Global Peace Foundation Kenya

The Global Peace Foundation (GPF) is an international nonsectarian, non-partisan, non-profit organization that promotes an innovative, values-based approach to peacebuilding. Founded in the year 2009, the foundation has its international offices in Washington DC and operates in more than twenty countries. GPF engages and organizes a global network of public and private sector partners who develop community, national and regional peace building models as the foundation for ethical and cohesive societies. To achieve this, GPF convenes and implements development projects and conferences on grassroots peacebuilding, education, entrepreneurship, and youth leadership development.

To carry out its mandate in Kenya, the foundation has worked with various partners such as the UN in Kenya, IGAD, IBM, Google, Oracle, Andela, Airtel, the Standard Group, Cemastea, NCIC, Parliament of Kenya, the Senate and other state and non-state actors. As a result of our work with the youth, the Global Peace Foundation Kenya has received several accolades including a Certificate of Commendation from the United Nations Office in Kenya for outstanding efforts to promote a culture of service among youth in Kenya. In 2019, we received a special consultative status with the United Nations Economic & Social Council (ECOSOC). GPF contributes to the development, implementation, and monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goals and other agenda items agreed on by the UN member nations. In its efforts to contribute to the Kenya government’s Vision 2030 and the Big4 Agenda, the Global Peace Foundation partners with the Presidential Digitalent Programme and the ICT Authority to mentor the youth with the objective of enhancing their employability. The Global Peace Foundation is a Member Institution of the Oracle Academy and supports youth entrepreneurship such as the Youth Scientists of Kenya.

Our Programs

Youth Empowerment & Preventing Violent Extremism

The Global Peace Foundation Kenya has a significant track record of designing and implementing projects on countering violent extremism (CVE), Child Online Safety.

Global Peace Education (GPE) Kenya

GPE collaborates with educators and change-makers to make education relevant to today’s world by preparing students to succeed in the 21st century economy.

Global Peace Development

This is a community-based development program that is committed to fostering family self-reliance in the communities in which it works.

Global Peace Youth (GPY) Kenya

GPY educates youth to become leaders with moral and innovative capacity by forming a movement of young leaders from all backgrounds working towards peace.