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Displaced South Sudanese Youth Trained as Soccer Referees and Coaches

July 4, 2016 Last week, 27 youth at a protection-of-civilians (POC) site in Juba, South Sudan were designated by representatives from the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) as officially certified soccer coaches and referees. The group had been undergoing months of training as part of WPDI’ more

Working with Refugees to Prevent Tomorrow’s Conflicts

June 20, 2016 As the international community comes together to commemorate World Refugee Day, we face the somber reality that the number of refugees around the world continues to grow to unacceptable levels. Today over 60 million people—about 1 per every 122 people on the planet—are more

WPDI Newsletter

With 2016 almost half gone, WPDI's youth peacemakers have had a busy start to the year. In South Sudan, a new group of 180 youth leaders are being engaged and trained, while WPDI's five Community Learning Centers provide daily literacy and ICT classes for hundreds more. We have also opened more