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Peace Direct is an international organisation dedicated to supporting local people to stop war and build lasting peace in some of the world’s most fragile countries.The world is battling war and violence, and deadly conflict tears across communities around the globe. It touches and destroys lives from Paris to Peshawar. Our work has never been more urgent.Led by local people, we tackle the causes of violence at the root, and rebuild lives after war has torn communities apart. We are dedicated to making peace a practical option, ensuring local people have the skills and resources to make it a reality.We believe passionately in non-violence and the power of local action. Local people are central to the resolution of their own conflicts. Peace is not sustainable if imposed from the outside.In 12 years we have supported local peacebuilding organisations in over 25 countries around the world, providing vital assistance to ensure grassroots action stopping conflict and violence can continue, and grow.With our local partners, we have saved lives, provided paths out of violence and built better futures for thousands of people.As an independent organisation funded by people like you, we can direct money and support to where it is most urgently needed.Because of this we can stop wars and build peace, one person at a time.