UK Developments

Posted in Projects on 16th March 2010

The Interactive Music-Making Course, which has been developed in partnership with Greenwich Community Health Services (formerly Greenwich Teaching Primary Care Trust) was successful in its application for credit rating from the University of Greenwich, last week... Read on

Recruiting for Rwanda 2010

Posted in Recruitment on 16th March 2010

We are excited to announce that we will be looking for volunteers - a Music Therapist and someone interested in a career in music therapy, who will be appointed as their 'assistant' - to help deliver a project in Rwanda for six weeks, from mid August 2010. Click... Read on

New Partnership

Posted in Projects on 20th January 2010

We are delighted to announce a new partnership for 2010: Over the past three years we have been following with admiration the work of Music Therapist Helen Leith in Rwanda. This year we have the opportunity to work with her in the Cyangugu district of Rwanda,... Read on

Thank you Amazon Shoppers!

Posted in Fundraising Events on 11th January 2010

Wow! A huge number of people have used our site to start their Amazon shopping, which has raised us nearly £300 this Christmas. Thank you so much. Particular thanks should go to whoever the generous souls are who bought their nearest and dearest (or maybe themselves... Read on

Final News from Bethlehem

Posted in Blog on 2nd January 2010

Liz At last we are filing our final blog, not from Bethlehem, but from the comfort of our own homes.The last few days in Palestine were very busy. We made up as many of the sessions we had missed due to the religious holiday as possible, finished off the Booklet... Read on

News from Romania

Posted in Projects on 21st December 2009

I spotted today an article on the BBC News website by Chris Rogers - a reporter with a longstanding association with Romania and, in particular, Romanian orphans. What intererested me in what he had written was his observations of the transformation that has taken... Read on

News from Bethlehem 11

Posted in Blog on 16th December 2009

Hannah and Liz will post their final blog soon. Here is a photo of the gift we were each given by the SOS Village and School - an angel playing a harp carved out of local olive wood. This one is photographed in my kitchen on a piece of Palestinian embroidery made... Read on

Strategy and Plan

Posted in Projects on 8th December 2009

As mentioned in an earlier posting, our Advisory Panel meets annually to reflect on recent activities, review the ever-changing contexts of our work and to use a clinical focus to help steer our future direction. We now have a date set for our next meeting: Saturday... Read on

Project Bethlehem

Posted in Projects on 7th December 2009

The six-week skill-sharing project in Bethlehem has now ended and Liz Coombes and Hannah McCabe have returned safely to the UK. We can't thank them enough for the enormous investment they've made in the children of the SOS Village and School. The next stage of... Read on

News from Bethlehem 10

Posted in Blog on 3rd December 2009

Hannah: Our last few days are proving to be extremely busy as we continue to deliver sessions at the SOS School and in the Village. By now however, many of our trainees are able to lead the sessions by themselves which is great for us to see and reassures our... Read on

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