Child's Play (India) Foundation


For just Rs.500 a month (6000 a year) you can support the music education of one of our children. Help us give India’s disadvantaged children the joy of playing an instrument, playing together with other children in an ensemble and gain self-confidence, self-esteem and a potential skill for employment when

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Thanks to our donors!

We have been very lucky with instrument donations. Whenever we have needed something, our generous band of supporters come through for us and somehow ensure that we get what we need. This is what happened to us recently. Some of our flutes needed repairs and it is more expensive to

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Our cello kids perform at Sunaparanta – Goa Centre for the Arts

On March 7, two of our cello kids – Vinayak and Zaheer – along with our volunteer teacher Lukas, performed at Sunaparanta – Goa Centre for the Arts. They provided the music for a play called ‘The King and Queen Want Sweat’, an English play translated from the original Marathi

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World Busk!

David Juritz is a remarkable individual on so many levels. Born in Cape Town South Africa, he won a scholarship to study at London’s Royal College of Music, where he won all the major prizes for violin, including the college’s highest award, the Tagore Medal.
On leaving the RCM, he

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Video: Violin kids make progress!

Thanks to the dedicated efforts of visiting British Suzuki teacher Clare Raybould and our violin teacher at Hamara School, Syanna Fernandes, the children are making rapid strides. Here’s a short video taken a few days ago. Enjoy!

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Volunteers from Oberlin : an update

19 January 2014

Hello!  We thought we would send another update now that we are more settled in here.

The Hamara School is an orphanage that houses, feeds, and educates 80 Indian children.  We are teaching fifteen of the kids violin and cello.  Many of the children do

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