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Women’s Day 2022: Noella’s story

To celebrate International Women’s Day this year, we share Noella’s story. She went from living in fear to leading a community bakery and training others. With support from our partners in DR Congo, Noella has turned her life around.

The tragedy of Ukraine and the urgency of peacebuilding

The full-scale invasion of Ukraine is less than a week old and most of us have watched in horror as Russian tanks rolled into a sovereign country only to face the resilience and bravery of the Ukrainian people determined to defy the odds and push back the invading army. Many of us will be feeling a sense of dread that things will get worse before they get better, and that we are witnessing the most dramatic geopolitical tectonic shift in a generation. Almost all of us are feeling completely powerless.

Holograms for Peace

Read how our partners in Pakistan transformed their country’s founder into a vision of hope, 73 years after he passed away.

The Peace Games

In May 2021, our partners the Fondation Chirezi (FOCHI) led an emergency project to support young people affected by violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.