"All too many Muslims fail to grasp Islam, which teaches one to be lenient towards others and to understand their value systems, knowing that these are tolerated by Islam as a religion".

Abdurrahman Wahid (Gus Dur)

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COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT

Peace Village program is to create a democratic and just society that upholds the values of tolerance of diversity and peace. This goal was translated into the establishment of Peace Villages in Indonesia.

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GUS DUR FOR HUMANITY

This program aims at realizing the idea and concrete actions of KH Abdurrahman Wahid, especially in encouraging philanthropy and emergency relief across Indonesia. Since 2004, the Wahid Foundation has distributed and provided humanitarian assistance and social services for victims of the 2004 Tsunami in Aceh, the 2006 earthquake in Yogyakarta, the 2007 flood in Babelan, Jakarta and in 2010, for victims of the eruption of Mount Merapi and the Tsunami in Mentawai.

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