Stories of peace

In pictures: celebrating community radio in DR Congo

DRC Community Radio - in pictures. To commemorate World Radio Day we offer a glimpse into a thriving network of community radio clubs in eastern DR Congo. Read more »

A farewell message from Tom, Head of International Programmes

I will always be part of the Peace Direct family which I hope becomes a global movement of people who believe that if we see peace as possible, it will be. 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.