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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320 Payam Youths Graduate from WPDI Peacebuilding and Business Course in Central Equatoria State, South Sudan

November 28, 2022 - A group of local youths from the payams of the Central Equatoria...

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Meet Cissy Joy Namatovu in Uganda

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A group of local youths from #SouthSudan🇸🇸graduated this September after successfully completing a 4-part training course with WPDI in Business, Entrepreneurship, Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution. Find out more below⤵️ @EAA_Foundation @SwissDevCoop


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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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