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Project Rwanda

Posted in Projects on 13th July 2015

A team of 4 Music as Therapy International representatives have just spent 2 weeks in Rwanda working on different projects. The projects were bought together at the end of the second week at a conference in Kigali which was attended by 70 people from various care... Read on

Project Gisenyi Week 2

Posted in Blog on 9th July 2015

After some much needed time at the weekend to relax, reflect and walk along the beautiful lake kivu Steph and i were ready for our last two days at UCC. We were pleased that our visit briefly coincided with Sharon the project manager for the Point Foundation who... Read on

Music as Therapy in Rwanda 2015 - Update

Posted in Blog on 7th July 2015

We have spent most of this week in Kigali, preparing for the conference, which took place yesterday. This conference was jointly hosted by Music as Therapy International and Tubakunde, and launches the exchange programme. This programme facilitates the rolling... Read on

Music as therapy in Rwanda 2015

Posted in Blog on 1st July 2015

Greetings from Rwanda! We’ve just completed the first stage of our trip. We visited our Local Partners at Urugwiro Centre and Ngwino Nawe and observed some of their sessions, demonstrating their maturing music as therapy practice.We discussed with them the exciting... Read on

Muraho from Gisenyi!

Posted in Blog on 1st July 2015

Stephanie and I have been back in Rwanda for a week now. We arrived in Gisenyi on Monday afternoon and went straight to the Ubumwe Community Center (UCC) to see and say hello to everyone. It was lovely to see so many familiar faces and to be greeted so enthusiastically... Read on

Dementia Quality of Care Conference 2015, Manchester

Posted in Blog on 26th June 2015

As Music as Therapy International’s UK Research and Development Officer, I have been exploring the needs of people living with dementia, and those who care for them. This is a new avenue for the charity, but with our experience in sustainable, effective skill... Read on

Music Therapy in Dementia Care

Posted in Projects on 26th June 2015

It's Music Therapy Week and this year BAMT is focusing on the role of music therapy in dementia care. Click here to download their flyer, which tells the story of David, and the importance of music therapy in his struggles with dementia. "I feel more alive and... Read on

Project Georgia Blog

Posted in Projects on 4th June 2015

Volunteers Jenny and Isabel have returned from Georgia where they were supporting Local Partners at Public School 198 and the Parents Bridge Center. Click here to read their blog and hear how their visit went. Some really positive feedback and exciting developments... Read on

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