A heartfelt salute to PFP community member, Anser Javeed, for his extraordinary work that shines as a beacon of compassion and unity. In the face of a deeply tragic incident that rocked Pakistan, he journeyed to the heart of a community in crisis to bring a message of peace.
During this pandemic #teachers around the globe have been on the front lines of trying to keep our children physically and emotionally safe.
Sometimes, all you need are some photographs to remind you why we do what we do. The Starfish Club in Pakistan recently hosted a peace session at the Abba House, and the photos say it all.
The conflict between Pakistan and India continues to escalate. In Kashmir, conditions are unimaginable. However, contact has been made with our Play for Peace mentor there, who is safe.
Play for Peace went to Lahore, Pakistan, for the first time in 2014. Trainers Swati and Agyat spent a fortnight there and were invited to the Children's Literature Festival to share Play for Peace with teachers and children.
Recently Starfish Pakistan visited Abba Home, a girls's orphanage in Lahore, Pakistan. See the smiles on their faces during their practice peace session.
We at Play for Peace send our thoughts and prayers to all our friends in Pakistan and may peace come to the region. The Easter weekend bombing in Lahore saw more than 70 dead and over 300 injured.
Pakistan’s education system is in dire need of help. The country's literacy rate is only at 58% and there is also the issue of violence against the education system. But there are glimmers of hope, including the work of Play for Peace's Starfish Club.