Key achievements

Music for Hope has been running since 1996 and is highly valued by the communities we serve.   Since Music for Hope began we have:

  • Taught a generation of post war Salvadoreans to sing or play an instrument
  • Trained 10 young people as community music teachers
  • Supported hundreds of young people to take up leadership and education opportunities
  • Set up and resourced over 20 bands and ensembles
  • Produced 3 CDs
  • Supported two European tours of Music for Hope bands and a speaker tour
  • Supported a wide range of volunteer placements including a creative exchange between young British artists and Music for Hope students
  • Built a strong volunteer team in the UK
  • Established strong partnerships and funding support in Spain and the UK
  • Helped change local attitudes about the value of arts and culture
  • Music for Hope bands have collectively contributed to hundreds of community events