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Afghan Peace Volunteers

Do Something Peaceful

Supporting the Love Your Neighbour campaign is a great example of something peaceful you can do. Who is responsible for Peace in our community? or Ordinary People? Peace begins with all of us: we don’t have to wait for someone to give us permission to start being peaceful! So let’s start living more peacefully today: […]

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Keep Taking Action for Education

Photo: the Advocacy Project. It’s the final week of our Live, Love, Learn theme, but there are plenty of ways you can keep taking action to promote education for all. Thanks to everyone who’s written a message of solidarity for the Afghan Peace Volunteers (APVs) and their Borderfree Street Kids school.  You can continue to […]

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Global Days of Listening

“It makes you realise you are not alone.”  A member of the Afghan Peace Volunteers describes receiving messages of support from across the world. It was wonderful to listen in to the Afghan Peace Volunteers (APVs) during one of their Global Days of Listening yesterday: they spoke to activists and supporters across the world and […]

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Live Skype Broadcast with the Afghan Peace Volunteers

Photo: Afghan Peace Volunteers Monday 21st March & Thursday 21st April 12:30-14:30 at Peace Hub As part of our Live, Love, Learn theme, we’re sending messages of solidarity to the Afghan Peace Volunteers (APVs) in support of their Borderfree Street Kids school. As well as these written messages, there’s a chance to share a live […]

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Take Action to Support Education for All

Inam, who attends the Borderfree school, building his dream school from a Lego set. Photo: Afgahn Peace Volunteers. As part of our Live, Love, Learn theme, we’re highlighting the work of the Afghan Peace Volunteers (APVs) using education to rebuild hope through their Borderfree Street Kids school. You can send a message of solidarity to […]

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Education to Rebuild Hope

Photo: Afghan Peace Volunteers Our theme for March & April 2016 is Live, Love, Learn – let’s support equal education for everyone: it’s a human right! Following wars and violent conflicts, education is important for rebuilding communities and healing wounds. In Afghanistan, the Afghan Peace Volunteers are trying to do just that, including through their […]

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World Peace Day

It’s World Peace Day – the perfect day to say #Enough! to war. Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September.  Many organisations are taking the opportunity to start discussions about peace, raise awareness of peace-making efforts across the globe, and encourage action from both ordinary people and […]

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