Peace Education Program


The Peace Education Program is designed to help participants discover their own inner resources—innate tools for living such as inner strength, choice, and hope—and the possibility of personal peace.

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Food for People

A model food program for rural villages in poverty-stricken areas that is bringing about significant improvements in school attendance and achievement, community health, and economic outlook.

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Empowering People

This video summarizes how TPRF is working to empower millions of people across the globe to live with a strengthened sense of dignity, peace, and prosperity.

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News & Stories From the Field

Keeping the Peace: Mexican Navy Integrates Peace Education

The Mexican Navy is trying a new approach to domestic peacekeeping in the troubled city of Veracruz. The force recently incorporated the Peace Education Program (PEP) into its training regime, offering the course to more than 240 marines, police officers, and security officials at its base there.

TPRF Expands Ecuador Earthquake Aid to Meet Urgent Needs

Responding to urgent needs on the ground, The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) has expanded its earthquake relief effort in Ecuador, awarding a total of US$55,000 in grants to provide thousands of people with food, water, shelter, medicine and sanitation facilities.

A Golden Afternoon: ‘Golden Garden Party’ Raises $9,300

Rain showers didn’t dampen spirits at this month’s Golden Garden Party, an event that Ron and Rachel Clearfield held at their lovely home in the Appalachian hills near Asheville, NC to support the Food for People (FFP) program.

Together, We Achieve Results

countries where TPRF has volunteers

meals served at Food for People facilities in 2015

participants in the Peace Education Program in 2015

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Your support helps empower millions of people across the globe to live with a strengthened sense of dignity, peace, and prosperity. Each donation is important, whatever the size, and can help make a big difference in peoples’ lives, whether through the Peace Education Program or by providing essential humanitarian aid to those most in need.


People Powered Events

Each year, supporters all over the world raise significant funds for the Foundation through independent fundraising events and initiatives. These events happen because of People Power—the power of people working together to help other people. If you’d like to have fun raising funds and awareness, we’re here to support you every step of the way.

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Make a Difference

The work of TPRF is propelled by people like you—volunteers who use their imagination, talent, and enthusiasm to support the Foundation’s programs and initiatives. Join our amazing team of volunteers!




Instagram: Snapshots from the Field

  • Another shipment of food and supplies recently arrived in the  Esmeraldas Province of Ecuador to help earthquake victims. #TPRF #ecuador #ecuadorearthquake #earthquake #emergencyrelief #foodaid #humanity
  • "Individuals who are involved in preventing crime should be the first ones to be centered. They should have personal peace because that is key to prevent crime. Not everything can be solved with weapons, or more police force, more armored vehicles or more aggression." -- Captain Antonio Morales, Commander of the Naval Police in Veracruz. Read the new story about how the Peace Education Program is being integrated into Mexican Naval training regimes: #peaceispossible #peaceeducation #tprf #mexico #navy #military  #crimeprevention #veracruz #peace #training #PEP
  • Prem Rawat recently spoke to inmates who are participating in the Peace Education Program at Malmesbury Prison in South Africa. #TPRF #southafrica #premrawat #peaceeducation #peaceispossible
  • It's been a tough week for people in the Esmeraldas region of Ecuador. Numerous aftershocks with magnitudes of up to 6.4 have hit. #TPRF is helping by providing urgent aid such as the food being delivered in this photo to people in the recovery camp at El Mirador. #Ecuador #ecuadorearthquake #earthquake #humanitarian #foodaid #emergencyresponse
  • Officials in Portugal recently presented Prem Rawat with the Silver Medal of Lisbon & St. Anthony for his peace advocacy work. #TPRF #peaceispossible #Portugal #Lisbon #PremRawat
  • "I am awed at the power of food to help these children. Now they are excited, happy, and able to just be kids. It's amazing!" - Christian Yaw Adinkra, a teacher in Otinibi, Ghana talking about the impact of the Food for People program on his students. Read the new interview with him at #TPRF #education #Ghana #food #foodaid #FoodforPeople #humanitarian #Africa
  • "It's a moving experience to witness people whose lives are affected by the Peace Education Program. Facilitating the course, I gain as much as any participant," says Tim Weinhold. The TPRF volunteer introduced the Peace Education Program to the Adult Community Education system of Minneapolis. Read Tim's story at #peaceeducation #minneapolis #education #peaceispossible #pepstories #tprf
  • Thousands of people across the globe tuned into the video stream from yesterday's successful "Inside Peace" forum co-sponsored by Tutu Foundation and #TPRF. For those who couldn't see it live, we're happy to let you know that video of the event will be available early next week for on-demand viewing, along with more info about the impact of the conference. Pictured here are the panelists having a lively discussion about #criminaljustice #peaceeducation #ubuntu #peace and more.
  • Today, June 15, TPRF is co-hosting a conference with TuTu Foundation UK on the Peace Education & Ubuntu programs and the criminal justice system. At 3 p.m. TPRF will broadcast video of the keynote address by Prem Rawat (pictured here on the left with @desmondtutu), and a panel discussion with senior officials from the U.K. criminal justice system. Watch it at  #PEPstories #UbuntuStories #DesmundTutu #PremRawat #criminaljustice #UK #insidepeace #peaceeducation #peaceispossible #peace #peacenow #ubuntu
  • Thanks so much to all of the donors and volunteers who helped make the Anniversary Appeal a success! Contributions totaled $168,109, which will help ensure that TPRF programs can continue to make a remarkable difference in people's lives. Four new videos were released as part of the Appeal that highlight TPRF's work. Watch them at #TPRF #peaceeducation #foodforpeople #humanitarian #fundraiser
  • We're thrilled to announce that #TPRF is co-sponsoring a June 15 conference with TuTu Foundation UK on the Peace Education & Ubuntu programs and the criminal justice system. It will feature a keynote address by Prem Rawat (pictured here on the right with @desmondtutu), a panel discussion with senior officials from UK correctional facilities, and a screening of @insidepeacemovie which documents the remarkable impact of the Peace Education Program on inmates. There will be a live video stream from the event: stay tuned for more details! #PEPstories #UbuntuStories #DesmundTutu #PremRawat #criminaljustice #UK #insidepeace #peaceeducation #peaceispossible #peace #peacenow #ubuntu
  • Ron & Rachel Clearfield are hosting the 9th annual Golden Garden Party tomorrow at their home in the lovely countryside near Asheville, NC. The event features great food and music and raises funds for the Food for People program. Thanks to Ron, Rachel, and all the volunteers who organize a good time for a good cause! More info: www.ashevillecommunity.wix/thegoldengardenparty #tprf #avl #asheville #foodaid #foodforpeople #humanitarian

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