News - 2018

Final Blog Post from Ethiopia

Posted in Blog on 23rd November 2018

Wow! It is hard to believe that it is our last day out in Ethiopia – we don’t think the realisation has hit us that we will be on a plane flying back to the UK tonight. This last week has been extremely busy; organising celebration events for each of the centres... Read on

Update from Ethiopia (Week 4/5)

Posted in Blog on 16th November 2018

Selam! We can’t quite believe that we are at the end of our penultimate week out in Ethiopia. The time has flown by before our very eyes! Before we update you all on our progress, we want to just say how amazing it has been working with the staff out here. Their... Read on

New Introductory Training Project in Hyderabad

Posted in Projects on 7th November 2018

Happy Diwali to our Local Partners in Hyderabad! We are excited to see the start of another Introductory Training Project, which is being delivered by music therapist Nina Cherla in Hyderabad, India. Nina is working with 4 teachers from the Shraddha Center for... Read on

Update from Ethiopia (Week 3)

Posted in Blog on 2nd November 2018

We are now into our third week of training in Ethiopia and we are thrilled with the progress that is being made so far. The staff who are being trained in each centre are impressing us more and more each time with their enthusiasm and commitment to the programme... Read on

First Update from our Introductory Training Project in Ethiopia

Posted in Blog on 23rd October 2018

It has been a week since our team had arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where they have spent their time familiarising themselves with the city, immersing themselves in the cultre and meeting for the first time our Local Partners who are very enthusiastic about... Read on

Our Team is Finally in Ethiopia!

Posted in Projects on 16th October 2018

After 2 years of project identification, development and planning since receiving an expression of interest from Ethiopia, our team has finally made it to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to deliver an Introductory Training Project in 3 care settings for the first time... Read on

A Final Update from the Kigali, Rwanda Follow-Up Visit

Posted in Blog, Projects on 27th September 2018

This week there was the debriefing for our volunteers, Samantha Zeiher and Cerrita Smith, who have recently returned from delivering a Follow-Up Visit to support our Local Partners at the Hope and Homes Community Hub in Kigarama, Rwanda. Follow-up Visits are... Read on

Rwandan Local Trainers Training The Gallagher Trust Staff

Posted in Projects on 27th September 2018

Last year we delivered a Training for Trainers project to three of our Local Partners in Kamembe, Rwanda: Audace, Alphonsine and Fidele. They wanted to think about how they could share with other people the music skills they’ve been using in different care settings... Read on

New interactive Music-Making students welcomed today!

Posted in Projects on 21st September 2018

Our Interactive Music-Making Course starts today and we are looking forward to welcoming 11 Early Years Practitioners from Crafty Wizards (Eltham, New Eltham and Avery Hill sites), Cardwell Nursery, Cardwell Together for Twos, Eglington Children’s Centre, Ethelred... Read on

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