SUPPORT OF SOCIAL PROJECTS
The funds raised at the concerts enable the Human Rights Orchestra to support local and international organizations that work in the areas of emergency medical care, music education, child welfare, indigenous peoples’ rights, and to support survivors of violence and exploitation, children living with disabilities, refugees and asylum seekers, and other vulnerable people.
Our contributions have provided assistance in Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Haiti, India, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, Palestine, Rwanda, and Switzerland.
“We believe in building sustainable, evidence-based healthcare systems that harness the strengths of communities and use locally appropriate health technologies to support the provision of care.”
“Our vision: To disseminate musical culture among all members of the Palestinian society, to empower the creativity of young persons, make them aware of their Palestinian national identity, contribute to the building of a cohesive society that respects freedom of expression, pluralism, tolerance, equality and cooperation.”
“The AllegroModerato cooperative was born with the conviction and intent to demonstrate that music education can activate and develop emotional, cognitive and relational energies and skills capable of enhancing the quality of life of people with psychological, mental and physical fragility.”
“Clean Start’s vision is to restore hope, dignity, self-confidence and self-respect to girls and women as they leave prison, enabling them to break the cycle of poverty and imprisonment. We equip women with life skills and employment training, supporting them to find sustainable livelihoods post release. Our aim is to transition vulnerable girls and women into education, vocational training, employment or entrepreneurship.”
“EMERGENCY is an independent and neutral Italian association, established in 1994 to offer free and high quality medical and surgical care to the victims of war, landmines and poverty. EMERGENCY promotes a culture of peace, solidarity and respect for human rights.”
Charleroi Ville Haute, Belgium
“Our work includes the socialization of human rights information, the investigation of human rights abuses, the development of international human rights law, the preservation of memory and the fight against impunity.”
Porto Sant'Elpidio (FM), Italy
“We train and prepare people living with autism and related rare syndromes for sports competitions. We are a research and development laboratory for innovative methods for the treatment of autistic syndrome and an excellent sports center for intellectual and relational disabilities.”
“We advocate for the protection and rights of migrant women who are survivors of violence and exploitation. We provide counselling, intervention, and safe housing to women who are affected by trafficking. FIZ staff members offer training for professionals, raise awareness among the general public, and advocate for the rights of migrant women at the political level.”
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
“With five hospitals in Cambodia and a foundation in Zurich, Switzerland, the Kantha Bopha hospitals take care of about 85% of all the sick children in Cambodia. 80% of the seriously ill and hospitalized children would not have a chance of survival without these hospitals. All the treatments are free of charge. 80% of the Cambodians are without any means and 80% of patients come from families with a daily income of USD 1.00 or less.”
“We safeguard and protect the lives and health of infants born prematurely through neonatal intensive care. We support their families materially and psychologically, and we promote scientific research on issues related to the causes of preterm birth and the problems resulting from preterm birth.”
“We act against social exclusion and marginalization, for the promotion of active citizenship and the full recognition of migrant identities. LESS Onlus promotes and carries out educational activities on rights and over the years has created numerous synergies with service providers, with other private social organizations and with migrant communities in the Naples area, creating a real network supporting integration.”
"‘Maher’ (in the Marathi language) means ‘Mother's Home’: a haven of hope, belonging and understanding. Our mission is to help destitute women, children and men from all over India exercise their right to a higher quality of life, irrespective of gender, caste, creed or religion.”
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
“An international, independent medical humanitarian organisation, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) translates to Doctors without Borders. We provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare. Our teams are made up of tens of thousands of health professionals, logistic and administrative staff - bound together by our charter. Our actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of impartiality, independence and neutrality. We are a non-profit, self-governed, member-based organisation.”
“Musicians Without Borders uses music for peacebuilding and social change. We use music as a means to address the needs of societies divided and affected by conflict. We are currently active in Kosovo, Palestine, Greece, Northern Ireland, Germany, Rwanda, Uganda, El Salvador, Italy, and the Netherlands. Our professional staff and trainers are specialized in developing sustainable community music projects for people affected by war and conflict.
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
“The mission of SOFEPADI is the promotion and defense of the specific rights of women and families. Our vision is a Congo in which mothers and girls have the same access to basic social rights as men. We care for women and girls who are survivors of sexual violence by providing medical and psychological care, legal support, school reintegration, and socio-economic training and counseling.”