PeacePlayers International uses basketball to unite, educate and inspire young people to create a more peaceful world.

Based on the premise that children who play together can learn to live together, we implement consistent, year-round sports activities that bring together children from opposite sides of religious, ethnic and cultural divides to develop friendship and mutual respect.

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Meet Sarah Frazier!

Meet Sarah Frazier the new International Fellow reflecting on her first few weeks at PeacePlayers International- South Africa and sharing her background. I feel as though my fellowship opportunity down here in SA was somewhat meant to be. My original interest in joining PeacePlayers began over 10 years ago shortly after I started working at … Continue reading Meet Sarah Frazier!

Soccer Star in Ukraine Gives Back

Darijo Srna, captain and midfielder for the Ukrainian Football club Shakhtar Donetsk FC, has recently made headlines by donating 100 laptops to the children of boarding schools in Donetsk, Ukraine.  Donetsk is an industrial city in Eastern Ukraine that has been going through extreme conflict due to the war between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian … Continue reading Soccer Star in Ukraine Gives Back

Twinnings and the need for SPF 50

This blog post was written by Cyprus Fellow Sean Wright about his past week involving another twinning and getting burnt on the beach. This past weekend I got to experience another twinning. Twinning’s are when the Turkish Cypriots (TC) and the Greek Cypriots (GC) come together for a practice. Saturday, Coach Sevki brought his players … Continue reading Twinnings and the need for SPF 50

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