“We were in Batangafo in Central African Republic. The situation in the city was very tense. There had been clashes between the Christians and Muslims. After the clashes, the imam and the bishop got together, and they walked hand in hand through each other’s neighbourhoods. They organized a football match as a reconciliation. It was a very powerful moment they were encouraging their followers to do the same.”

Even though Esther van der Woerdt has spent more than 10 years working in areas of conflict, why does she believe that most people are still genuinely good and want to do good?

Watch her story.