One of the great successes of the Rwanda Youth Music program is that young people who received Musicians without Borders training as Community Music Leaders, are now finding opportunities with other organizations as trainers and teachers of music.
Yves Kana works with Musicians without Borders since 2012 as a music teacher and assistant trainer. He reaches 1000s of vulnerable children with his work. We need your support to continue and train more Rwandan community musicians in 2017.
Over the past 12 months we have worked with a group of thirty young people from Burundi living as refugees in Mahama camp, Rwanda. A team of MwB trainers from Rwanda, Israel and the Netherlands have led them through our course of Community Music Leadership, to become leaders in their community using musical and nonviolent approaches. During this period, they stepped into the role, leading music workshops with an astonishing 35,000 young people in Mahama refugee camp.
Your donation can support Community Music Leaders to work with 1000s of vulnerable refugee children in Rwanda. They use music to bring an experience of community, safety, creativity and joy to children who too often face isolation, danger, stagnation and sadness.
We want to take this opportunity to celebrate a group of African children who we work with in Rwanda. These young Rwandans volunteer their time every single week to give support to 100s of vulnerable children through dance, song, instruments, games and musical activities.