Afrika Yetu Inc.

Pittsburgh, PA   |  www.afrikayetu.org
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Mission

Afrika Yetu Inc, is a 501(c)3 non-profit Pan-African platform organization that has been dedicated to the presentation and promotion of the rich African cultural heritage to diverse audiences through live performances, educational programs, and community outreach initiatives for the last years. Afrika Yetu believes that by promoting African arts and culture through the presentation of music, dance, and education, it can enhance the appreciation of timeless values, build bridges of understanding, and strengthen ties between the people of Africa and the rest of the world.

Ruling year info

2016

Principal Officer

Elie L Kihonia

Main address

5938 Baum Boulevard

Pittsburgh, PA 15206 USA

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EIN

71-0947491

NTEE code info

Arts Education/Schools (A25)

Educational Services and Schools - Other (B90)

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This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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WACONGO Dance Company; Yetu Academy; Drum Talk Int'l Drum Festival; African Music Series; Riverbeat

1. WACONGO Dance Company Tours countrywide, about 20 National tour engagements. Ex-PennPat Roster before the change of the artistic director. 2. DrumTalk: brings together 30 guest artists from Japan, Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt, Israel, Congo, Cuba and more, such as Giovanni Hidalgo, Glenn Velez, Takumi Taiko, Marcus Santos and others to celebrate rhythm from around the world. Attract more than 1000 participants. 3. African music Series 4. Annual Gateway Clipper RiverBeat, A drum circle celebrating music environment to promote sustainable lifestyles. 5. Yetu Academy, After School Program and International Education Youth Exchange

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Afrika Yetu Inc.

Board of directors
as of 6/2/2014
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Bishop Isaac B. Jere

International Tabernacle Ministries

Term: Dec 2012 - Dec 2013


Board co-chair

Rev. Doug Patterson

Smithfield Church of Pittsburgh

Term: Dec 2012 - Dec 2013

Isaac Jere

International Tabernacle Ministries

Elie Kihonia

Donna Baxter

Soul Pitt Media

Bubba Misawa

University of Pittsburgh and W&JU

George Tymas

Goerge Tymas & Associates, CPA

Douglas Patterson

Smithfield United Church of Christ

Terry Bradford

Verizon Broadband