Latest Stories

Life during land conflict in Africa: the story of “Terre D’Entente”

by Search for Common Ground

on June 22, 2017

In the Great Lakes region of Africa, 90% of the population depend on agriculture to survive. Our initiatives to eliminate land conflict help rural communities thrive — and save lives in the process.

Reel Truth: a new portrayal of LGBT characters in Nepal

by Ayush Joshi

on June 12, 2017

Most media and advocacy campaigns on LGBT rights in Nepal highlight the problems, not the successes of LGBT people. Our local team is changing that.

Hidden Heroes of a “Faceless War” – a Photo Blog from Yemen

by Search - Yemen

on June 7, 2017

How have two years of war affected ordinary people in Yemen? Learn more about their daily lives, hopes, and struggles with our photo blog.

The World Faces Looming Crises and G7 Leaders Must Look to Their Citizens to Help Build the Peace

by Shamil Idriss and Mike Jobbins

on May 25, 2017

As world leaders gather for the 43rd G7 Summit in Sicily, they face urgent challenges. Citizen-led action offers concrete, tangible solutions.

Reclaiming Identity: a Sri Lanka War Survivor’s Quest

by Search - Sri Lanka

on May 24, 2017

To escape the horrors of war, Thanuja shed her identity. Now, she’s reclaiming it — and building a society that looks past ethnic differences.

As Violence Spikes in the Central African Republic, International Community Must Act

by Search for Common Ground

on May 19, 2017

We urge the international community to support grassroots approaches to violence prevention in the Central African Republic.

From Syria to the Heart of Europe: Journey of a Refugee Actor

by Search - Lebanon

on May 12, 2017

Our theater program helped three-time refugee Mahmoud find his vocation. Today, he’s using what he learned to support Syrian refugees in Germany.