We hosted our first Play for Peace Community Discussion and Play meeting this year! Co-founder Craig Dobkin and Board member Mark Havens led the discussion around creating more accessible sessions.
Get up, Comrades it's time to go, on the well paced road, because we all have our hands united, we will build a country, for a country yes yes we will walk yes yes, and we will go, yes yes like soldiers.
Compassion is not just a word; it is a feeling of deep sympathy for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering.
Life has many ups and downs. You could think you've got it all figured out one day. Then, all of a sudden, you're hit with a curve ball. You are not alone in experiencing these emotions. Everyone must confront their own set of difficulties. Knowing how to overcome obstacles can help you stay focused and calm under pressure.
One positive adult can change a child’s life forever. In conflict areas, mentors can instill a passion for creating peace, and finding ways to transcend differences in language, culture, and religion to learn compassion. However, many children lack a mentor or someone to guide them.
Tomorrow is National Leadership Day, the perfect time for each of us to think about developing our own skills. If we all took up responsibilities and led in our communities, the world would be much better.
Imagine a world where you can succeed by being friendly and where we all pay it forward. A world where people look out for each other begins with a simple and kind gesture.
Today we want to shout out our love for our partners on the ground that make Play for Peace possible; future, present, and past!
How can you keep compassion, connection and community alive when you or loved ones are sick? Like every other company and organization we have also had to navigate getting our work done and supporting team members falling ill.
I’m constantly inspired by the power of human tenacity in the face of the most challenging circumstances. Our PFP community member from Afghanistan, Morteza, had to flee his home for the safety of his family.
As the world shifted to in-person work after 3ish years, Global Operations Manager and Trainer, Yasmin shared some of her realizations of the transition to in-person and what we need to keep in mind when working in group settings, whether online or in-person.
Play for Peace Senegal hosted a table at their very first Africa Games Festival! This annual cultural event aims to shed light on games from all over the world. The festival went through time in 54 African countries and other countries in Asia and Europe, providing a chance to celebrate varying traditions, cultures, and pieces of history, all in the spirit of play!
The article highlights Play for Peace's week-long training program for its partner organization, DreamsHub in Sri Lanka. The program boosted morale among the DreamsHub staff and empowered them to engage with their local community further.
We are happy to share that we just completed our Phase 2 project with Kikori. We have been working on developing age appropriate variations for the activities that were on the Kikori platform. This phase of the project which began in July was actually a continuation of a process that began in early 2022 with uploading over 250 activities to the Kikori platform.
Happy New Year to all! We started our year creating a wonderful experience on January 15th where we met to celebrate ourselves and our work with PFP.
At the beginning of December Regional Coordinator, Andres Armas traveled from Guatemala to El Salvador to conduct a Play for Peace session with the Suchitoto Club. A friend and writer of Andres, Veronica Rozotto joined to document her experience. Thank you Veronica for sharing this beautiful piece with us!
Thank you for your dedication to this year's partnership with Kikori, Jessica! We can't wait to see what the future holds for you as your gifts and talents are used to better this world.
The home is the first foundation of your child’s support system. It’s their safe space, where they can be themselves without judgment. Listen, empathize and validate their emotions and problems. They need to know it’s okay to not be like the other kids...
Rural communities are highly vulnerable to climate change. Colorado State University lists a few reasons behind this, one of which is rural residents’ lower income rates. This leaves them with fewer resources to pay for the consequences of climate change, such as flash flooding.
This mini bite-sized update comes from the Healing Play club in Burundi where 150 participants and 6 youth leaders create lasting change in their local communities.