Maggie Bridgforth is the Business Development Director at Uhuru Child. Based in Durham, North Carolina, Uhuru works to combat poverty in Kenya.
One hundred and thirty people, many of them students from the University of Colorado at Boulder, gathered for an Uhuru Child benefit concert on April 25.
Uhuru Child, an organization that creates employment for adults and provides children access to quality education in East Africa, hosted its first ever concert at Shine Restaurant and Gathering Place in Boulder, Colorado.
The event raised over $1,300 and helped create awareness for the organization’s mission – to find creative solutions to fight poverty – on the CU campus.
Local bands The Whicker and Pine, The Belle Jar and Jay Kraemer and Friends played and helped Uhuru raise awareness for the organization’s mission to end poverty in Kenya.
A surprise last minute band also joined the event: Gregory Alan Isakov.
This is the second major event that Uhuru, which means freedom in Swahili, has hosted since starting a division in Colorado in the fall of 2012.
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