Written by Andrew Redden, Music for Hope Trustee I went back to the Bajo Lempa in the summer of 2018 to catch up with the teachers and the groups and to see how they’d got on with the challenge I’d left them with the previous year. They’d done themselves proud. All the groups had at… Continue reading Song Writing, Part II
Written by Andrew Redden, Music for Hope Trustee In the summer of 2017, I was privileged to accompany some of the Music for Hope groups to the national Juventour festival which was held in Usulután. In forty degree heat, bands from La Papalota (Híbrido and Fuerza Tropical), Nueva Esperanza (Evolución Musical) and Romero (Impacto Tropical)… Continue reading Song Writing, Part I
Gift Aid is a scheme run by HMRC, which allows charities to reclaim tax paid on donations made by UK tax payers. If a Gift Aid consent form is signed, Music For Hope is able to claim back 25p for every £1 donated by a UK tax-payer. Although 25p does not seem like much, it… Continue reading Gift Aid Reminder
Dear Friends and Supporters, I started Music for Hope alongside young Salvadorian musicians in 1996 and it has been such an honour to see it grow from a tiny seedling project teaching music to twenty children in one community, to an amazing, passionate organisation supporting young people’s music and social development across sixteen Bajo Lempa… Continue reading Spring 2019 Newsletter
Dear Friends and Supporters, I hope 2019 has started well for you all. I started Music for Hope alongside young Salvadorian musicians in 1996 and it has been such an honour to see it grow from a tiny seedling project teaching music to twenty children in one community, to an amazing, passionate organisation supporting young… Continue reading Introducing: Tony Luna
Music for Hope is celebrating its 21st birthday, a true coming of age, and we would love you to help us celebrate 21 years of music, empowerment and a collective voice for the young people of the Bajo Lempa in El Salvador! Come and join us at Leaf (Portland Street, Manchester) for an evening filled… Continue reading Help Us Celebrate our 21st Birthday!
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