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, 9 music schools and programs have been created in countries including South Africa, Ghana, Mali, Rwanda, Thailand and Nepal. 700 children participate in regular music instruction. We have plans to expand several of our existi...

Flute class

Flute class
Students practice reading and playing music during their flute class. (view small | med | large | orig)

Madal Drum Class

Madal Drum Class
Rameshowr Maharjan teaches the traditional Madal drum. Students learn the rhythm first by clapping, then on the drum. (view small | med | large | orig)

Harmonium class

Harmonium class
Students gather around the harmonium to watch their classmate practice her lessons. (view small | med | large | orig)

Sushmita & her Sarangi

Sushmita & her Sarangi
Sushmita is one of the star students at Mitrata Nepal. Her favorite instrument is the Sarangi. (view small | med | large | orig)

Music students celebrating PFC Day in Kirina

Music students celebrating PFC Day in Kirina
Photo from Progress Report 'PFC Day in Kirina, Mali' (view small | med | large | orig)

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