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Feb 09, 2015

The Sun Shines Above Us All the Same

by Shauna Murray

With some help from their friends and PFC Ambassadors, the Nanglen Band, the students at Khlong Toey Music Program in Thailand wrote and recorded their own special verse to add to “A Better Place.” The song was originally recorded by Playing For Change in partnership with the United Nations Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund.
“The sun shines above us all the same,” they sing. How… more

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Feb 10, 2015

Aquila Corde Supports Playing For Change

by Christine West

The wonderful people at Aquila Corde generously donated new ukelele strings to our Khlong Toey Music Program in Thailand. Daniela and Mimmo graciously reached out to Playing For Change Foundation and offered to ship us as many sets of strings as we needed. The students in Khlong Toey were very excited to receive them!

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Feb 17, 2015

Brazil School Gains Ground

by Valdir Cruz (translated)

On February 6th, Gustavo Fruet, Mayor of Curitiba, and Ubiraci Rodrigues, President of the Popular Housing Company of Curitiba (or COHAB), signed a free lease term for transfer of land to the Residents Association of Cajuru. The international organization Playing For Change will build a music school program there that the local community can attend for free.

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Djembe repair

Allows local craftsmen to replace the head of a djembe (hand drum)

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$25

Transport for Music Teacher

Transport for a local music teacher

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$100

Purchase 1 Acoustic Guitar

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$150

Teacher salary

Provides one month’s teacher salary

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