Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative works with young men and women to develop their skills as leaders, as peace builders, and community builders.

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WPDI Strengthens Youth Entrepreneurship in Uganda with the Launch of 15 New Businesses

October 20, 2021 – Recently, WPDI concluded its inaugural Business Plan Competition...

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Meet Cissy Joy Namatovu in Uganda

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WPDI is working to strengthen youth #entrepreneurship in #Uganda through supporting new small #businesses. Read more here: #peace #changemakers With @TheWUFoundation & @isdb_group

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Our Leadership

We must plant the
seeds of hope,
We must nurture
the seeds of peace.

Together, it’s possible.

Forest Whitaker, Founder and CEO
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