Playing For Change Foundation

Playing For Change is a multimedia movement created to inspire, connect, and bring peace to the world through music. The Playing For Change Foundation (PFCF) was established in 2007 and is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Our mission is to create positive change through music and arts education. We support music schools and programs that are created and operated by the local community and then purposefully connect those communities around the world. To date, 8 music schools and programs have been created in countries including South Africa, Ghana, Mali, Rwanda, and Nepal. 600 children participate in regular music instruction. We have plans to expand several of our existing progra...

Ntonga guitar student

Ntonga guitar student

Peace, Love and Music

Peace, Love and Music
The music program at Mitrata Nepal has brought joy to many children, like this young student!

Flute class

Flute class
Students practice reading and playing music during their flute class.

Madal Drum Class

Madal Drum Class
Rameshowr Maharjan teaches the traditional Madal drum. Students learn the rhythm first by clapping, then on the drum.

Harmonium class

Harmonium class
Students gather around the harmonium to watch their classmate practice her lessons.
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