Dialogue+

Whether at the local or national level, we bring people together across dividing lines to discover and achieve shared goals. We work with those traditionally in power and those without a platform, often women and youth.


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My Neighbor is My Brother – Helping Communities to Embrace Peace in Tanganyika

The Tanganyika and Haut-Katanga provinces, known for their rich deposits of copper and other metals, used to be a stable area of the DRC. In 2013, the region has plunged into conflict, pitting the tribes of the Luba and the Twa against each other; since then, relationships between […]

Restoring Relationships Between Security Forces and Civilians in the Eastern DRC

With the support of the UK’s Department for International Development, we are leading a security sector reform program called Lobi Mokolo Ya Sika, “Tomorrow is a New Day”. The goal of the program is to strengthen the accountability of Congolese Armed Forces in North Kivu, South Kivu, and […]

Classy Awards 2017: Search Honored as Leading Innovator

Three of our programs are among the 100 most innovative nonprofits and social enterprises of 2017!

Project Mazava II: Building Trust around Madagascar’s Mining Sites

As the 2018 elections approach, new tensions arise around Madagascar’s mining sites. Our work is helping prevent violent clashes.

From Diffa to Paris: A young teacher’s rise to global activist

On a hot, dry Thursday morning a young teacher and Master’s student, Abdoul Karim Amadou Maman, walked out of his house in Niamey, Niger and made his way to a training for young leaders. Walking into the session, he had no idea his life was about to change forever.

Between Economy and Culture: How Art is Curbing Tensions in Bali

The crisis of an old Balinese tradition triggered the potential for violence in Indonesia — until the local Search team came up with an unprecedented solution to curb tensions, based on contemporary arts.

Bend it like Beckham: a girl’s love of football changes Nepali village

14-year-old Samsun is a Muslim girl living in Southern Nepal. Search for Common Ground’s Football Clinic unleashed the social activist within her.