Stories of peace

A response to election results in Mali

We are pleased that the Malian election results have been announced without significant unrest. However, with deadly attacks in the run-up to polling day, low turn out being blamed on security concerns, and accusations of electoral fraud, peace and good governance must be a central priority for Keita’s government. Read more »

Rebuilding a life: Fatima's story

After violence in her hometown of Marawi, Fatima was forced to flee her home, was separated from her children, and faced an uncertain future. She now lives in a camp set up by local organisation KI. Away from the fear of violence, she works in the camp garden, and dreams of sending her children back to school. Read more »

Masika is 13.

She lives in DR Congo. Masika was helping her aunt collect firewood when she was captured by soldiers and forced to join the militia.

She was forced to live a life no child should live.

Thankfully, she was found by our local partner. They gave her food, shelter and psychological support.

They will find her family, or a foster home to take care of her, and provide skills training or support her to go back to school.

Local people stopping war and building peace were a lifeline to Masika.

They urgently need your support.