Aprile Zapata

Junior vocal teacher PFC Patagonia, Argentina : Paso Córdoba – Neuquen Aprile, who became a part of our music program in 2023, has brought a refreshing energy to our musical community. Hailing from General Roca, she learned about the school through her father. Aprile began her musical journey around the age of 14 but her … Read More

Joaquin Cofre

Junior Guitar teacher PFC Patagonia, Argentina : Paso Córdoba – Neuquen Joaquin is a young guitar player from General Roca, about 10 minutes from the Paso Cordoba School and draws upon his musical experience and personal journey as a guitarist to inspire and guide his students. While this marks his first official venture into teaching, … Read More

Solutions to an Urgent Food Crisis in Bidibidi Refugee Camp

There is a food crisis in the Bidibidi Refugee Settlement where our program the Salam Arts Program is located. Monthly food rations distributed by multiple intergovernmental bodies have been reduced and now a large segment of the South Sudanese population has been cut off entirely. Our team on the ground has reported increased suicides in … Read More

Master Musician Visits our Program in Eastern Nepal

Master musician Kiran Nepali took a visit to the Udayapur Music program in eastern Nepal to provide an amazing series of workshops to our students, in Gaighat and Tintale. Kiran comes from an ancestral family of musicians and plays the traditional nepali violin; the sarangi. His approach is to demonstrate how traditional music can be … Read More

Meet Parbati Dahal, Tintale Village Mother’s Society president

Watch this video to hear Parbati Dahal talk about the mission, importance, and impact of the Mother’s Society on women and girls across rural eastern Nepal. Parbati is a co-founder of the Mother’s Society, officially registered as an NGO in 2016, but which began as an unofficial movement to create better futures for women and … Read More

Unity in BidiBidi

Watch this uplifting performance by the female-led United Adungu traditional band in the Bidibidi Refugee Settlement in northern Uganda at the Salam Music Program. Singing ‘Unity! Unity!’, this song is about women, mothers, and girls having to flee civil conflict in South Sudan, from firsthand experience, and about their hope for unity. The traditional music … Read More