Since being set up in 2009, Brass for Africa has provided regular music education and performance opportunities to over 1,000 children and young people, developing a successful, scalable model for delivering music education. It has established 17 projects at ten different sites in Uganda, and at two sites in Liberia, including:

  • Ten brass band projects for children residing in Ugandan orphanage homes: Mlisada, The Good Shepherd Home, The Bethlehem Home, The Ugandan National Juvenile Rehabilitation Centre at Kampiringisa, and also working with children residing in two street children refuges operated by the Charity Retrak.
  • Seven further community brass bands in three slums in Kampala, Uganda.
  • A brass music education programme for the children at the MacDella Cooper Academy, and a programme at The Frances Gaskin Rescue Home for Children in Liberia.
  • Funding music tuition in the Tender Talents Magnet School in Uganda.
  • A brass music programme and singing and dance lessons for the very young girls who attend the Mummy Foundation in Uganda.