Building Resilient Communities – International Volunteer Day 2018

With nearly 11,500 volunteers trained around the world, Generations For Peace is committed to and driven by volunteerism to help build peace and transform conflict from the grassroots. Through our volunteers, we have reached over 520,000 children, youth, and adults through our programmes. Today, on International Volunteer Day, we celebrate volunteerism’s ability to build resilient communities by sharing 5 stories of our own volunteers, in … Continue reading Building Resilient Communities – International Volunteer Day 2018

It’s a Woman’s World

By Sanja Angelovska, Lead Pioneer at Generations For Peace – Republic of Macedonia “Each time a woman stands for herself, without knowing it, possibly without claiming it, she stands up for all women.” – Maya Angelou I Stand For Myself. Women in peace building do the work that is hardly seen at the surface. In my eight-year career as a peace builder, I’ve met so … Continue reading It’s a Woman’s World

And They Called Me “Teacher”

By Chris Todd, English Copywriter for Generations For Peace  Her degree in Italian language and literature is a symbol of her passion for spoken and written word and a reminder of the weight they carry. Especially in the Republic of Macedonia – the place Frosina calls ‘home.’ She knows perhaps better than anyone: lines drawn between ethnicities are easily emphasised by language. The words with … Continue reading And They Called Me “Teacher”