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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The Healing Power of PeacePlayers

Today’s blog has been written by International Fellow Courtney Boylan. Hello! It’s been a long time since my last blog entry. A lot has happened, and I am excited to update you on everything happening in Israel! After an amazing summer in the United States, spending time with friends and family, and also getting married, … Continue reading The Healing Power of PeacePlayers

Every New Beginning Comes From Some Other Beginning’s End…

Today’s blog post was written by PPI-NI Managing Director, Gareth Harper. PPI-NI says goodbye to a PPI-NI board stalwart and welcomes two new board members: In December, long serving PPI-NI board member, Sean Wynne, hung up his sneakers as he retired from his board position. Serving as the organization’s Treasurer for almost 10 years, Sean … Continue reading Every New Beginning Comes From Some Other Beginning’s End…

PPI-SA Alumni Giving Back

Zophila Mthembu coached for PeacePlayers International – South Africa from the year 2003 to 2006 before moving up to an area coordinator position, overseeing Emolweni until 2010. For him, his time with PeacePlayers was only a stepping stone within basketball. Instead of taking the path of a coach, Zophila chose to pursue refereeing. The choice … Continue reading PPI-SA Alumni Giving Back

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Intl. Fellow, Courtney Boylan, shares her story of how the PPI-ME atmosphere is helping her recover from an injury…

PPI-NI must say goodbye & thank you to one board member, but is also pleased to welcome 2 new faces to the board…

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