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 Lays the Groundwork for Entrepreneurial Success in the Acholi Sub-Region, Uganda

March 30, 2023 - WPDI’s Business training programs, known as the Business Bootcamp,...

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✔️WPDI Business Bootcamps include a market research component, with participants being given access to training that will deepen their understanding of entrepreneurship. Find out more about a recent Bootcamp in the Acholi Sub-Region, #Uganda🇺🇬⤵️


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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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