Awassa Youth Campus (AYC)
Awassa Youth Campus (AYC) is a creative workspace for youth in Awassa, Ethiopia. Basically, AYC provides resources as well as community outreach. Resources include art supplies, music instruments, basketball ping pong, library, etc. Community outreach refers to activites and events that aim to raise HIV/AIDS awareness and promote creativity in the community. The foundation of community outreach is One Love HIV/AIDS awareness theater, a youth directed troupe incorporating circus, dance, music, art along with socially conscious drama. Each year One Love Theater travels throughout Ethiopia.
AYC operates as an after-school hub during the academic year, and a youth center in the summer. Skilled and creative volunteers are a crucial part to AYC success.
AYC is a registered NGO in Ethiopia.