Small Voices is about Melinda, a girl who brought nothing but her dreams with her when she left her home to go to the town of Malawig. Melinda, who is a young teacher, finds herself in a land of poverty and passivity surrounded by coconut and rice fields. Because of the poverty the people of the land are subjected to some are bitter while others fight to make a change in their lives. Melinda also works with young children through music with the hope that it will bring to life the dreams of others in the community. This is a movie designed to instill the values that hopes and dreams can come true even against skepticism and passivity.