Every day, people suffer and lives are destroyed because of war. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
Peace Direct is dedicated to stopping wars and building peace, one person at a time. We work with local people to stop violence and rebuild communities after war has torn them apart. Together, we can help them save more lives.
Thanks to AWAY, Greg Funnell and Brendan Hall for their support creating this.
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