Peace Rising

“The future is in our hands.”

The daughter of a police officer works to disrupt stereotypes and confront tensions between youth and returning refugees. A boy who built his own radio from scratch and began broadcasting to his village now has a station of his own. A young economics student works tirelessly to ease tensions between political groups and organize peace talks.

Political turmoil, unemployment, and tensions with returning refugees still affect the Great Lakes Region of Africa. With the help of our local staff’s training and mentorship, the young people featured in these testimonies changed their lives and became influential peacebuilders.

Today, they’re transforming countless communities across Burundi and Rwanda. The future is in their hands.

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