Dialogue and education for peace can help free our hearts from the impulse toward intolerance and the rejection of others. No one is born hating others. Prejudice and discriminatory attitudes are ingrained during the process of growing from childhood into adulthood. It is the younger generations who hold the key to creating peace.

Stories of Hope

Refusing to Hate

Jose Abueva

Jose Abueva’s family was brutally murdered by Japanese soldiers. Yet the Filipino educator’s story is not one of hatred, but of forgiveness and hope for a harmonious future.

Stories of Hope

The Writer's Path

Chingiz Aitmatov

Author of what has been called “the most beautiful love story in the world,” Chingiz Aitmatov underwent severe suffering in his youth.