#318 — Moral Ambiguity — February 6, 2015

__________________________________________________________ African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams Report from Kenya #318 – February 6, 2015 Moral Ambiguity __________________________________________________________ Note: Getry Agizah, the Coordinator of the Friends Church Peace Teams in Kenya, will be doing a speaking tour in the US in April/May. If you have an engagement for her, please contact me at dave@aglifpt.org. Here is her READ MORE

#317 — Scaling Up: A Clinic in Transition — January 30, 2015

__________________________________________________________ African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams Report from Kenya #317 – January 30, 2015 Scaling Up: A Clinic in Transition __________________________________________________________ WORKCAMPS 2015 — AGLI is sponsoring intergenerational workcamps in Rwanda & Kenya, Saturday, June 20 to Saturday, July 25. Workcampers will build an enlarged children’s peace library in Rwanda and expand a peace center on READ MORE

#316 — HROC Expansion to Nigeria — January 23, 2015

__________________________________________________________ African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams Report from Kenya #316 – January 23, 2015 HROC Expansion to Nigeria __________________________________________________________ AGLI is on Facebook! CONTROL CLICK HERE to “like” us and see frequent updates about AGLI’s activities. Right now we have 203 “likes” and we would like to reach 500. ***** PeaceQuest2015: Friends Peace Teams will be READ MORE

#315 — Emergency Response in Kakuma Refugee Camp — January 16, 2015

__________________________________________________________ African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams Report from Kenya #315 – January 16, 2015 Emergency Response in Kakuma Refugee Camp __________________________________________________________ Emergency Response in Kakuma Refugee Camp By Getry Agizah and Peter Serete   Peter Serete in front of freshly dug graves of those killed in the violence. “Thank you for your daring to be part READ MORE

#314 — Enclosure — January 9, 2015

__________________________________________________________ African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams Report from Kenya #314 – January 9, 2015 Enclosure __________________________________________________________ Below my report is a scene from Shakespeare’s Macbeth illustrating moral injury. Note: Kathy Railsback and Ron Lubungo have written an excellent report on how they introduced HROC to South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, last year. The report READ MORE

#313 — Four “Machines” from Our House and Farm — January 2, 2015

__________________________________________________________ African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams Report from Kenya #313 – January 2, 2015 Four “Machines” from Our House and Farm __________________________________________________________ When Gladys and I moved to Kenya in March 2007, I had a cultural problem. When I went into the kitchen to turn on the gas stove to re-heat my tea, all the females READ MORE

#312 — Moral Injury and Other Notes — December 26, 2014

ups.com __________________________________________________________ African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams Report from Kenya #312 – December 26, 2014 Moral Injury and Other Notes __________________________________________________________ During my last speaking tour in the US, I ended up at Earlham School of Religion where I learned of a new concept, “moral injury,” that fits well into the work AGLI does in east READ MORE

#312 — Moral Injury and Other Notes — December 26, 2014

__________________________________________________________   African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams Report from Kenya #312 – December 26, 2014 Moral Injury and Other Notes   __________________________________________________________             During my last speaking tour in the US, I ended up at Earlham School of Religion where I learned of a new concept, “moral injury,” that fits well into the work AGLI READ MORE

#311 — Great News for HROC! –December 19, 2014

__________________________________________________________   African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams Report from Kenya #311 – December 19, 2014 Great News for HROC! __________________________________________________________   My postings last Friday was Florence Ntakarutimana’s report on the work she has done in introducing HROC to the Central African Republic. You can read her report (with pictures) on this initiative at aglifpt.org/rfk/?p=406.   READ MORE

#310 — Trauma Healing Program in the Central African Republic — Dec 12, 20

@googlegroups.com __________________________________________________________   African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams Report from Kenya #310 – December 12, 2014 Community Based Trauma Healing Program in the Central African Republic   __________________________________________________________ Finally there should be no reason for not standing together for healing and reconciliation. Neither religions nor ethnicities should not be reasons to kill one another. Chrisostome led READ MORE