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Peace Pals International in Jakarta, Indonesia

In 2016, FAKTA (an NGO) working in Jakarta, Indonesia shared the Peace Pals International art Exhibition and Awards contest with children in various communities. Chizuyo Inoue shared her experience with The Society of the Sacred Heart at the UN, which has published her story.

“When I received an announcement that the World Peace Prayer Society, an NGO at the UN, was having another Peace Pals art competition for children, I immediately thought of the children I see every day in some of the poor neighborhoods of East Jakarta. Ever since my internship in 2013 with Sr. Joan Kirby rscj, who at that moment was the NGO Representative at the UN for the Temple of Understanding, I have looked for ways to connect our children who live in extreme poverty with the work of the UN. This invitation was a real chance…Read More

Peace Pals International is truly touched by the experiences Chizuyo has shared with us and we are pleased we are able to share with you.

We also received a video of Children of Indonesia saying “May Peace Prevail On Earth” in their native language.