Africa Yoga Project: Building Economic Empowerment For Kenyans
The Network Journal
Read full story The Africa Yoga Project (AYP) aims to empower, educate, elevate and employ people in East Africa and globally through the practice of yoga. AYP, which is a nonprofit in the U.S. and registered non-profit organization in Canada, uses yoga to support economic development and alleviate poverty by creating a local market. They offer 350 free outreach yoga classes a week that reach more than 6,000 people. Paige Elenson and Baron Baptiste founded it in 2007. The initial focus was Kenya.