The umbrella organization of Sounds of Palestine is Katharina-Werk Basel, a Christian ecumenical community with an interreligious orientation which was founded in 1913. Interreligious encounter and peace-building both in Switzerland and abroad are the main part of its activities. As an accredited charitable organization it guarantees the proper use of donations.
Katharina-Werk Basel is officially registered as an international organization in Palestine and maintains a legal representative office in Palestine.
Musicians without Borders
Musicians without Borders uses the power of music to bridge divides, connect communities, and heal the wounds of war.
Musicians without Borders works closely with local musicians and organizations to build sustainable projects in response to local needs. From successful projects they develop models, methodologies and trainings to adapt for other regions. The professional trainers are specialized in running community music projects with people dealing with trauma, fear and isolation as a result of war and conflict.
Musicians without Borders’ long-term commitment allows the participants the time to develop skills and talents, process grief and loss, and build bridges of reconciliation in societies divided by recent or ongoing conflict. read more