OUR PROGRAMMES

ELTON JOHN AIDS FOUNDATION

Creating an aids free future

Brass for Africa are using music education and HIV training to enhance life skills of children living with and affected by HIV to help EJAF achieve their mission of ending the AIDS epidemic by ensuring everyone has the information and means to prevent infection.

RETRAK

Shelter for street children

Retrak works to enable street children to move from a life of vulnerability, exclusion and poverty to a life within a positive family or community. Brass for Africa provides a brass band and music therapy programme at three of their centres for boys and girls.

HOPE FOR CHILDREN

Every child has the right to a happy, healthy and positive childhood

Brass for Africa deliver a music and life skills programme to children living in one of Uganda’s toughest and poorest places, Namuwongo slum.

M-LISADA

Giving street children a home and protection

M-Lisada provides a home as well as music, arts and education support to street children in Kampala. Brass for Africa supports M-Lisada’s brass band programme and funds several key staff roles within the organisation.

PLAN INTERNATIONAL

A just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls

Brass for Africa deliver weekly music education and life skills training to help PLAN empower children, young people and communities to make vital changes that tackle the root causes of discrimination against girls.

KAMPIRINGISA

Rehabilitation centre

Kampringisa is Uganda’s only national youth rehabilitation centre, housing children “at conflict with the law”. Brass for Africa provides a brass band programme and integrated life skills training.

HANDS FOR HOPE

Supporting disadvantaged children

Hands for Hope is a non-profit organisation working with the residents of Kampala’s largest informal urban settlements. Brass for Africa provides a brass band and life skills programme for the children at the school.

MISSIONARIES OF THE POOR

Serving society’s most vulnerable

A religious order working in Kampala to house, feed and clothe destitute children and orphans. Since our inception, Brass for Africa has provided brass band and life-skills training to MoP residents living at two of the homes, The Good Shepherd Home and The Bethlehem Home.

GLONEVA

Supporting children of Namuwongo slum

A community-based organisation that provides slum dwelling children with performance arts skills-training in the hope that these children might earn some money to break out of poverty. Brass for Africa provides a brass band and life skills programme for the children at this organisation.

MUMMY FOUNDATION

Supporting girls in the Katwe Slum

A community based NGO providing a safe haven and support to girls and teenage mothers in the informal community, or ‘slum’ of Katwe, Kampala. Brass for Africa has facilitated the construction of the Mummy Foundation building and provides music education, life skills training alongside salaries for all staff.

SAVE STREET CHILDREN UGANDA

A society where no child lives on the street

Save Street Children Uganda (SASCU) is a not for profit, organisation working for the protection and rehabilitation of street children, as well as disadvantaged children and youth in Uganda, enabling them to realise and fulfill their potentials and dreams. Brass for Africa provides a brass band and life skills programme.