Organization & American donors

Music gear donation program
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Music gear donation program

Collecting donations of musical instruments, music lesson books & recording studio equipment in North America & delivering them to music programs at orphanages in Kenya & Uganda

Malayaka House music room
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Malayaka House music room

Currently raising funds & collecting musical instruments for the newly-established weekly music classes at Malayaka House orphanage in Entebbe, Uganda http://www.malayakahouse.org

Video studio, HIV+ TV series
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Video studio, HIV+ TV series

Currently raising funds to establish a video studio at Love to Love organization in Kampala, Uganda. They will train youth in video production & film/distribute a 12-episode "edutainment" soap opera centered on HIV/AIDS-related social issues. http://www.lovetolove.ug

Recording studio training
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Recording studio training

Aaron trained the production team in the recording studio at One Vibe Africa, an arts program at an orphanage/school in Kisumu, Kenya. http://www.OneVibeAfrica.org

Benefit album w/ Kenyan star
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Benefit album w/ Kenyan star

Aaron co-produced a new record for the "First Lady" of Kenyan music: hip-hop/reggae star Nazizi. All profits from sales will benefit One Vibe Africa's youth arts programs in Kisumu, Kenya. http://www.onevibeafrica.org

Youth Music Business Seminars
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Youth Music Business Seminars

Aaron taught business seminars to aspiring young musicians in the slums of Nairobi, Kisumu, & Kampala.

We are a registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization EIN #47-3456343

 

4747 4th Ave NE, Seattle WA 98105

 

email: aaron@internationalyouthmusicproject.org

 

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