Save Emelyne from violence during Burundi’s upcoming elections

Will you help Emelyne?

26 year old Emelyne needs your help. She is married and has two children. She could lose her family, home and small business if she’s caught up in violence during Burundi’s elections. As you can imagine, Emelyne is terribly afraid. Your gift can save Emelyne and her family.

Your kindness rescued Emelyne and her family from appalling poverty a few years ago, but now she and many other young people face a new threat. They risk being cruelly exploited by political parties and getting caught up in violence during the forthcoming elections.

£10

…could provide meals for young people while they’re attending training sessions. 

You’ll be feeding people like Emelyne as they attend workshops to learn how they can fact-check what they read and hear during the run up to the elections.

£25

…could train a young person to learn a practical vocational skill for one month.

This would give them the best chance to find work and secure a reliable income.

£75

…could cover the rent for a room where essential training sessions are held.

It is vital that the young people have a safe space where they can talk openly and honestly with one another. In a comfortable and secure venue they can learn how to avoid being manipulated and caught up in political violence.

Emelyne with her family

Emelyne needs protection. Your donation can prevent violence and hate dominating the run-up to elections next year. We must act now. 


Young vulnerable people, particularly those suffering in poverty, are being targeted. Political parties expertly manipulate them into joining militias. They are offered false hope including promises of jobs and economic security. They are then forced to take part in intimidation, torture, harassment, theft and criminal attacks along party political lines. People lose their lives and communities are devastated. 

But by giving today, you can prevent young vulnerable people being caught up in violence in the run up to the elections. 

With your help, Emelyne and her friends can stay safe.

Your generosity will prevent Emelyne from being exploited. Through our exciting new project, Emelyne and other young people will learn to:  

  • See through the lies in political messaging. 
  • Fact-check what they read and hear. 
  • Understand the legacy of the past so it’s not used to promote violence in the future. 
  • Stop other young people from being manipulated. 

We’ll jointly design initiatives with young people so their peers can avoid hate, extremism and violence. 

You’ll be enabling Emelyne and her friends to become leaders and work for peace in their communities. You’ll be putting them in charge of their futures. 

Please donate today so that this work can begin as soon as possible! The elections are happening next year so there’s no time to lose! 

Emelyne

Will you help Emelyne?

26 year old Emelyne needs your help. She is married and has two children. She could lose her family, home and small business if she’s caught up in violence during Burundi’s elections. As you can imagine, Emelyne is terribly afraid. Your gift can save Emelyne and her family.

Your kindness rescued Emelyne and her family from appalling poverty a few years ago, but now she and many other young people face a new threat. They risk being cruelly exploited by political parties and getting caught up in violence during the forthcoming elections.

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