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Peace and Prosperity is Our Product

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To restore economic vitality by creating livelihood opportunities in post-conflict regions.

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Hamburger Hill

46 years ago, the Hamburger Hill battle captured the essence of destruction of the Vietnam War. Today, the consequences of the conflict are still very much felt by the communities who live there. The Roots of Peace team in Vietnam recently visited Hamburger Hill to see how our model for economic empowerment can help heal the wounds of war in the region.

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Happy Nawruz

In Afghanistan, Spring has officially arrived. All around the country signs are pointing to the changing season - the snow is melting, the trees are blooming and days are progressively getting longer. Perhaps most importantly, today is Nawruz – a Persian word meaning “a new day.”

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Become a PeaceBuilder

Since our founding, Roots of Peace has been in the business of building peace. We create jobs and opportunities in communities transitioning from conflict, providing sustainable and economically viable alternatives to extremism and violence.

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Roots of Peace Featured in Five-Part ABC7 News Series​

Roots of Peace Founder/CEO, Heidi Kuhn, and President, Gary Kuhn, traveled with ABC7 News Anchor Cheryl Jennings to Afghanistan to produce a five-part news series featuring Roots of Peace. They met privately with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, General John F. Campbell, U.S. Ambassador Michael McKinley, and USAID Mission Director William Hammink to discuss our ongoing agricultural programs. This was a historic event for Roots of Peace and a symbolic gesture from the Afghan government to show their support of civil society and alternatives to war in the country.​

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