By Chris Todd, English Copywriter for Generations For Peace
It was 11 years ago today that Generations For Peace began as a peace-through-sport organisation. In just over a decade, we have grown immensely – with active programmes in 50 countries around the globe and five vehicles for peace building, GFP has made a name for itself in the peace-building field, reaching hundreds of thousands of people through tens of thousands of dedicated volunteers.
GFP uses sport, arts, advocacy, dialogue, and empowerment as entry points to engage with children, youth, and adults living in high-conflict communities around the world, providing a vehicle for integrated education and behaviour change.
In the last 11 years, we have trained and mentored more than 10,555 volunteer leaders of youth across the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Europe. With our support, their ongoing programmes address local issues of conflict and violence, and have touched the lives of more than 447,350 children, youth and adults. GFP is ranked 30th in the “Top 500 NGOs in the World” for 2018 by NGO Advisor and is the second-highest ranked peace-building NGO in the world. It is also the number-one Jordanian NGO on the list.
But enough about what we do – we want to show you who we are. Check out the video below to learn 11 Reasons Why We Love GFP:
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