Our purpose is to improve the quality of life of our community through sustainable development, spiritual awareness, and daily interfaith cooperation.
Our ashram is dedicated to the welfare and development of people in marginalized communities including tribal castes. We are committed to breaking down traditional cultural barriers, particularly for young women. Our members hope that marriages at an early age can be prevented, so that women can retain their motivation and inspiration and achieve some independence. Though our ashram is located in a rural area, we are trying to take our work to both the national and international level.
This group is formed by people that have been involved in interfaith peacebuilding since 1984. The desired outcome of the work they will be doing as members of URI is that progressively more and more people are conscious of Cosmic Unity between all existence and that this revelation is manifested in concrete actions in the community for the benefit of all living beings and that Peace at personal, interpersonal and social levels and with nature are consolidated. They will guide efforts toward interfaith social working, and seek to spread their work to inland provinces in Argentina such as Tierra del Fuego and San Luis to build networks among provinces where there are many good people, to manifest, and have visibility. Their actions are diverse: meditations, seminars, workshops, art, research, conferences, seminars, forums and more.
Deeplaid Religion Society (DRS) of Bangladesh is highly committed to ensuring the health of poor people of all religions. DRS is also committed to continuing humanitarian service by producing quality medicine and serving the nation. The main purpose of DRS is to gather people from all kinds of religions and to replace religious discrimination with fraternity. Members look forward to becoming initiators of positive changes and to creating a better future through building a society of equal opportunities without prejudices. They plan to achieve their goal of organizing interfaith meetings, religious seminars, workshops and conferences to promote dialogue and interfaith cooperation, as well as ending religious violence and orthodoxy. They look forward to peace-building and bridge-building among all religions and societies from different parts of Bangladesh. They encourage and provide resources and training for individuals to develop leadership skills. They support and implement peace activities through their schooling program, and promote peace and positive change through cultural and ecological activities. DRS is the largest reformer of Bangladesh. The Society started its journey in 2000 with the honest promise of providing financial help to the poor people of all religions in Bangladesh. Its state-of-the-art manufacturing plant, located in Matuail, Jatrabari, 7 km from Dhaka Metropolitan city, is equipped with highly sophisticated and advanced facilities. The facility is planned and designed to meet local as well as international demand, both qualitatively and quantitatively.
500 + members
Desinganadu Interfaith Council is a group of chartered accountants who support programs that encourage peace and harmony. We work in close collaboration with the Mar Thoma Cyrian Church of Malbar, Rotary International, and the YMCA. Our main activities involve collaborating with other organizations to support community development projects.
Dialogue Center Bulgaria has been registered in Plovdiv’s City Court as a non-governmental organization since 1998 and includes like-minded people of different religious and ethnic origins. Their main goal is to promote dialogue in Bulgaria in the long and costly period of transition after the fall of the totalitarian regime and 45 years of atheistic indoctrination. The group is formed by members coming from different religious and spiritual backgrounds such as Eastern Orthodox Christian, Protestant Christian and Muslim. They have organized lot of activities in the late 1990s, mainly through religious and spiritual education and cultural events, also throgh printed and electronic media. Their most remarkable activities are the religious lectures on the culture of dialogue and tolerance produced for the Bulgarian National Television in a specialized program for deaf-mute and hard of hearing people with subtitles. During the last few years, they have regular monthly participation in a radio program on the Bulgarian National Radio from the studio in Plovdiv in regard of the various religious traditions and historic momentums where the power of the civil society is witnessed through religions.
This group of Arab Muslim Sunnis, Jews, Amazigh (Tashelheet, Tamazighet, and Tarefeet) and Sahrawi (nomads) come together to increase an understanding about the importance of intercultural dialogue to build peace and respect among people of different faiths. Members have participated in international gatherings that brirng Arabs and Israelis together to work collaboratively to achieve peace in the Middle East. Some are members of YALA, an initiative that uses social media and technology to bring young people together to build an online academy and an online musicians forum, as well as organizing sports and cultural activities. They are active in Euro-Arab and Euro-med intercultural exchanges and dialogue. To visit their website, click here: http://socialchange2020.wordpress.com/
This organization was established in February 2015 in response to the need for an interfaith organization to promote dialogue among followers of different traditions. Members have organized three meetings for Burundian religious leaders in order to involve them in the search for a collaborative solution to the grave political crisis in Burundi. They have also held trainings for religious leaders to facilitate peaceful elections in Burundi and have taken part in similar meetings in Cyangugu, Rwanda.
Dialogue, Reconciliation and Peace Centre (DREP) is a Nigeria-based registered national NGO with Head Office in Jos,
DREP Centre brings together youths, women, leaders and other grassroots members of various religious, political and ethnic leaders and groups to experience and learn together the art of dialogue, reconciliation and peace building. They provide an opportunity for sharing of experiences to promote trust and reconciliation, which will in turn equip the participants for peace building in their own communities. Some of the projects of the DREP include, but not limited to: Interfaith Dialogue, Peace Education, Micro Finance for Urban and Rural Women, etc. It is a Membership-based Organization.
This Cooperation Circle is aimed at proactively responding to the incessant destruction of lives and property, the polarization of Christian and Muslim settlement in Jos and environs, the ‘revenge’ mentality among youths, and the gap created by prejudice and ignorance of religion .They have been working to break the barriers existing between people of different ethnic, religious and cultural affiliations by encouraging them to talk openly, honestly and with respect for one another, thereby diffusing the hurt and anger they feel towards one another. Members provide a safe space for dialogue and reconciliation among diverse groups in
Din Elahi was a movement started by Akbar, one of the ancient Mughal emperors of India who wanted to bring religions together. The founders of this Cooperation Circle adopted this name to reflect their goodwill towards all people of God. This group is made up of artists and film producers who are working to bring about understanding, tolerance, and national integration. Among other activities, Din Ilahi Kaviyoor CC participates in annual retreats and celebrates events like International Day of Peace and Interfaith Harmony Week.