On June 3rd, 2013 Prem Rawat was invited to participate in a Peace Forum in Ibarra, Ecuador, inspired by the introduction of the Peace Education Program to the unlikely combination of gang members and educators. Dr. Angel Castillo, District Director of Education, welcomed Prem Rawat to the forum at the Ajavi Hotel in Ibarra.Read more
PEP at the Atlanta Men’s Transitional Center
Following is a narrative report from Jeff Camp, one of the TPRF volunteers who facilitated the Peace Education Program (PEP) at the Atlanta Men’s Transitional Center.
At the Atlanta Men’s Transitional Center, the mission is to prepare residents to assume responsible citizenship. The facility has two units. Read more
Recently TPRF enlisted the help of a local story contact in each of the Food for People locations. Alex Wiredu, with the help of Prembaf Ghana Foundation Board member Francis Ahore, offered to develop a relationship with the local people to begin to tell their story.Read more
It seems like only yesterday that the second Food For People (FFP) facility opened near Katmandu, Nepal.
Tucked away in the Ganesh mountains, a tiny village called Tasarpu was chosen as the site where, in 2009, five hundred children and one hundred infirm adults began receiving daily hot meals. Last month over seven hundred children were fed. The number of infirm adults who need this additional meal has dropped to just twenty-six.Read more
Tourists traveling down to the southwest corner of England can discover a vibrant culture of music, poetry, and the arts in the picturesque seaside town of Teignmouth. It is here that Unraveling Hearts, an innovative independent initiative supporting the work of TPRF has taken root and is flourishing due to the extraordinary local community spirit and the enthusiasm of volunteers.Read more
The TPRF Blog is expanding with more eyewitness stories from both volunteers and the people who interact with them "on location" around the world. Along with updates and photos from signature programs like TPRF's Food for People, Peace Education Program, and special Message of Peace events, we'll be sharing more first-hand stories that often don't get the spotlight they deserve. Real stories from real people whose lives have been touched in big and small ways through the work of the foundation, partnering organizations, and volunteers.Read more