The Music Awakening project tries to achieve to vision of empowering young Tunisians through music. Music is a very powerful tool, it builds confidence and a sense of self-worth, it strengthens the belief in one’s own abilities and performing music in public increases self esteem. Overall, music is a creative way of expressing one’s thoughts and creating music promotes reflection and engagement with one’s environment and feelings. Producing and performing music in a group strengthens teamwork and collaboration skills that are essential for kids to become good citizens. Music is also a source of inspiration and creativity, something that is very much needed in this time of turmoil.