Young-adult Empowerment Initiative was one of 2018 Peace Direct’s Tomorrow Peacebuilders’ awards in the youth led peace building category. Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2018: meet the winners
Our Executive Director, Gatwal A. Gatkuoth was invited to New York for peace related meeting at the United Nations Headquarters and later received the award on behalf of our entire team in Washington DC at Peacecon2018 October 2018.
The USD.10,000 Cash prize helps our team so much and the award amplifies our grassroots peace building and help us connect to partners. We profoundly appreciate Peace Direct and partners for supporting grassroots peacebuilding initiatives.
~ Gatwhich Jacob, YEI program Manager for Uganda Programs