Music Transforming Lives

by Dreams Can Be Foundation
Music Transforming Lives
Music Transforming Lives
Music Transforming Lives
Music Transforming Lives
Music Transforming Lives
Music Transforming Lives


To make use of diverse artistic manifestations, principally music, as a means of changing individually and collectively children and youngsters who find themselves in a socially risky situation.

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More than 100 students, from 8 to 20 years of age, study voice, the recorder, violin, viola, and cello. All classes are free as students come from families earning less USD$100 per month. The program needs donations in order to buy instruments and instruction materials, cover operational costs and expand the program to reach more children.


Kids receive two 1-hour lessons per week and participate in a rehearsal on Saturdays. Introduction to music and score reading, instrument instruction and singing and voice, playful activities, perform at schools, theaters, cultural centers, etc.

Long-Term Impact

Music skills learned at Reciclarte are the catalyst for changes in other areas of children’s lives such as completing education, a stronger sense of self-esteem and good citizenship.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


Sponsor Org's website program info in English
Project Website with some info in English

Organization Information

Dreams Can Be Foundation

Location: Johnstown, PA - USA

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Thanks to 1 donor like you, a total of $470 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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