AFSC provides equipment and training for security committees to help keep the peace in camps like in Leogane. View the slideshow.
It’s a small, very functional tool found in most American homes: a flashlight. When the electricity goes out, its beam is helpful, even comforting. And in communities in Haiti, flashlights can mean the difference between danger and safety.
In Brazil, the theme of citizen security overlaps with “public security” and has increasingly assumed an important position, not only within the governmental sphere, through the implementation of public policies, but also in the daily life of all Brazilians.
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
Where we work
AFSC has office around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.