Khlong Toey Music Program

Peace through music – Playing For Change


Khlong Toey Music Program (KTMP) is a non-profit organization born out of a passion to create positive social change through music. Based in Bangkok, Thailand, the Khlong Toey Music Program, teaches music and art for free to the underprivileged children of the Khlong Toey slum communities.

What we do

Opened in October 2012, our school provides a safe and uplifting space for underprivileged children, where self-esteem can strengthen and creativity flourish through weekly lessons, and regular performances. Through music and art, kids can open doors to new opportunities, make positive connections with others, dream big, and have lots of fun in the process.

How you can help

Donate: Our program relies heavily on private donations, to cover expenses for the school or fund activities for the children.
Volunteer: We are always looking for volunteers to join our team or help us during events!
Other ways to get involved: There are many opportunities to support us and help make a difference in our children’s lives.

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Playing for Change

Playing For Change Foundation, is a non-profit organisation whose mission is to create positive change through music education. Established in 2007, Playing For Change Foundation has created or supported fifteen music schools and programs around the world in Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Morocco, Ghana, Mali, Rwanda, South Africa, Nepal, Bangladesh and Thailand. Khlong Toey Music Program is the 9th program endorsed by Playing For Change Foundation since June 2013.

Thanks to Num, our art program coordinator, and an amazing team of volunteer teachers, we are now teaching art and crafts every Sunday from 2-4pm at KTMP. Visual arts have always played an important role in our school and we are very excited about all the possibilities this new program opens! A big thank you to our sponsor, Socialgiver, without whom this program wouldn’t exist!

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LATEST NEWS Khlong Toey Music Program 27/01/19

These days in Bangkok you can see a myriad of hand-painted paper lanterns in the malls to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Paragon, Emporium, EmQuartier etc. Our kids took part in decorating some of the lanterns! Now the fun part is to find where are the ones they painted!

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