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Thank you for visiting us to find out more about Séraphine’s story. We're an international charity working for peace in some of the world’s most challenging communities. Read on to hear more from Séraphine and to watch our short film.

Séraphine’s story

Séraphine lives in Burundi – the world’s poorest country. Decades of violent conflict mean that people like Seraphine live in extreme poverty. They carry pain and trauma from the violent past, leading to long-term mental health issues.  Would you like to hear more stories like this? Sign up for email updates today! Séraphine was born ... Read more

An introduction to Cord’s work

There is so much violence, conflict and war in our world. Societies become unstable and communities are left divided. Millions of people live in fear; trapped in poverty, with their human rights denied.

Welcome to Cord! 

Mr. Lo Duy Phan lives in Ba Thuoc village, in the Thanh Hoa province in Vietnam. Like thousands of Indigenous people in Southeast Asia, Lo’s community live in fear. Illegal logging, deforestation and land-grabbing mean that they could lose their homes and ability to make a living. Would you like to hear more stories like ... Read more

Pastor Claver has been set free from decades of trauma

Watch this short film as Pastor Claver and his wife talk about the remarkable healing they’ve experienced. Addressing hidden wounds is essential if Burundi is to flourish in peace.

An Easter reflection

Just because something sounds unbelievable, it doesn’t mean that it’s not true. When we hear about things that are difficult to accept, our skepticism is usually based on the limits of our experience. Epistemology is the study of how we know what we know. We can be quick to dismiss extraordinary events, but on what ... Read more
Lives changed
Cord has the privilege of partnering with some amazing organisations, including Wan Lark in Myanmar. Operating since 2010, Wan Lark’s work involves emergency relief, community development and defending human rights. They are based in Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State. This port city on the Bay of Bengal at the mouth of the Kaladan River, ...