'One Vibe Africa' Empowers Kenyan Youth Through Music and Arts

Jessica Lipsky
May 5, 2019 - 5:00

Simon Okelo doesn’t sleep. In addition to his day job at a logistics company, the Seattle-based father of three spends the wee hours of each day working on his passion project and life’s work: One Vibe Africa. The nonprofit bridges the 8,800 mile gap between the Pacific Northwest and Okelo’s hometown of Kisumu, Kenya, through a music- and arts-focused youth empowerment program, festival, and extensive community outreach. One Vibe aims to promote social welfare and the economic empowerment of Kisumu youth by creating events and media that...

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