Traditions: Islam, Christian, Jewish
Region:Middle East and North Africa
Our purpose is to promote economic development and defend human rights through the interfaith movement.
With URI's support, AAWAAZ promotes peace in the state of Maharashtra by empowering the downtrodden, promoting human rights and stimulating local economic development.
The Abbey of Hope is an interfaith community located in Southern Maine and
The motto of Abhigyane Foundation is Freedom through Education. They provide stationery, books, and library facilities to children in need. They also offer them free-mind learning through educational trips, and try to make education more enjoyable. They run workshops in slum areas and orphanages, and offer workshops to physically disabled groups looking to nurture the talent of students from less economically-developed sections. They have organized workshops in leprosy centers and orphanages, and have involved the physically disabled, HIV-affected people, tribal people, deaf and dumb people, and leprosy students. They are focused on the poorest and under-privileged children. Members of this group believe education is the most powerful weapon they can use to change the world with peace and harmony.
Purpose: To promote peace building, equal citizenship, and human rights by creating common spaces for dialogue to be catalysts for peace, with a focus on youth.
ADD for Life raises awareness on the grassroots level (Youth, CSO,...) on religious pluralism, geopolitics of religions and interfaith relations. In addition they have introduced educational policies and programs in national schools. These education programs promote inclusive citizenship for religious diversity and the coexistence necessary to develop communication for the promotion of ADD for Life’s concepts and values. They have also developed a methodology to assess the effectiveness of intercultural and interfaith programs.
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The African Centre for Peace Building is an NGO that promotes sustainable peace and development in Ghana, and Africa at large. The work is focused on peace education, conflict prevention, youth development, promotion of human rights, health, education, women's empowerment and the alleviation of poverty.
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a) Strengthen interfaith dialogue through cooperation: Engage faith leaders from diverse backgrounds, typically those experienced in community dialogue, radio talk show programs, training and advocacy initiatives. Our goal is to promote tolerance, harmony and peaceful coexistence.
b) Conflict Prevention and Resolution: Advocate for peace and reconciliation through preventing, managing and transforming conflict, and ensuring socio-economic justice.
c) Human Rights and Good Governance: Enhance local capacity with a rights-based approach, while monitoring and tracking the progress. As more programs increase the standard of living, communities participate in development programs within their localities.
d) Child Education and Development: Promote the education and welfare of orphans and vulnerable children through community schools; partner with institutions in the underserved communities in Uganda.
e) Rural livelihood improvement: Increase awareness of the role of youth in environmental protection and climate change initiatives, health and HIV/AIDS prevention, sanitation, agriculture and rural development.
f) Youth entrepreneurship and job skills training: Empower young people by helping them develop skills and obtain employment; engage marginalized youth in participating in mainstream poverty eradication programs and other projects in their communities.
g) Strengthen visibility and capacity: Build AYPI's capacity and establish strategic partnerships, collaborations and networking with organizations whose operations reinforce our mission.
Ahle Aman Society CC is located in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India. They promote national and international initiatives that cultivate peace and harmony among diverse religious groups. Ahle Aman programs draw upon the CC’s connections with social activists and non-governmental organizations to host workshops and seminars focused on educating community members on topics such as governance, peace building, and also raising awareness about issues like water sanitation.
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AFODE was formed in 2006 by two retired teachers living with HIV/AIDS and who had survived domestic violence in order to bring the community together and raise awareness of the daily struggles for women’s rights. Their district, Kasese, is in an area with a Bakonzo tribe majority, but is comprised of over ten different tribes with different religions of Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Bisaka (indigenous), Christianity (Anglicans, Catholics, Pentecostals, Seventh Day Adventists), Tabliqs, and non-believers. AFODE’s scope of work covers human rights and good governance, environmental conservation and management, and economic empowerment.