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WPDI team of refugee children from South Sudan wins a local soccer tournament in Northern Uganda

On January 31st, the WPDI soccer team of children under 12 (U-12) based in the refugee settlement of Kiryandongo, in the North of Uganda, took the cup at the “Mini-Championship Gala”, a competition gathering kids from the settlement and from the neighboring town of Bweyale also in the Kiryandongo...read more

WPDI is pleased to announce completion of conflict training to students at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School

In October 2017, WPDI began delivering a series of conflict resolution trainings to 33 sixth grade students at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School in Compton, California. Throughout the course, students learned about peace, and explored the many facets of conflict. The course enabled students...read more

In Northern Uganda, Forest Whitaker and his partners take stock of progress made by WPDI on the ground and welcome a new cohort of future community leaders

After two intense weeks supporting his programs in South Sudan and Uganda, our CEO/Founder Forest Whitaker concluded his mission in Uganda on a day of lively ceremonies and celebrations crowning two of the most important programs currently developed in the area. Visiting his programs within the...read more

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