The Effects and Cost-Effectiveness of Peacebuilding

By Clint Robert Niehus, Fundraising Specialist at Generations For Peace We all want to know that our support and money, time and resources, are being used effectively. This might mean finding the best price at the supermarket or taking a route that avoids traffic on the way to work. In peacebuilding, it means effectively impacting a large group of people and the key people who … Continue reading The Effects and Cost-Effectiveness of Peacebuilding

10 Years of Adaptiveness and Resilience in Nigeria

By Aseel Zahran, Outreach Officer at Generations For Peace 2018 marked 10 years since the launch of Generations For Peace’s Nigerian peacebuilding programmes. It all started in 2008 with a few volunteers in Kaduna State who wanted to address the breakdown in relations between their communities with a series of sport-based activities aimed at uniting young people from different ethnicities. As GFP looks back at … Continue reading 10 Years of Adaptiveness and Resilience in Nigeria

The Boiling Point of Violent Conflict

By Chris Todd, Communications Officer When longstanding conflict has existed and continued to build beneath the surface, it takes little to bring a simmering dispute to the boiling point of violent conflict. Farouk remembers being a young boy and watching this transition occur between the Konkomba and Nanumba ethnic tribes. The Guinea Fowl War was named after a seemingly simple dispute in early 1994 in … Continue reading The Boiling Point of Violent Conflict

18 Highlights from 2018 – GFP Year in Review

By Chris Todd, Communications Officer at Generations For Peace 2018 has been an exciting year for GFP! As we head into 2019, we’re taking a moment to look back and reflect on the last year. Here are 18 GFP Highlights from 2018: 1. MBC Hope “Outstanding Partner” Award In January, GFP attended the fourth annual “MBC Hope” awards ceremony, accepting the “Outstanding Partner” Award from … Continue reading 18 Highlights from 2018 – GFP Year in Review

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