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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Community Dialogues: WPDI Provides Platform for Resolution of Cattle Farmer Conflict in the Greater Mundri Community, South Sudan

May 25, 2023 -  Getting key stakeholders to the table to discuss issues openly and...

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Meet Cissy Joy Namatovu in Uganda

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🗣️“As a leader I was using wrong approach to conflict resolution before this community leaders training session. l am now equipped with skills and knowledge to better handle conflict.” Ogua Samuel, Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement, #Uganda🇺🇬. @EAA_Foundation @TheWUFoundation


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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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