The Joy Creators Camp

  The Playing for Change Foundation and We The Best Foundation were proud to host its first-ever music camp in Downtown Miami at Joy Studios this summer.  Thirty children, ages 8-18,  partook in this free, two-week program and had the opportunity to learn from the best teachers, mentors and producers in the business.  These young … Read More

We All Speak Music: Shepard Fairey created a custom shirt to support our cause

  We are proud to announce that Playing For Change Foundation, OBEY Clothing, and world class designer and artist Shepard Fairey have teamed up to release a beautiful and unique T-shirt to support our cause. This shirt was designed by Shepard Fairey for the OBEY Awareness Collection and will be sold worldwide at Obey Clothing retailers starting … Read More

Joudour Sahara Video Overview

The Joudour Sahara Music Program in the small town of M’hamid el Ghizlane in southeastern Morocco serves as the only access point locally for youth to express themselves creatively. Joudour Sahara focuses on traditional music and dance from several diverse ethnic tribal groups who settled in the oasis of M’hamid from different corners of the … Read More

A Song For the Mother's Society

A few weeks ago the Tintale Mother’s Society received the visit of Kishan Adhikari, a Nepali musician and actor based in Spain who has been a close friend of our Nepali team in the Udayapur region for over a decade. This time Kishan came back to Tintale with a single goal: creating a song with … Read More

Our schools in Mali and Ghana join for a residency in Tamale, Ghana

In preparation for the annual Playing For Change Day Festival in Tamale, Ghana, PFCF has organized a musical residency at the Bizung School in Ghana, bringing students and staff from Ecole de Musique de Kirina in Mali. This was the first time that the students from Mali have traveled internationally, and the gathering in Tamale … Read More

Meet Anu, vocal mentor at the Musica Music Institute in Nepal

    Anu started as a student at the Musica Music Institute in  Nepal when she was 16 years old.  She is now a vocal mentor at the Institute and teaches vocals and performance to our students. Our music programs are full of beautiful stories about how music helps young people build character. Watch in … Read More