Peace Begins with You

The Mission of TPRF

is a simple one: to address the fundamental human needs of food, water and peace so that people can live with dignity, peace and prosperity. All the activities and programs of the Foundation are designed to support the right of every human being to these fundamental elements of being human:

Dignity - Peace - Prosperity

The Foundaton’s premise is that where the dignity of others is respected, peace can manifest within individuals and between peoples. Throughout the ages, times of peace have been the times of the greatest prosperity for all.

The Foundation focuses on three main areas:

Message of Peace

Peace Education Program

Food for People

TPRF is a US-based public non-profit charity organization, whose worldwide efforts are funded by the generosity of donors from over 50 countries. Most of the Foundation’s staff, including the Board of Directors, are volunteers.

Learn more about TPRF here.

Feature Stories

The Power of Choice

The Power of Choice

In late November 2014, Prem Rawat came to Zonderwater Prison for the second time at to speak to inmates who have participated in the Peace Education Program (PEP). According to Anne Wolfson, who manages the PEP workshops in South Africa, “There was great excitement...
Hope in the Heart of Soweto

Hope in the Heart of Soweto

Hope in the Heart of Soweto On November 25, 2014, Prem Rawat traveled to Soweto, South Africa, to speak to 450 people who had either participated in the Peace Education Program (PEP) or were interested in it. The event was held at Uncle Tom’s Community Centre at the...

Real Stories Blog

First-hand accounts from the field

- Petri Bautista

Beginning to Feel Human Following is an interview between Petri Bautista, who has recently begun working with the Peace Education Program (PEP) in Spain, and Luis Mesón, who is one of the pioneers of the program in Spanish correctional facilities. Petri has been a personal friend of Luis for many years, and in this interview […]

- S. R.

No Better Time Than Now Following is a letter from an inmate at the Buncombe County Detention Facility in Asheville, North Carolina, expressing his appreciation for the Peace Education Program. I am an inmate at the Buncombe County Detention Facility in Asheville, North Carolina. I am currently participating in the Peace Education Program (PEP). I want […]

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and is a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity.