WAYout supports street and disadvantaged youth, using music and digital media. WAYout promotes artistic freedom, education and empowerment. WAYout also trains to a professional standard so that people can get jobs. DONATE
The hub has already recorded over 75 street artists in the music studio funded by Strummerville. Check out some tracks here. “Now I can show my family that someone took me seriously enough to record my music. Now I can go home”
The Way premiered at Opin Yu Yi festival in March and WON an award.
“The Way” a thriller by street youth based on their own lives. Arrests, stolen clothes and beatings- and that’s before shooting started.
WAYout Anthem – a celebration of our work written and performed by WAYout users.
Hustle and Tussle won best music video at Sierra Leone International Film Festival
Training -WAYout runs media, script writing, journalism and music courses.
Patron Mark Thomas: “Why should someone on the streets not dream of being a musician or a film maker? And more importantly, could they dream of this if the facilities were not available to them?” Comedy gig fund raiser
MUSIC & FILMS
Documentaries and dramas made by WAYout members reach audiences of over 35,000 people and win prizes in film festivals. All genres -documentary, music clips, comedy and drama. More than 600 young people have taken part in training courses.
Street to Street, S2S, put street youth in touch with students in the UK. “A phenomenal insight” said one teacher.