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Category : Sri Lanka

Race for Humanity: Four Play for Peace Mentors Share Their Stories

Now that we’re one week into Level Up: Race for Humanity, we want to introduce some of the amazing mentors from our Play for Peace clubs who are taking part in this month-long event. We’ll be following their journeys over the next few weeks, to share how they are leveling up in their communities.

Play for Peace in Sri Lanka: Spreading Compassion and Joy After Devastation

While our community in Sri Lanka was greatly affected by the Easter bombings in April 2019, our clubs’ commitment to peace remained strong. Just months after the tragic terrorist attack, we are once again spreading peace to youth in country.

Our Stories: A New Beginning for Play for Peace Sri Lanka

After a recent, tragic terrorist attack in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka, certified trainers Swati and Agyat conducted a series of Play for Peace trainings there and have named a new club in the region.

#OurCommunities: 3D White Feathers, Sri Lanka

The Dipi Dipi Dappe (3D) White Feathers club was founded on the notion that play and creating a neutral environment is essential to spreading peace in displaced communities in Sri Lanka. Find out how the group came to be and the important work it has done with communities affected by disaster, youth who've experienced trauma, and children with disabilities. 

Peace Is Possible: Sri Lanka

When the civil war in Sri Lanka ended in 2009, ten-year-old Ani not only lost his father but he also saw more death and destruction than any child ever should. Instead of feeling resentment, Ani became a peace builder in his community, and today trains with Play for Peace to create friendships across divides.

Welcome, Play for Peace Sri Lanka!

On November 29, NextGen youth In SriLanka decided to start a Play for Peace club and decided to call it NextGen Play for Peace club. For over 25 years, the civil war in Sri Lanka caused significant hardships for its people, environment and economy.…