Dedicated to improving the quality of life for children around the world, The Children for Peace (ONLUS) has spearheaded projects in several developing countries. The organization recently partnered with the non-governmental organization (NGO) Mujeres Solidarias, headquartered at the University of Malaga in Spain for a program in Mali’s Dogan Country. Tackling an illiteracy rate of 87 percent, these NGOs have contributed to educational projects, as well as a vaccination program for the region’s residents. Currently, 100% of the children, both boys and girls, are in school.

Additionally, The Children for Peace (ONLUS) works with a refugee camp in the Palestinian Territories where their program currently has 800 children in the camp actively being tutored and mentored. The NGO also provides grants to support educational programs for children living in these camps. Finally, The Children for Peace (ONLUS) raises funds to provide medication, nutritious food, and compassionate care to orphans who have lost their parents to HIV/AIDS, concentrating on the education of these orphans.

Headquartered in Rome, this NGO operates with virtually no overhead and recently received recognition from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for its standout contributions.

About the author: An active contributor to The Children for Peace (ONLUS), Nabila Khashoggi also devotes her time to various writing and entrepreneurial projects. Currently, Nabila Khashoggi is developing a comic book series with an underlying message that promotes cultural exchange and environmental awareness.

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About Nabila Khashoggi

A veteran businesswoman, philanthropist, mother, and actress, Nabila Khashoggi’s multifaceted career spans three decades and residence on several continents. Working primarily to secure financing for entertainment and industrial projects from her office in New York, Nabila Khashoggi is also about to market a new line of natural cosmetic products. Intending to raise childhood awareness of other cultures, geography, and the environment, she is also writing a children’s comic book series, entitled Spartan and the Green Egg. Nabila Khashoggi received her education in France, Switzerland, and England, later accepting a position as a Vice President of Triad Commercial Corporation and Al-Nasr Trading, companies that her father controlled. Her daily responsibilities involved import-and-export transactions, commodities trading, project development, and the financing of agricultural complexes in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. In 1983, Nabila Khashoggi co-founded Infolex, a search engine for travel information developed by software engineers with design and marketing experience whose work anticipated the technology on which today’s travel search engines rely. This cutting-edge solution provided users with speedy access to travel information at airports and hotels throughout Europe and North America. For the next three years, Nabila Khashoggi worked with her brother to establish Mara Intrepids Camp as a Kenyan tourist destination. She also devoted energy to developing and marketing properties in such major markets as London, Paris, New York, and Los Angeles. Another one of her ventures during this period involved financing and marketing mobile hospital units and associated medical equipment. With ambitions beyond business, Nabila Khashoggi has pursued training as an actress, performing on stage, in film, and on television. She is a committed supporter of The Children for Peace (ONLUS), an Italian-based nonprofit organization benefitting children in third-world countries. She is the mother of two sons and actively encourages environmental responsibility and organic lifestyle habits.

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