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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KACE is a non-governmental, non-profit organization which undertakes research and carries out programs and campaigns with a focus on peace and human rights, educational reform and curriculum development and African culture. We use book groups and cinema to promote a culture of peace, co-existence, democracy and respect for one another.
Al-Karma and CIDT offers internships to Egyptian and Western students to work on papers on interreligious understanding for publication in the electronic magazine Arab-West Report (AWR). AWR was established in 1997 with the specific goal of fostering better understanding of the Arab world and also showing how polemics and biased media reporting can negatively impact understanding on each side of the Arab-West and Muslim-non-Muslim divide. Members of the CC are encouraged to contribute to the forum of the Electronic Network for Arab- West Understanding (ENAWU) on issues related to interreligious understanding (www.enawu.org).
CC purpose is to promote intercultural understanding and global common action for global equal citizenship, respecting human rights, and building peace across the globe.
CC members contribute to local society building, sustainable social development by empowering people and building their skills, offering them exchange experience, training them in intercultural understanding and respect for a more peaceful world. They conduct Intercultural programs with International volunteers. They involve them in community service projects and capacity building activities. They are also engaged in networking, experience and resources sharing with likewise organizations and initiatives. Normally they do these projects with Americans universities’ students.
They host about 20 American volunteers from American Universities per year and they have engaged them in their projects for the last 8 years. These projects included combating students leak from schools through awareness campaigns (March 2013 until now), Community service and volunteer activities. For example they conducted Madinaty Ajmal “My city is more beautiful” project and they cleaned streets, painted the walls and sidewalks, planted trees…etc. Other projects included food and clothes distribution, orphanage support…etc. They organized seven capacity building programs for women, youth, mature, children, unemployed…etc. and thirteen Intercultural dialogue trainings
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CC Alianza por la Espiritualidad Maya Q’ eqchi’, Mopán e Itzaj-APEM is located in San Benito, Peten, Guatemala. This Cooperation Circle serves as a bridge between Mayan communities in Peten, Guatemala, and the nonindigenous world. Members share the wisdom of their cultures through ceremonies, demonstrating the use of plants in medicine, music, decision-making processes, scheduling, education, and the conservation and protection of natural resources through customary law. Alianza por la Espiritualidad Maya Q’ eqchi’, Mopán e Itzaj work impacts women in Peten by providing training and skills in the agriculture and crafts industries.
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Our purpose is to promote harmony, peace, and interfaith dialogue by coming together for meetings, sports and religious and national holiday celebrations.
All Faiths Harmony CC organizes programming to spread awareness during major Christian and Muslim holidays, International Women's Day, and Pakistan Independence Day. Through our work, hundreds of Muslims and Christians- from teenagers and teachers, to human rights activists and political leaders- have joined together in peace and harmony.
Allama Iqbal Cooperation Circle promotes interfaith harmony in schools. We provide free educational programs, cultural and sporting activities, and medical camps in the district of Sialkot. Our core activities involve celebrating Muslim and Christian holidays like Eid, Easter, and Christmas with people of all faiths.
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.
This group develops different programs focused on youth empowerment, social justice awareness, health education and cultural events. They have a lot of experience in multifarious work in the social welfare and humanitarian fields. They have Christian, Muslim, and Hindu members in their group and they are also working with other religious groups, which will soon be part of their circle.
They also host interfaith meetings and social activities in various sacred places of different religions. They are very keen on engaging young people in interfaith dialogues, and organize interfaith youth encounters with adults with experience in different areas. They are given the space to raise critical questions like nuclear disarmament, political division of the country, and misinterpretations of scriptures. This group has supported URI development in Bangladesh.