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 12/30/2015

Miracle Report 12/30/2015

*THANK YOU! We’re at $15,552 miracles received – on our way to $20,000 for Project LIGHT: Rwanda Phase 2 on January 15. **Huge gratitude for our Project LIGHT Angel Donors. ***Remembering that love and the right resources can heal anything **Project LIGHT Angel Donors: SInce 2007 I continue to be in gratitude, love, joy and wonder every time I begin another fundraising campaign - that you all share our vision, that the resources are always there, that I just need to trust and surrender (again!) to the passion we share for global healing. Just when I am at the edge of my imagination for how it will all happen, you raise me upto more than I can be. Click here for an expression of my gratitude. ***Love and the right resources: With Project LIGHT we set out to prove that love and the right resources can heal anything. We did it in Rwanda and Newtown. Our documentary - thanks to Nick Ortner and Barnet Bain - continues to spread the word. We return to Rwanda in January with a representative of International Rotary, the Founder of Mediators Without Borders and a Board Member of Aegis Trust (a foundation to end... 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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