#492 — Report on 11th HROC International Training — March 23, 2018

Participants, trainers, and staff at the February HROC International Training. Standing from the left to right, Egide (the cook), trainer Innocent, cook’s helper, trainer Solange, Catherine from Uganda, Nathalie from Uganda/USA, Stella from Uganda, Beth from South Kivu/USA. Squatting from right Lorraine from USA, Poline from Uganda with baby Esther, and Innocent from North Kivu. Missing from the picture are READ MORE

#490 — Crowdfunding through Global Giving — March 9, 2018

Friends Women’s Association           Transforming Community for Social Change Wikipedia definition: “Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet.” In the last few years Crowdfunding has become a popular method of raising funds for organizations. The Bududa Canada Foundation that supports READ MORE

#489 — The Rise of the Friends Women’s Association — March 2, 2018

Group photo of Friends Women’s Association members after their annual general assembly held at Kibimba on August 15, 2017 The Friends Women’s Association in Burundi has just issued a report on their work in 2017 which can be found at the following link: http://www.fwaburundi.com/friends-womens-association-newsletter-001/. Their work at the Ntaseka Clinic in Kamenge, Bujumbura includes the following: Women receiving contraceptives = READ MORE

#485 — Thanks for the Support in 2017 — February 2, 2018

Kenyan voters in Lumakanda waiting in line to vote, some for up to six hours, during the August 8 election. Update: The Healing and Rebuilding Our Communities-International (HROC-International) program has a new webpage at www.healingandrebuildingourcommunitiesinternational.wordpress.com. Please check it out and forward it to people whom you think might be interested in the HROC program. HROC-International also has a new facebook READ MORE

#484 — Morans Also Need to be Listened to — January 26, 2018

By Ezra Kigondu, Samburu Coordinator Alternatives to Violence Project (Kenya) – Trust Morans at the listening session in Samburu. Update: My January 1, 2016 Report from Kenya, Game Changer in the War against Terror, (see davidzarembka.com/2016/11/16/368-game-changer-in-the-war-against-terror-january-1-2016/), described how Muslims protected Christians in an attack by Al-Shabaab on a bus near the Kenya/Somali border. Some German film students have made this READ MORE

#483 — Naomi and Ruth — January 19, 2018

Picture of Moab, Jordan. Request for funds for follow-up day at Kericho Women’s Prison: On February 2, Resilient Woman of Africa plans a follow-up day with 15 released prisoners and 25 mentors who had previously taken the basic HROC workshop. The objective is to evaluate the Kericho program: What have the trainees done with the training? Has it been helpful to READ MORE