Weʼve raised £565 to fund my music therapy placement in Borneo! I'll be volunteering in a children's hospital, stroke rehab clinic and with community groups.
- Funded on Saturday, 25th November 2017
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As part of the third and final year of my masters degree in Music Therapy I am excited to be going to Kota Kinabalu, Borneo to volunteer under the supervision of the island's first music therapist! I’ll be based mainly in the paediatric department of a women and children’s hospital, offering music therapy to patients who are in hospital for short- or long-term treatments, or end of life care. I’ll also volunteer in a stroke rehabilitation clinic, a care home, and with some community disability groups. I hope to be involved with setting up a "music-in-disability" performance project.
I will be using music to provide emotional, physical, communicative and psychological support to people. Through the work I also aim to create more awareness of music therapy in Borneo and hopefully encourage long-term music therapy interventions to be implemented. The placement will be an incredible learning experience in preparation for when I become (fingers crossed!) a qualified and HCPC-registered music therapist in the UK next year.
The placement will last 3 months, starting early December this year. It is entirely voluntary so I’m asking for help to fund the travel and accommodation costs - if there happen to be any leftover funds I will donate them directly to the hospital. Any support you can offer to help get me to Borneo will be hugely appreciated!
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Sarah Morgan1 year ago
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Nov 11, 2017
Have an amazing time! Muchos love xxx
Nov 6, 2017
I hope this little amount helps you to get to Borneo. I also hope that you achieve your ambition.
Nov 6, 2017
Big thumbs up from me chick. I know it's a very worthwhile project that's taking you there, but don't forget to have a great time while you're doing it! Emx
Bev and Norm
Nov 5, 2017
Great project, go, you!
Oct 14, 2017
Good on you Sarah, wishing you all the best :-) x
Oct 8, 2017
An amazing project! Good luck with raising the money. X x
Oct 4, 2017
Goood luck and make the most of it! It'll be a wonderful experience I'm sure! X
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Hi! I play drum kit, percussion and guitar, and sing. I have a degree in Popular Music from the University of Plymouth and have years of gigging, touring and recording experience. I am currently studying a masters degree in Music Therapy.