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Mitrovica Rock School worked: students of the school found a place where politics could be shut out and where ethnic identity was secondary. What matters at the Rock School is what you can do, what you like and what you’re like. But then COVID-19 happened.
In Rwanda, music activities and support groups for young people living with HIV have been closed for ten months. We know that when it becomes possible to meet again, support will be more necessary than ever.
As El Salvador headed into lockdown, Armonia Cuscatleca’s staff and teachers knew they had to find a way to encourage creativity and artistry during this difficult time.
“For three years, during the repopulation of the area, they had no school,” Marna recalls. “Families from the rural areas lost most of their income, and could no longer bring their children to the school in town. The families were very concerned, so they came together to solve the problem. They found a group of four teachers to start a small school for the community, and I was one of them.”