Beneficiary Profiles, Conflict Resolution

Meetings of Former Friends and Former Enemies

Young men sat under one of the few acacia trees that bordered the Lenkima Primary School.  Deep in the territory controlled by the Turkana community, these Samburu Morans (warriors) seemed tense and tightly grouped together.  Meanwhile, passing villagers, keeping their distance, came to me to ask in a barely intelligible mix of Turkana and Swahili,… Continue reading Meetings of Former Friends and Former Enemies

Beneficiary Profiles, Social Transformation

A Seed for Prosperity and Family

Over three years ago, Children Peace Initiative Kenya (CPI) came to Baragoi to begin a peace program.  The conflict between people of the Samburu and Turkana ethnicities was very much still active (as it is now), and the need for an innovative peace program was apparent.  While the program began with great promise, a funding… Continue reading A Seed for Prosperity and Family

Beneficiary Profiles

Immediate Friends – The Power of Children and Fun

As we get older, making new friends can be hard.  We become fixed in our ways, we think we know who we are and who is worth our time, and we actively try to avoid the pain of our past.  Children are different.  Like raindrops rolling down an umbrella, bad experiences are easily forgotten in… Continue reading Immediate Friends – The Power of Children and Fun