A Cat’s Attic: Peace Train Tour is Yusuf / Cat Stevens’ first ever tour of South Africa. In attendance of the first show, at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg, was Ingrid Schoeman, a survivor of drug resistant TB who, in conjunction with TB Proof, has dedicated considerable time and energy to fighting the stigma that
“The Rohingyan community need our help urgently, hundreds are being killed; mothers and children, brothers and sisters, thousands are fleeing in desperate search of a safe haven. Penny Appeal teams are on the ground inside Myanmar as well as Bangladesh and Pakistan providing food, water, medicine, and shelter to those trying to escape the atrocities.
A message from Yusuf / Cat Stevens: “While the world faces incomprehensible numbers and statistics created by the refugee crisis the tragedy and story of a single soul gets missed. It was difficult to stand by just watching this tragedy without trying to do something. I simply decided to help humanize the narrative and lend
“I’ve just returned from a visit to southern Turkey and a camp on the Turkish/Syrian border in Gaziantep. People here have lost their homes and are waiting for peace to return, but the children still remain bright and hopeful. The visit was much appreciated and they sang for me. A beautiful human experience. Our campaign is called