Videos

RAINBOW OF HOPE DOES IT AGAIN

We came as strangers we left as friends – Rainbow of Hope does it again!

For 6 months, Lebanese and Syrian children went on a journey to learn about diversity, acceptance, coexistence, empathy, and non-violent ways to resolve conflicts through a variety of games and storytelling activities.

Holy Sites: Safeguarding Places of Worship in Northern Nigeria

In Nigeria, we support key religious leaders who ensure the protection of holy sites as places for peace and reconciliation, rather than targets of acts of violence.

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

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.

Building a united front of women leaders

Across the Middle East and North Africa, we planted the seed for a united front that can advance the cause of women rights.

An interview with Elisa Dari,
Lebanon Country Director

Bridging the “us vs. them” divide is at the basis of conflict transformation.

How can children contribute to peacebuilding?

Ibrahim, Obaida, Abdelkader and Mohammad show how Lebanese, Syrian and Palestinian children, teachers, and animators are playing an active role in effecting positive change in their communities through the Rainbow of Hope project.

Ana La’abah: I am a girl and a football player

Jordan has welcomed over a million Syrian refugees since the beginning of the neighboring conflict. In some instances, this rapid influx has led to tensions between refugees and host communities. As one way to address this while empowering girls at the same time, the project ‘Ana La’abah’ engaged 96 girls from Jordanian and Syrian backgrounds living in the north of Jordan in football training. The football training gave the girls new confidence, widened their social circle and allowed them to build lasting friendships across dividing lines.