Stories of peace

What role should local civil society play in Atrocity Prevention?

Early prevention is always preferable to late response when it comes to mass violence. Local peacebuilders & community leaders are the first line of defence Read more »

Outbreak of violence in the Philippines: view from the ground

Last week deadly violence broke out on the southern island of Mindanao in the Philippines. Here is an update from the ground. 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.