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The mission is the same, but each program and community is different. With every project we learn something new.

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May 27, 2015

A DREAM COMES TRUE

by William Aura

Meet Utsav Nepal. He has been blind since birth. We met at the Early Rehabilitation Center in Kathmandu, Nepal, where he expressed his deep desire to someday play music in a band. He said he learned guitar and sings songs but never had the opportunity to perform with others. “This is my biggest dream,” Utsav says.
Utsav has a kind heart and a sweet spirit. It was indeed our pleasure to help make… more

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Jul 15, 2015

Teacher Spotlight: Seidou Kone

by Shauna Murray

More often than not, when you read about music education, you hear about all the benefits learning music can have on a child: more self-esteem, better collaboration with peers, and increased learning in primary school, to name a few. The benefits of these programs extend beyond the students participating in them, however; the seed of change that is planted in the school grows to include the… more

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Jul 22, 2015

Your Gift of Music at Work: Program Results and an Original Song Created by Our Students in Ghana

by Elizabeth Hunter

Students and teachers at the Bizung School of Music and Dance in Tamale, Ghana, have come together to record a song written by Halik, one of the students at the school. The song is titled “Bohami Bagsim”, which literally means “Learn Skills” and evokes how much Halik values everything he has learned at the school. He offers this song in dedication to PFCF supporters. Turn it up and enjoy the… more

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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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