AMERICA/HONDURAS - Educating children to moral values through music

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 development  


El Progreso (Agenzia Fides) - With the aim of bringing music to children and educating them on humanitarian values such as respect, tolerance and peace, the project "Discovering my artistic abilities" has just been launched in El Progreso, Honduran Department in Yoro. The initiative was carried out through the Municipal Program for Childhood, Adolescence and Youth (Pmiaj-Comvida), and consists of an intensive course of music which includes piano, guitar and flute lessons, as well as talks on strengthening leadership. The lectures are free and currently 420 children from different official schools take advantage of the programme. (AP) (Agenzia Fides 20/07/2016)