Peace Direct supports 16 local organisations on the frontlines of conflict in 12 countries around the world.



In Burundi we support a local network of activists to report on violence and human rights abuses and prevent young people from turning to violence. Read more »

DR Congo

In DR Congo we support two local organisations working to stop war and build livelihoods. Read more »


In Mali we support WANEP (the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding), who work to increase coordination within civil society across the country. Read more »


In Nigeria we support local organisation PIN to tackle some key drivers of violence in the fight against Boko Haram. Read more »


In Pakistan we support local organisation, Aware Girls, to stop young people turning to extremism and violence. Read more »


In the Philippines We support local organisation Kapamagogopa Incorporated (KI) to bring communities back together in Mindanao, the region worst affected by the conflict. Read more »

Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka we support local organisation, the Centre for Peace Building and Reconciliation (CPBR), which aims to reconcile previously divided ethnic and religious groups, engaging with religious and community leaders and with youth. Read more »


In the city of Kismayo, we work with local organisation, SADO, to provide skills training in mechanics, electronics and tailoring. This supports local young people to build livelihoods, get jobs and earn an income, providing a practical alternative to militant groups or the treacherous boat journey across the Mediterranean. Read more »


In Sudan, we work with a local organisation called Collaborative for Peace Sudan (CfPS) whose network of Peace Committees intervene and help resolve local level disputes in the southern region of South and West Kordofan. Read more »


In the Idlib region of Syria, we support Zoom In: one civil activist group working to rebuild their community. Read more »


In Yemen, we support projects that that explore how civil society can strengthen the resilience of communities affected by war. Read more »


Our local partner, Envision Zimbabwe Women’s Trust, addresses a deeply embedded culture of violence by training traditional local leaders and the police force in conflict transformation and non-violent policing techniques. Read more »