Musicians for World Harmony

The healing power of music is widely known, from bustling cities to remote villages. Since 2002, Musicians for World Harmony has relied on the gift of music to help those impacted by war, disease, aging, and cultural divides. Founder Samite Mulondo, a professional musician and former refugee, believes in using music to help create a safe space where participants don't feel judged. "The stories usually come easily after the music," he says. "We all have a story to tell if we are given a chance to tell it." Musicians for World Harmony has worked with seniors living with dementia, children living with AIDS, and communities experiencing the impacts of war, in addition to refugees, immigrants, and others. Read on to learn more about their mission to bridge divides, cultivate belonging, and inspire harmony through the power of music.