Sunday, 15 January, 2017

Creators of Peace Circles in Kadogoi village took place on 12-14 July, bringing together 20 women. One of them, Esther, was blessed with a baby girl on the eve of the third day. This was heralded joyfully by participants as a blessing brought by Creators of Peace. Earlier Esther had shared things that were disturbing her a lot. She and her sister don’t see eye to eye and she said that this had resulted in their husbands prompting some of their family members to form cliques. She had tried to reconcile everyone without success. She looked forward to the last day of the workshop, hoping to get a lasting solution to her problem but in the meantime, she was enjoying her little bundle of joy.

Monday, 16 January, 2017
Joe Karanja and Mike Muikia

Mike Muikia, who met IofC 10 years ago, has started an online weekly reality TV show 'State of Society', where he interviews very ordinary people who are doing amazing work and changing lives. Joe Karanja, an active Initiatives of Change (IofC) member and lawyer from Kenya, shares his story in the following episode, explaining his involvement in IofC and the impact he's created.

Monday, 09 January, 2017
North East dialogue The Future We Want, India, November 2016

The second NE dialogue The Future We Want took place November 11th to the 14th of 2016 in the Siloam region near Shillong, Meghalaya. The dialogue brought together participants from Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Maharashtra, and Kerala. They all collaborated, discussed, and proposed ways in which they could strive for a brighter tomorrow.

Friday, 06 January, 2017
Winter Gathering, Caux, kids

What happens when 85 people from 16 different countries, 4 different continents, various backgrounds and all age groups come together to take time and reflect on change and its impact on their lives? This year’s edition of the Winter Gathering in Caux offered presentations, discussion groups, daily art projects, music, times of quiet and moments of fun while glorious sunshine provided the perfect setting for breath-taking views on Lake Geneva.

Thursday, 05 January, 2017
2016 report cover of Caux conference on Just Governance for Human Security

A 16-page report on the Caux conference on Just Governance for Human Security, held in July 2016, is now available. The conference brought together 230 people from 52 countries who are working to advance human security in their region.

Tuesday, 31 January, 2017

Portia Mosia from South Africa survived a traumatic rape to emerge as a healer and leader for Creators of Peace.

Wednesday, 02 November, 2016

I was planning to kill myself... Peace Circles in Orus village, Baringo County-Kenya

Wednesday, 02 November, 2016

The leadership of Creators of Peace Kenya was taken over by two amazing, very able, passionate and committed peace practitioners, namely,; Mediatrix Masava as the National Coordinator and Mumbi Wambugu as the Assistant Coordinator. With the two ladies having other engagements in a bid to sustain themselves financially, it calls for courage, sacrifice and the love of peace to accept whole heartedly to be at the forefront of Creators of Peace Kenya. The two were given the blessings and the responsibility to take the Creators of Peace programme to the next level.

Thursday, 20 October, 2016

Creators of Peace was called to provide training to nine volunteers in their early twenties, from the 1st – 3rd June 2016. We were requested to capacitate and nurture them in mentoring by first understanding themselves and what they can give the juniors and their peers they train and care for during camps and at the youth club.

Tuesday, 11 October, 2016

The Africa Coordination Group (ACG) calls for nomination of new team members to serve on the Africa Coordination Group. This is also a notice of the forthcoming All Africa IofC Consultation that will take place from the 16 - 19 March 2017 in Cameroon.