Coming to ABURAYA in Downtown Oakland September 9th, 2022 !!

African Art Exhibition and Auction Fundraiser for OTYO! (A Sigh of Relief)
at ABURAYA in Oakland CA

Come and enjoy viewing our collection of African art by famous African artists such as David Kibuuka, James Kitamirike, and more. Make an offer on some artwork, or just explore the collection while enjoying some delicious food near Lake Merritt. You don’t have to buy artwork, you can donate from a dollar on up… but bring your wallet, because this is amazing artwork by these guys, and the proceeds are going to a great cause!

Click here to view OTYO! Art Collection


ABURAYA is an award winning, fun, and welcoming restaurant with amazingly delicious, well prepared food, specializing in Japanese fried chicken. They are so gracious to donate their venue for this event, and we thank ABURAYA and owner Adachi sincerely.

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The African Art View and Sale Fundraiser for OTYO! (A Sigh of Relief), at ABURAYA, 362 17th Street, Oakland CA, Friday 9/9 through Wednesday 9/14, 11:00am to 9:00pm (closed Sundays). Art Exhibition and Sale featuring works by contemporary Ugandan artists David Kibuuka, James Kitamirike, Dan Sekanwagi, and many others. The exhibition will include oil and acrylics on canvas, limited edition giclee prints, sketches, as well as many unique wooden canvas and wood panel pieces.

Thank you for supporting OTYO! (A Sigh of Relief). OTYO! provides health resources through initiatives directly to our target community in rural western Uganda, as well as small grants to local CBO’s in the region. We also apply our fundraising toward the development of a small community center, which will provide community health education and access to training for trade skills and income generating projects.

Mission Statement

OTYO! (A Sigh of Relief) believes that by providing financial and technical support to community based organizations (CBOs) in rural western Uganda, and improving health security in the region, the quality of health and life of women, adolescents, orphans, and the people living in these communities, can be greatly improved. The goals of OTYO! are to improve efficiency and effectiveness of service provision in partnership with local community based organizations in the areas of:
Food Security
Health Care Access
Health Education
Community Empowerment

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