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Seeds of Peace Inc.

Overview

Seeds of Peace is a nonprofit, nonpolitical organization dedicated to empowering young people from regions of conflict with the leadership skills required to advance reconciliation and coexistence. Through the Seeds of Peace International Camp in Maine, year-round regional programming, international youth conferences, regional workshops, educational and professional opportunities, participants develop empathy, respect, and confidence, as well as the leadership, communication and negotiation skills necessary to create a lasting peace for future generations.

Mission

Treaties are negotiated by governments. Peace is made by people.

Seeds of Peace is doing what no government can.

It is sowing the seeds of peace among the next generation of leaders.

It is educating them to develop empathy, respect, and confidence.

It is equipping them with communication and negotiation skills.

It is enabling them to see the human face of their enemies.

By empowering them to emerge as tomorrow’s leaders, Seeds of Peace is working to forge the personal relationships so critical to peacemaking and reconciliation.

 

Program

International Camp in Maine - Over 350 teenagers from regions of conflict each year (Delegations of Israelians, Palestinians, Jordanians, Egyptians, Indians, Pakistanis, Afghans); Regional workshops; Regional homestay exchange program; International Alumni Programs; Educational and professional courses

Impact

Over 4,000 strong and growing, Seeds of Peace Alumni and have made, and continue to make, a siginificant impact on their communities by encouraging dialogue, communicating with alumni and others across borders, and introducing the Seeds of Peace experience to further young generations. Many are now in positions of influence themselves. Some of our "Seeds" (graduates) now serve as advisors to President Abbas, as an assistant to a member of the Knesset. Some are working at the World Bank, the United Nations and in TV and radio broadcasting. They are now in positions to take charge of their respective countries' destiny vis-a-vis the peace process, and are ready to take their place at the negotiating table.

Countries

United States, Afghanistan, Egypt, India, Israel, Jordan, Morocco, Pakistan, United Kingdom

States 

District of Columbia, Maine, New York

Contact

370 Lexington Avenue
Suite 401
New York, NY 10017
Phone: (212) 573-8040
www.seedsofpeace.org
EIN: 52-1814447


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Train A Health Worker

One week of training

Seeds of Peace Inc.

Your gift will provide one week of training to local healthcare providers to identify and diagnose Visceral Leishmaniasis, administer injections, and monitor patients at special Visceral Leishmaniasis treatment clinics.

Regular price $250.00

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Send A Kid to Camp

Peace camp for one

Seeds of Peace Inc.

Your gift will send one child from Gaza to the Seeds of Understanding Camp. The children are asking to return and you can offer them this gift!

Regular price $100.00

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Promote Peace

3 weeks of peace camp

Seeds of Peace Inc.

Your gift will send one Seed to the Seeds of Peace International Camp in Maine for three weeks. You can give one Seed this extraordinary experience and make a fundamental difference is one person's life, and also impact all the lives of those that Seed will speak to, teach, and lead.

Regular price $5,000.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift will fund a two-day trip to Washington for one Seed to speak with government officials. Se

Promote Leadership

Trip to Washington, DC

Seeds of Peace Inc.

Your gift will fund a two-day trip to Washington for one Seed to speak with government officials. Seeds are selected for their leadership skills.

Regular price $500.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift will help save a life from deadly Visceral Leishmaniasis by purchasing a 21-day course of

Cure A Patient

Diagnostic & treatment

Seeds of Peace Inc.

Your gift will help save a life from deadly Visceral Leishmaniasis by purchasing a 21-day course of Paromomycin Injection treatment (approximately $10), along with diagnostic kits and syringes, and help us deliver and administer its use in rural villages of India. One full 21-day treatment provides a lifetime cure.

Regular price $100.00