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 Tackles the Digital Divide with Free ICT Basic Computer Courses in Cape Flats, South Africa

January 27, 2023 - For WPDI, providing vocational training and development of key...

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Meet Cissy Joy Namatovu in Uganda

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Our Domestic Harmonizer Program Conflict Resolution Educator and Trainer from the #UnitedStates🇺🇸, Karen DeVoogd, traveled to Chittagong #Bangladesh🇧🇩 last week to attend an international conference at the @AUW_Chittagong to meet some of the students taught online by WPDI!

#UnitedStates #Bangladesh

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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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