Dispatches from the Field

Painting Hope: Casa Pintada Brings Healing to Communities

Following years of armed conflict in Colombia, Casa Pintada helps communities heal and move forward with hope for a better future. In regions affected by conflict, it is often hard to rebuild a sense of community and trust among neighbors, many of whom isolate themselves as they cope with the trauma of war.

Hamza Reunites with His Family

Amidst ongoing conflict in northeast Syria, children are often separated from their families because of attacks and displacement. One day, as Hamza was playing outside, a nearby military attack destroyed his house, killing his family. At 11-years-old, Hamza was forced to face the harsh realities of war.