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Telmex Telcel and Western Union foundations join forces with WPDI to empower youth from the States of Chiapas and Baja California as engineers of peace and prosperity in their communities

We are proud to announce that we have just entered a new partnership with Telmex Telcel and Western Union Foundations to improve conditions for lasting peace and sustainable development in vulnerable areas of Chiapas and Tijuana in Mexico. The objective of the collaboration is to empower young...read more

WPDI and EAA join forces again to promote peace through youth leadership and global citizenship education in South Sudan and Uganda

On Friday 27th April, WPDI and the Education Above All (EAA) foundation held a ceremony in New York City to renew their partnership to assist communities impacted by conflict and poverty in South Sudan and Uganda. Building on our joint action in those two countries over the 2016-2017 period, our...read more

A year into the full launch of their program in the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement, Uganda, WPDI and the Western Union Foundation are recording early promising successes

Two years ago, Hikmet Ersek, CEO of Western Union and Forest Whitaker, CEO/Founder of WPDI, met in Istanbul at the Humanitarian World Forum. The international community had gathered under the helm of the United Nations to address the issue of combining humanitarian assistance and development work,...read more

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