Opening hearts, healing our children, healing our world.

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We’re are scaling Project LIGHT: Rwanda country-wide! Your donations now help fund our next 2 trips to Rwanda in July and November when we will implement the second phase of our Train-The-Trainer program to reach hundreds of Rwandan youth in need.

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Project Light: Rwanda

World’s First International Youth Healing Program.

Each time I returned from Rwanda my heart broke open to the possibilities for world healing.  Project LIGHT: Rwanda was conceived – a vision for establishing the world’s first international youth healing, heart-centered leadership and economic sustainability program. In 2011, with the help of grassroots donors and Nick Ortner, founder of The Tapping Solution,…

Project Light: Global Youth Initiative

Project LIGHT Youth Programs include Children2Children Club; Newtown Helps Rwanda; New England Helps Rwanda; and, Hartford Helps Rwanda.

With a focus on fostering global citizenship and leadership, these programs are created to provide students with heart-centered opportunities to experience being service-minded and to create connections…

Tapping Solution Foundation

Create Global Healing partnership with The Tapping Solution Foundation.

On December 14, 2012 one of the worst school shootings took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT.  Nick Ortner just happened to be a Newtown resident. Within days, Dr. Leyden was on the ground heading up Mr. Ortner’s Foundation and establishing a community-based trauma healing model serving those affected by the tragedy.


Miracle Report 10/17/16

Miracle Report 10/17/16

$18,224 miracles needed by November for 4th trip this year to support expanding Project LIGHT TO 15 COMMUNITIES IN Rwanda ~Methode and Etienne are well and back in class!~ ~Prayers for Ruth who lost her baby and is in hospital with malaria~ ~ Thank you KATE HELDER!~ Methode and Etienne are back in class! More prayers for them to catch up with their studies. Huge gratitude, love, joy and wonder to KATE HELDER who did a GoFundMe campaign raising over $1200 US miracles for our boys medical expenses. Prayers for our beloved Project LIGHT: Rwanda Ambassador Ruth.  Tragically, Ruth lost her baby and remains in the hospital with malaria and high blood pressure. Her husband lost his job a few months ago (the economy in Rwanda is very bad right now) and Ruth is the sole provider for the family and their remaining son Oneze. Our entire Project LIGHT family is holding for her rapid recovery and continued faith and strength. I am grateful I will be with her soon in November with your... read more

Who We Are

Create Global Healing is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization striving to light the spirit of hope, healing, dignity and peace for traumatized young adults in war-torn countries by providing trauma healing, heart-centered leadership, economic sustainability and…

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Our Documentary

Our documentary is a reality! When I Was Young I Said I Would Be Happy follows the transformational journey of our 12 young genocide survivors in Rwanda after participating in a new form of sustainable humanitarian aid called Project LIGHT: Rwanda. Using a train the…

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Lori Leyden

Lori Leyden

Inspired by her life-changing experience working with widow and orphan heads of households in Rwanda in the fall of 2007, Lori and her organization are committed to raising consciousness for personal and global healing.

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