Peace Fellows play a key role in helping their hosts to launch and manage innovative pilot projects that will eventually remove a root cause of marginalization and benefit the entire society. In 2018, Peace Fellows raised $23,000 for AP-supported start-ups, and eased the pressure of thousand of individuals and family members.
Help the Gulu Disabled Persons Union (GDPU) to build four accessible toilets at the Abaka primary school. Based in Gulu town, Uganda.
Help the Children Peace Initiative Kenya (CPIK) to end conflict between Samburu and Turkana pastoralists in Samburu County. Based in Nairobi and Maralal, Kenya.
Work with the Women Advocacy Project (WAP) to advance their “Ambassadors Against Child Marriage” program that protects girls from early marriage in Zimbabwe. Based in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Help the Association for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (AEPD) to design a micro-finance program for women caregivers of Agent Orange Victims. Based in Dong Hoi, Vietnam.
Work with the Centre for Agro-Ecology and Development (CAED) to free mothers and girls from the dangerous practice of menstrual banishment known as chhaupadi in Nepal. Based in Surkhet District, Nepal.
Work with Backward Society Education (BASE) to empower former women domestic slaves through literacy and vocational trainings in western Nepal. Based in Dang, Nepal.