Inspiring Future Generations

"Nothing we do changes the past, but everything we do now creates the future - the future of our children"

World Peace Flame lanterns in Japan.

A Powerful Mission with a Global Vision

Imagine if every man, woman and child in every nation and country, from every religion and creed, were united in peace. Our dream is as simple as its ambitious, one flame uniting people worldwide.

Spreading Peace

The World Peace Flame is dedicated to achieving peace through education and practical support of grassroots peace initiatives.

Joining Hiroshima flame
WPF joining with fire which has been kept burning in Hiroshima

Peace Education in Action

A legacy of peace starts with children.
That is why we have developed the Peace Education Package which we offer to schools for free.

Peace education in action

Education is the key to lasting peace

Approaching 1000 schools across five continents are using the package. That’s more than 80,000 children who are learning to celebrate the diversity they see around them and who are being encouraged to embrace the unity.

Humanitarian Projects

Our humanitarian projects in India aim to empower people at all levels from medical camps to youth education programmes and with clothing and food distribution.

Free Medical Camps

Doctors and Consultants give their time and expertise to help impoverished people in villages and tribal areas where we arrange the Free Medical Camps.

About 30,000 patients have received free medical care in impoverished communities in Gujarat, India.

Our volunteers serve people irrespective of creed and religion. We also support with donations of dentistry and medical supplies.

Education Projects

Many children in impoverished countries do not have what they need to go to school so they don’t get an education.

We’ve distributed over 14,000 education kits (pens, paper, books etc.) and also school uniforms, so that more children can go to school.

Plus, we’ve covered the cost of education fees for over 200 children and nurses.

Education Projects

Free Eye Clinics

Since the first medical camp started in 2005 we have provided well over 2000 cataract operations and 7000 pairs of free spectacles.

Each cataract operation costs a donor only €30.

“To see the joy in someone’s face when the bandages are removed from their eyes and they can see again is the most wonderful experience you could have.”
Thakor Patel

Free Eye Camps

How to Get Involved

Donations

Tithe a regular amount to the trusts global activities or donate a one-off amount toward one WPF project.

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Peace Education

Start using the Peace In Your Hands Education Package in your school.

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Fundraise

Get involved by creating your own fundraising peace projects in your area.

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Peace Meditation

Take time for yourself, and begin to see the world around you benefitting.

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Inspirational Stories

Across the world people are coming together to celebrate,
to raise awareness and to make a difference.

Story of how the World Peace Flame was created

In July 1999 seven live flames, lit on five different continents, were flown to the UK where they were united into one flame: The World Peace Flame. We aim to inspire people everywhere that the individual plays a crucial role in creating peace at every level.

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WPF candle lit by peace activist in Iran

The World Peace Flame candle was lit by peace activist who is a victim of landmines (double hand amputation and blind). He is now teaching computers to those veterans who have lost their eye in the war.

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Communities come together to lighting up lives

It all starts with a dream! Working together to manifest a WPF monument is an act of peace in itself. The team of friends from Venlo, NL succeeded and this catalysed inter cultural community programmes in their city.

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A Pathway to Peace that inspired all nations to come together

Standing outside the Peace Palace which houses the Int Court of Justice in The Hague, NL is the WPF Pathway. Throughout the year thousands of visitors ‘walk around the world’ with an intention of peace.

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World Peace Flame in Central Australia

The team presented the WPF to Bob Randall, one of the traditional keepers of Uluru (Ayers Rock) in Australia.

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Running for charity

Sandra Leary put on her running shoes, entered three races and raised £10,000 for WPF projects.

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World Peace Flame initiatives around the world...

Communities coming together

Communities coming together

Towns across the world are fundraising and then designing WPF monuments, to become the focus of community peace projects.

Finding new purpose in giving

Finding new purpose in giving

Despite the negativity in the news, people are finding new hope and purpose when they contribute to other people’s lives through peace initiatives.

Detraumatisation

Detraumatisation

Detraumatisation programs are running in various communities supporting refugees, victims of war and those with social trauma.

Parents and school teachers

Parents and school teachers

Parents all over the world are approaching schools to request values-based peace education for their children.

Creating forums for peace

Creating forums for peace

Peace forums are for people with a passion who want to find positive solutions for bringing about peace locally and globally.

Online peace course

Online peace course

This course is for you... Bring a greater peace to your own self, your relationships and family and into this beautiful world we live in.