By Kelly McKinnon, ROP Program Manager It’s winter in Afghanistan. In Kabul that means the mountains surrounding the city are capped in white, and the city is hazy with the smoke from stoves and fires warming houses. In the mornings the sunlight streams through the haze and all of the people are bundled silhouettes on […]
Roots of Peace, a humanitarian non-profit organization, vows to continue the effort to plant the roots of peace so future generations of children may thrive worldwide. In response to recent acts of terror against children, we reaffirm our mission of grounding peace through agriculture and education.
In November, Roots of Peace Founder/CEO, Heidi Kuhn, travelled to Vietnam on behalf of our work to replace minefields with thriving pepper orchards. While there, she was interviewed for an international VTV1 television news program. The 45-minute segment aired this morning to 90 million viewers.
Roots of Peace has had the privileged opportunity to work with many unique and incredible people around the world. We are honored to have a different kind of veteran, an Afghan interpreter, bring his valuable experience to Roots of Peace to further our mission of removing landmines to provide economic empowerment for peace to those […]