Supporting our Local Partners in Romania

Posted in Projects on 1st September 2017

Our work's not all about Introductory Training: Integral to what we do is helping the people who train with us continue to work with music independently. For our Local Partners in Romania this includes running a Romanian website full of resources and through... Read on

Update from Rwanda (Weeks 4 and 5)

Posted in Blog on 22nd August 2017

Hello, it’s us again! We’ve spent another two incredible weeks in Kigali since our last post and we want to update you on how things are going! Week 4 Continuing from Week 3, we’ve encouraged teachers to take even more of a lead during music sessions. This... Read on

We're back in the Highlands!

Posted in Projects on 18th August 2017

Our next skill-sharing project in the UK is now underway: Music Therapist Clare Reynolds is working in partnership with Abbeyfield Ballachulish to introduce music into their care home in the Scottish highlands. Clare will keep us all updated in a blog as the project... Read on

New Introductory Training Project - Rwanda

Posted in Blog on 12th August 2017

We have been in Kigali for almost 3 weeks already and can’t believe how fast time has flown. We want to take you through our introduction to Rwanda and our project base, the Hope and Homes Centre*. *The Community Centre serves around 600 members of the local... Read on

Time for new adventures: Hannah's Story

Posted in Blog on 8th August 2017

After four and a half years of fantastic project co-ordination and management, it is time for us to say goodbye to the amazing Hannah Hulin! We are lucky Hannah will remain involved with the charity in an advisory capacity going forward, but it's time for... Read on

World Congress of Music Therapy - Tsukuba, Japan

Posted in Blog on 12th July 2017

I have just returned from the World Congress of Music Therapy in Japan, honoured to have been presented with an award at the opening ceremony [World Federation of Music Therapy Advocate of Music Therapy for major contributions to the promotion of music therapy... Read on

My work experience with Music as Therapy International

Posted in Blog on 11th July 2017

As the first year of my two year A Level course comes to a close, I’m beginning to look at what I want to do in the future and what path I will take. My name is Iona and music has always been a passion of mine from a young age. However, now I am looking to take... Read on

Local Training and Support Visit (Rwanda) - Week Two

Posted in Blog on 7th July 2017

Our second week in Rwanda was split between preparation for a new up coming 6 week skill sharing project in Kigali and an existing project in Gisenyi, North West Rwanda. Lindsay and I gave ourselves all of Monday to catch up on some project admin from the week... Read on

Additional Training for Local Partners (Rwanda)

Posted in Blog on 26th June 2017

I'm lucky enough to be visiting Rwanda for the third time. But Lindsay, our new International and UK Programme Manager, is experiencing Rwanda for first time. As well as the many strands of the Rwanda Programme we are here to deliver, it also marks the... Read on

Training for Trainers (Rwanda)

Posted in Projects on 22nd June 2017

So pleased to hear from Lindsay and Hannah, that the Training for Trainers project was a success. The Local Partners who took part in this short course earlier in the week are today running their own training for 7 local staff working in different centres for... Read on

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