With a mission to improve the lives of children, youth, and women in Africa by promoting and implementing sustainable solutions, NextAid raises awareness for, and partners with, community-based projects and grassroots organizations in Africa. NextAid implements and promotes integrated approaches with the belief that it is the best formula for establishing real and lasting change. Through music events and public education initiatives, NextAid provides empowering opportunities for concerned individuals to make a difference.
Solar Sister eradicates energy poverty by empowering women with economic opportunity. Solar Sister combines the breakthrough potential of solar technology with an Avon style direct sales network to bring light, hope and opportunity to even the most remote communities in Africa.
Yotel - NYC:
Created by YO! Founder Simon Woodroffe OBE and YOTEL CEO Gerard Greene, Yotel offers a first class hotel experience translating the language of luxury airline travel and Japanese influence into small but luxurious cabins. Yotels New York location is home to four multipurpose event spaces (The Terrace, Club Rooms, The Dohyo, and the Studiyo) providing guest with social ease during the day and at night morphing into a beer and cocktail fueled lounge with DJs supplying endless beats and ambiance.
Nokero (short for No Kerosene) was formed in June 2010 by inventor Steve Katsaros to develop safe and environmentally-friendly solar products that eliminate the need for harmful and polluting fuels used for light and heat around the world, and most importantly, are affordable to the communities that need them.
Anane' Vega DJ Set (Nulu Music) with
AmonDrum (Afro-kinectic / Turntables on the Hudson) on percussion
Mr. V (Sole Channel Music)
Nickodemus & Nappy G (Turntables on the Hudson)
DJ OBaH (Dubspot / FunkAid)
Candice Anitra (Singer Songwriter /HeartSleeve Records)
WUNMI (Live Vocal performance) just added!
Yotel - 570 Tenth Avenue - NYC
& Tech4Development Marketplace
7-10 Main Event
(live performances at 7:30)
Ticket page: http://illuminate-nyc.eventbrite.com