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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 9/3/16

Miracle Report 9/3/16

$19,424 miracles needed by November for 4th trip this year to support expanding Project LIGHT throughout Rwanda ~ The miracle of Zoe Banks ~ The Miracle of Zoe Banks. I had the honor of meeting amazing Zoe in 2013 while I was working in Newtown with her mom, Julie Banks. Since then she has created $9065 miracles for our Ambassadors and Remera Mbogo School orphans. She tirelesly sells Project LIGHT: New England bracelets for $3 each at many locations near Stonington, CT to make this happen. Zoe sponsors Yvette (seen below netween Mathieu and Etienne) for University, helped bring the much needed security fence to Remera Mbogo and so much more. She exemplifies all of the qualities of a Project LIGHT: Ambassador - love, deep compassion, inspiring leadership, perseverance, and willingness to take on hard work. She’s only a sophomore - can you imagine what she’ll be doing in 10 years? We love you to infinity and beyond! Global healing is possible because of young people like Zoe and our... 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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