Carmen the Music Teacher

Latin America and the Caribbean, Snapshots of Change

Carmen Rosa, mother of two and a professional musician, teaches gifted children choral singing in Havana. She says she couldn’t have succeeded without the support of women neighbours and friends – this vital informal network of Cuban women is the lifeline for many working mothers and has grown stronger since the collapse of the economy in the 90s and the resulting hardships in everyday life.

Related links: Cuban Ministry of CultureThe British Council in Cuba

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Carmen the Music Teacher
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