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
Mama Caleb and Mama Faith unfurled a blanket in the shade of a tree and got to work on the quilt. The two women sat in silence for three hours while they meticulously beaded cloth swaths with impressive dexterity. “What is motivating me to make the quilt is this program and what it has done for my family,” Mama Faith said emotionally.
Lotit had traveled from his Samburu village to visit his daughter, Chebet, who was two days into CPI Kenya’s Peace Camp. When Chebet found her father leaning against his bike outside, she ran to him and started leading him by the hand towards the classroom. “I want you to meet my Pokot friend!” she exclaimed with elation.