A Look at the Tintale Village in Nepal

Tintale is located in Eastern Nepal and is the home of several PFCF programs and initiatives. Everything started when Shyam Basnet met with William Aura in 2003 in the streets of Kathmandu. Together, and with the support of PFCF, they envisioned a tuition center and initiated a music program in the village. Today the humble … Read More

Introducing the Cahuita Music Program!

In partnership with the United Nations Population Fund, Playing For Change Foundation announces our newest music program, the Cahuita Music Program in Cahuita, Costa Rica! This marks our 17th music program across 13 countries, and has a particular focus on preserving and promoting Afro-Caribbean heritage.  Working with local partner Asociación de Desarrollo Integral de Cahuita, we have already started music classes … Read More

Announcing a Splice Soundpack from Joudour Sahara

PFCF program Joudour Sahara in M’hamid El Ghizlane, Morocco has come together with major music platform Splice to release a soundpack featuring more than 50 musicians and teachers from the region! Sound artists Susie Ibarra and Jake Landau visited Joudour Sahara in October 2021 to record traditional musicians and our modern music teachers to capture … Read More

Aziza Chaouni Becomes PFCF Sustainable Design Advisor

PFCF is proud to announce that Aziza Chaouni, associate professor at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto and principal architect at Aziza Chaouni Projects (Fez / Toronto), has agreed to partner with us as the PFCF Sustainable Design Advisor on our exciting architectural projects for our … Read More

Meet with Victor, Music teacher at the Salam Music Program in Uganda

Music teacher, Salam Music Program, Uganda Victor is a musician and teacher from northern Uganda who lives in the Bidibidi refugee settlement and serves as a music teacher at the Salam Music Program. He has been teaching maths and science in the area after graduating from the Univesity of Kyambogo in 2015. Victor joined the … Read More

Meet with Sylvain, Executive Director of the Salam Music Program in Uganda

Executive Director, Salam Music Program, Uganda Sylvain Himbana was born in Bukavu, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In 2010 he left his home country to reach Uganda as a refugee, where he founded Sina Loketa, a non-profit organization dedicated to support the lives or refugees and disadvantaged communities in northern Uganda. Playing For … Read More