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The OPAD award recognized men and women, institutions and associations that have contributed immensely to alleviate poverty and at the same time brings peace in their community, region, and the world. This is a golden award and the world's largest award whosoever may be the recipient of this unique award would have demonstrated outstanding work in treating mankind fairly and genuinely.  

This award presents to the holder indicates that the entire world is pleased with his or her contribution to his fellow human being while on earth and would have met the golden rule,

"treat others as you may want others to do to you"

This is the first and world's largest award granted to an individual or institution that has contributed towards Poverty Alleviation.

The award is a symbol of authority to change lives through social, economic and goodwill the world appreciates 

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There are three types of awards yearly. They are:

(1) The Global Poverty Alleviation & Peace Award (GPAPA), which is the world's largest award for Poverty Alleviation and peacebuilding is given to only one person or institution per continent that contributed greatly to that cause

(2) The National Poverty Alleviation & Peace Award (NPAPA) is the world's second-largest award that appreciates national contributions in alleviating poverty and peacebuilding within its nationals. This award is given to only one person per country

(3) The Community Poverty Alleviation & Peace Award (CPAPA) this award recognized individuals or institutions that contribute to alleviate poverty within communities and help disseminate peace. This award would be given to only five persons or institutions per country


The World Civility Leader award is the world's most prestigious award that identified the recipient to be a civil and neutral leader that works to bring peace and national cohesion in his country of origin. “Civility comes from the Latin word civilis, meaning ‘relating to public life, befitting a citizen,’ in other words, being friendly and nice to everyone. When you show civility, you use kindness and good manners. You are respectful, even if you do not like that person very much.”  This award would be given to a person or institution that meets the above criteria. 



Allen Chastanet

Prime Minister of Saint Lucia

The Prime Minister of St. Lucia with the prestigious World Civility Award on August 6th, 2019 at the Bay Gardens Hotel, Rodney Bay, St. Lucia. The Prime Minister of St. Lucia H.E. Allen Chastanet, was awarded for his positive work in building the country and treating all classes of people with equality and value, as a son of the soil of St. Luciaages.

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Ranil Wickremesinghe

Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

The Prime Minister H. E. Ranil Wickremesinghe, of Sri Lanka, was honored by iChange Nations at temple trees in his residence at Columbia, Sri Lanka. This was a very special day for the country of Sri Lanka. The Prime Minister brought together over 1000 bishops, leaders, Pastors and Reverends to honor them for their leadership they have shown in the country of Sri Lanka. 


President Pierre Nkurunziza

President of the Republic of Burundi

 The President was honored for his efforts to bring peace to a 12-year civil war between the two major tribes in his country


Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin

Prime Minister of St. Maarten

She was honored for consolidating peace in her country and won the woman of the year 2017 award 


Daphne Campbell

Florida State Representative

She receives the Golden Rule International Award at a red carpet event. Her core values and ethics will be an inspiration to all women looking to make a difference in our world today


President Yoweri Museveni

President of the Republic of Uganda

Honored for his great leadership in establishing and maintaining peace in his country. He has supported the efforts of bringing awareness programs initiated by the First Lady Janet Museveni

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King Oyo Rukidi IV

King of the Kingdom of Tooro of Uganda

Honored for preserving the environment of the Kingdom of Tooro and his inclusion of the people in his kingdom. He's truly a humanitarian


Vice President Kalonza Musyoka

Vice President of the Republic of Kenya

Honored for his efforts in the peace making process for Kenya, Sudan and Burundi


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo 

Former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

 Honored for the Anticorruption policies he implemented in Nigeria

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Former President Wolde Giorgis

Former President of Ethiopia

Honored for his efforts to build a better environment in his country


Former President Dr. Kenneth D. Kaunda

Former President of Zambia

Honored for his life’s work to establish peace in Zambia and on the continent of Africa. He was the former Chairman of the African Union and responsible for the liberation of many African nations from colonialism.


Former President Joaquim Chassimo

Former President of the Republic of Mozambique

Honored for his good governance, and he is the only president in African history to turn power early in his career as President of the Republic of Mozambique for the betterment of his country.

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First Lady Denise Nkurunziza

First Lady of the Republic of Burundi

Honored for her efforts to bring a better life to the people of her country

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First Lady Janet Museveni

First Lady of the Republic of Uganda

Honored for the AIDS awareness policy ABC (Abstinence, Birth Control, and Contraception) – an ever-present battle for the health of their people

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First Lady Maria De Luz Guebuza

First Lady of the Republic of Mozambique

Honored for her humanitarian efforts for the youth and women of her country as well as bringing AIDS awareness programs


Former First Lady Vanda Pignato

Former First Lady of the Republic of El Salvador

Honored for her tireless efforts in protecting for women’s rights in the Republic of El Salvador

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Former First Lady Dr Vera Tembo Chiluba

Former First Lady of the Republic of Zambia

Honored for her extensive help for women and orphans in her country. She is greatly loved by her country because of her care for her people.


Hon. Kenneth Marende

Former Speaker of the House, Kenya

Honored for his peace process in Kenya house of National Assembly

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Dr Ben Shelly

Former President of the Navajo Nation

Honored for his outstanding work as an advocate for America’s first people, the Navajo American Indian Tribe, and also all American Indian tribes


Dr Cedric Black Eagle

Former President & Chairman of the Crow Nation

Honored for being a true humanitarian and statesman for the cause of the Native American people in the United States. He has worked to keep water rights for the Crow Nation and promote peace


Hon. Sydney Allicock

Vice President of the Indigenous People of Guyana

Honored for his work with indigenous people of his country Guyana and the world. Developing skills training and education programs

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