The Playing For Change Foundation has developed 15 music programs across 11 countries

 From Mississippi to the Saharan Desert

Our short film "From Mississippi to the Saharan Desert" is out! It tracks the music residency hosted by the Joudour Sahara Music Program with musicians Vasti Jackson, Maya Kyles, and local musicians from the M'hamid region of southern Morocco, and the incredible musical journey that resulted after the residency.      >Learn more

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WHAT WE DO

The Playing For Change Foundation is a global nonprofit organization offering creative opportunities for marginalized and at-risk youth, most specifically in the developing world.

MEET THE STUDENTS

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MEET THE STUDENTS

SUPPORT THE CAUSE

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SUPPORT THE CAUSE

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NEWS from the ground

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"The fact that children make beautiful music is less significant than the fact that music makes children beautiful."

Cheryl Lavender

OUR MUSIC PROGRAMS ACROSS 11 COUNTRIES: