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The Haitian earthquake happened seven years ago.  So much time has passed that many people assume that life in Haiti has recovered and is continuing on as normal.  And, in many cases, this is true.  However, for other Haitians, life as they knew it stopped seven years ago and has

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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Twenty-five years ago, the United Nations declared October 17th as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.  This year, the UN is calling for peaceful and inclusive societies.  This could not be more important for the communities that Peacebuilding Solutions works with.  Refugees face unsafe living and working conditions.

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International Day of Peace

September 21st is the United Nations’ International Day of Peace.  This year, the UN is calling for respect, safety, and dignity for all.  Here at Peacebuilding Solutions, our goal is make sure that refugees and displaced persons can achieve that sense of peace. We show respect by listening.  We know

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The Buy Local Movement

What does it mean to buy local?  For many people, it’s a way of showing their support for locally-owned businesses.  For Peacebuilding Solutions, it’s a central component of our method of providing aid.   Why?  Let’s take Haiti as an example.  For every tarp bought in the US, one fewer

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PS Interviews…Jhonson

Who knows best?  This is a question that Peacebuilding Solutions asked, and the answer is clear:  people in the communities we serve.  Refugees and IDPs deserve the right to determine their own futures, just like anyone else.  PS wants to make sure that the aid we provide to communities is

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9 Ways PS Stands With Refugees

How does PS stand with refugees? Let’s discuss 9 ways. You’ve been forced to flee for your life, leaving your friends behind, and possibly your family. You don’t know when you’re going to get back, if ever; you’re hopeless and despondent. And then people you’ve never seen in your life

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How Donations are Used

We’ve all heard the saying: “Give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime.” It’s plastered on motivational posters everywhere, toting the value of education versus handouts. It’s a wonderful ideology for non-profits: instead of giving people

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9 Facts about Peacebuilding Solutions

Peacebuilding Solutions (PS) was founded in 2008 when a few (now slightly older) people realized that the current international humanitarian aid system dealing with refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) could be a lot better. After nine years of building a foundation and working deep in the heart of communities

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