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Bridging the Educational Gap in Ghana Amidst COVID-19

Bridging the Educational Gap in Ghana Amidst COVID-19

By Abdul Rahman Mariam, Generations For Peace Pioneer in Ghana It has been almost a month that we have been in partial lockdown in Ghana.[1] When the outbreak first started, I found myself panicking. I was very overwhelmed by the amount of rumors and false information...

Crowdfunding Peace

Crowdfunding Peace

By Clint Robert Niehus, Fundraising Specialist A few months ago, GFP highlighted the ability of individuals to support peacebuilding through their own work. One innovative way that Salesforce team members Clément, Hidde, Judith, Kathrin and Hélène have been doing this...

My take, your take: Empowering women to become their own champions

My take, your take: Empowering women to become their own champions

Generations For Peace is joining UN Women’s intergenerational series for Generation Equality, where young people take the lead to shape the conversation, conducting interviews with prominent women who were able to create real change and leave a lasting positive impact...

Overcoming Conflict and Fostering Tolerance in Sierra Leone

Overcoming Conflict and Fostering Tolerance in Sierra Leone

By Valentine Chauchereau, Communications Intern at Generations For Peace.  For most of his life, Victor, a 23-year old volunteer, saw the use of violence as the only answer to conflict and division. As a teenager, Victor attended LOMA Secondary School (LSS) in Kabala,...

Working Together Towards a Prosperous and Peaceful Future

Working Together Towards a Prosperous and Peaceful Future

Gail Steward, Communications Intern at Generations For Peace Eyeing the players one-by-one, Nafisa is already judging each based on their ethnicity. As their football coach, she has already chosen her favourite players – those that are of the same ethnicity as herself...

Women Peacebuilding Pioneers: Lina Al-Maabra

Women Peacebuilding Pioneers: Lina Al-Maabra

By Amelia O’Brien, Communications Intern at Generations For Peace Living and working in Ain Al Baidha area in the far south of Jordan, Lina Al-Maabra’s goals and achievements in her volunteer work all align under one belief: ‘when the teaching profession transcends...

Volunteers Pushing the Boundaries: Tayma’s Story

Volunteers Pushing the Boundaries: Tayma’s Story

By Amelia O’Brien, Communications Intern at Generations For Peace Tayma Feisal is no stranger to taking on challenges and opportunities to grow in her community. In June 2019, she joined the Jordanian Civil Defense Volunteers team, going through a rigorous training...

Going Local in Peacebuilding

Going Local in Peacebuilding

By Victoria Nyanjura, Fundraising Associate at Generations For Peace I was blown away by the overwhelming number of 39 Generation For Peace (GFP) volunteers from around the world arriving at the hotel. It was just one of the greatest moments of this year that has...

Can You Support Peacebuilding Through Your Own Work?

Can You Support Peacebuilding Through Your Own Work?

By Clint Robert Niehus, Fundraising Specialist at Generations For Peace One question often asked of fundraisers is ‘If I do not have much money to donate, how can I help contribute to your good cause?’ This is an important question, especially when you are looking to...