Star School, Masaka - Rwanda

Meet with Yabes

Ubuntu Music Program, Rwanda Yabes is a young drummer at the Star School whose dream nothing less than to become one of the best drummers in the world. UPDATE: Yabes has now become a drum teacher at the Ubuntu Music Program. >see profile  

Star School - Masaka, Rwanda

More Music, More Positive Change

Ubuntu Music Program, Rwanda In 2013, Playing For Change Foundation partnered with Star School, a primary and secondary school in Kigali, Rwanda, to offer a music and sports program to the students. Now three years into the partnership, the music program is thriving and recently expanded to include more classes, more teachers and more students.

20 Years After the Genocide

Jean Paul Samputu: Music and Forgiveness

Ubuntu Music Program, Rwanda Twenty years ago, Rwandan musician Jean Paul Samputu was one of the few members of his immediate family who was not killed during the genocide. Here, he speaks with us about his journey to survive, to forgive and to begin again. Music was critical to him finding his way. Since 2009, … Read More

Ubuntu Music Program

Ubuntu Music Program, Rwanda In 2013 the Playing For Change Foundation launched a new music and sports program in Masaka, a village near Rwanda’s capital city, Kigali. The program takes place at Star School, a primary and secondary school founded by Bishop Nathan Amooti that now provides education for more than 300 underprivileged children. This … Read More

Star School, Masaka, Rwanda

Interview with Jane

Ubuntu Music Program, Rwanda In 2013 the Playing For Change Foundation launched a new music and sports program in Masaka, a village near Rwanda’s capital city, Kigali. The program takes place at Star School, a primary and secondary school founded by Bishop Nathan Amooti that now provides education for more than 300 underprivileged children. This … Read More