Young people in low-income districts of Lima face high rates of violence and a lack of security. Prodiálogo, Prevención y Resolución de Conflictos (ProDiálogo) engages young people in the use of urban art, dialogue and collaboration as strategies to prevent violence. At the IAF, we support community-led solutions to enhance peace and security in Peru. ProDiálogo’s activities strengthen communities through education and training and build peer-to-peer learning and action networks.
|Project:||Location:||Years active:||IAF grant funding:||Counterpart commitment:||Direct beneficiaries:||Indirect beneficiaries:||Program areas:|
|Promoting a culture of peace by strengthening constructive youth leadership through personal develop||Peru||2016 – 2018||$158,000||$141,250||90 individuals||8,000 individuals||leadership and education
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