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Connecting Through Music: Music Making in Kigali

Continuing our ‘Stories of Light’ series, Rwanda Youth Music Program Manager, Chris Nicholson shares his favorite moment from 2018.

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Our training program in Rwanda continues in partnership with WE-ACTx for Hope, Ready for Reading and SACCK. This month, our trainees wrote a song together titled “Urukundo” (Love).

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Rwanda Community Music Training (Rwinkwavu)

This year in Rwanda we started a four week training in partnership with WE-Actx for Hope, Ready for Reading and SACCK.

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3,174 young people making music so far in 2018

A small piece of the story of Musicians without Borders’ work can be told through numbers; the number of people participating in programs, the number of activities that have taken place, the number of organizations around the world with which we work. Of course, each of these numbers represents a story in itself, of the music made by people in a moment of their lives.

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Rwanda Team: MwB Community Music Leadership Training

At the weekend, a new training course in MwB Community Music Leadership began in Rwanda’s Eastern Province, led entirely by a team of Rwandan musicians and community leaders trained by Musicians without Borders.
The trainees are 20 community members (aged 13-50) who are engaged with supporting young people facing limited opportunities due to poverty, illiteracy, rural unemployment, gender based violence, and formerly living as street children.
This training shares the skills and experience developed since 2010 at our partner WE-ACTx for Hope, and is organised with the organisation Ready for Reading.

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