We have released 2015 Youth & Hip Hop Project Report; the full report can be downloaded in PDF format here:
or read here
In July 2014 the second phase of the Youth & Hip Hop programme kicked off with the special goal to contribute to enhancing youth inclusion by specifically empowering youth in Northern Uganda (covering West-Nile, Acholi, Lango, Teso and Karamoja), using Hip Hop culture, thereby aiming, on the one hand, to contribute to positive social change and bridge the differences and unify youth and, on the other hand, to generate employment and career opportunities for youth.
Throughout 2015, various activities were organised to this end: Hip Hop trainings in 3 locations (Kitgum, Lira, Soroti), creative entrepreneurship trainings in 3 locations (Kitgum/Gulu, Arua, Soroti/Mbale), a third Hip Hop Boot Camp (this time in Mbale) as well as performances at the Bayimba International Festival in Kampala and Bayimba Regional Festivals in Gulu and Mbale. Some of the activities were not implemented as planned: mentorship programme development, equipment purchase and market survey, Hop Hop TV shows and recordings. Below follows an account of each of the activities implemented.