Someone leaves home every 2 seconds because of conflict

$18m is spent every minute on violence globally

30,000 refugees every day are taught in Cord Schools

125 million people every week can access Cord projects

Working for everyone everywhere to live in peace and dignity


  • Khmer grandma

    As the Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia drop charges against an alleged Khmer Rouge official, accused of orchestrating some 40,000 deaths, there are two things that Cord is working hard to do. And we need your help now more than ever. Read more

  • International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – March 21st 2017

    Today is the international day for elimination of racial discrimination – a further reminder of how marginalised communities are increasingly vulnerable to violence in all of its forms. Read more

Real stories

  • Real Story – Juliette Bucumi

    I live with 21 people, and we had no toilet. No one would visit us, the smell was too bad. With help from Cord, we have built our own latrine, welcome visitors and have had training on good hygiene practises

    – Juliette Bucumi, Burundi Read more

  • Supporter story

    People who have suffered in wars and conflicts have a vital part to play in building that peace and I have huge admiration for the way Cord works to support and empower them.

    - Gillian Cross, Author and Cord Patron Read more