WPDI 2019 Year in Review


of the UN Sustainable Development Goals


youth peacemakers
trained and certified as Trainers of Trainees in South Sudan, Uganda, and Mexico that are helping:

• Teach conflict resolution education in schools;
• Promote literacy and learning;
• Educate young people about sexual health and violence; and
• Conduct community dialogues to help reduce community-wide tensions.


refugees and host community members benefited from our peacebuilding and educational program at the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement in Uganda


Students and teachers trained in Conflict Resolution Education at three schools in Southern California


income-generating community projects

in South Sudan, Uganda, and Mexico employ thousands of vulnerable youths and
• Provide vital services for individuals in vulnerable communities
• Promote sustainable agricultural practices
• Train hundreds of unemployed youth in a new vocation

Over 380,000

people reached and impacted through our programs worldwide



people reached by WPDI’s healthcare-related programs


people attended WPDI-led Community Dialoges


More than 12,850+

people trained in Peace and Vocational Education at the 13 Community Learning Centers that we maintain in Mexico, Uganda, South Africa, and South Sudan

More than 20,000

IDPs supported at the Protection of Civilians site

in Juba through WPDI’s Peace Through Sports and Cinema for Peace Programs:

  • 49 youths trained and certified by the South Sudan Football Association as coaches and referees;
  • 11,000 people attended WPDI-sponsored football and sporting events