The Mission of TPRF
is a simple one: to address the fundamental human needs of food, water and peace so that people can live with dignity, peace and prosperity. All the activities and programs of the Foundation are designed to support the right of every human being to these fundamental elements of being human:
The Foundation’s premise is that where the dignity of others is respected, peace can manifest within individuals and between peoples. Throughout the ages, times of peace have been the times of the greatest prosperity for all. The Foundation focuses on three main areas:
TPRF is a US-based public non-profit charity organization, whose worldwide efforts are funded by the generosity of donors from over 50 countries. Most of the Foundation’s staff, including the Board of Directors, are volunteers.
Learn more about TPRF here.
Last year the Peace Education Program (PEP) was offered in 249 correctional facilities across the globe, helping inmates harness their own inner resources to live more peaceful lives. The program began in U.S. prisons and is poised for further growth, thanks in part to outreach efforts at a range of regional and national conferences.read more
Inmates at Las Palmas Prison weren’t allowed out of their cells to attend last year’s Time for Peace Festival, which was held just down the road on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria. However, they didn’t let the steel bars keep them from expressing solidarity with the thousands of people who had gathered along the seashore for two weeks of events to promote and celebrate peace.read more
First-hand accounts from the field
In celebration of International Peace Day last year, a group of volunteers organized a weekend of concerts and multimedia events that aimed to cultivate a culture of peace among youth in Toulouse, France. With help from volunteers in London, the group recently finished a video documenting the events. One of the […]
Bobby Hendry oversees meal planning, hygiene, and staff service procedures for the Food for People facilities currently operating in India, Nepal, and Ghana. An Interview with Bobby Hendry, Head of Catering – Part Two Part One ended with Bobby Hendry on his way to Bantoli, India for a surprise visit […]