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Initiatives of Change International is responding to the humanitarian needs in Ukraine.

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Your gift helps us transform the way the world deals with disagreements, anger, fear and hatred. 

Together we can build a more just, peaceful and sustainable world, by putting trust at the heart of the solution. Everyone has a role to play in making this a reality.  

$25 helps a trauma survivor attend a group healing session in Burundi 

$50 helps heal and bring together fragmented families in South Africa 

$100 supports a group of young people to create a civic project to combat radicalization  

$500 pays for a group of Christians and Muslims to attend interfaith reconciliation training in Kenya and build a peaceful community together

 

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Every gift, no matter the size, makes a difference.

Your donation provides the tools to help people in conflict work together and find lasting, peaceful solutions.

WHY DONATE TO INITIATIVES OF CHANGE?

 

80% of humanitarian crisis are conflict-related. Conflict often starts because of polarization and misunderstanding. We build sustainable peace through laying the foundation: trust.   

We believe that change starts from within. We focus first on people’s personal responsibility and nurture the inherent dignity that unites us as humans. This breaks the cycle of denial, blame, and victimhood that feeds polarization. Individuals become trustbuilders first by being willing to take an honest look at their own attitudes and behavior, reconciling where necessary, and then modeling the change they wish to see happen in the world. 

Thanks to supporters just like you we have been able to deliver eight decades of trustbuilding and reconciliation work to communities around the world, which is critical to laying the foundation for a future of lasting peace for everyone.

 

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IofC International is a Swiss-based not-for-profit organization. In general, donations made directly to IofC International from outside Switzerland do not have tax-favored status. It may be tax efficient, however, to make a donation via your country of residence (e.g., the USA). Do contact us if you are not sure.

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IofC International takes great care to protect the personal data of its donors. This data is stored confidentially, and will not be given to third parties without your permission. Please inform us if you do not wish your data to be stored. 

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