#298 — World Population will not Reach 12 Billion — Sept 23, 2014

__________________________________________________________ African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams Report from Kenya #298 – September 23, 2014 World Population will not Reach 12 Billion in 2010. __________________________________________________________   In the space of one hundred and seventy-six years the Lower Mississippi has shortened itself two hundred and forty-two miles. That is an average of a trifle over one mile and READ MORE

#297 — Murder in Kamenge — September 19, 2014

__________________________________________________________ African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams Report from Kenya #297 – September 19, 2014 Murder in Kamenge __________________________________________________________ Murder in Kamenge September 14, 2014 By Amy Marsico, AGLI Extended Service Volunteer    Note: The latest issue of PeaceWays-AGLI has just been mailed out. It is titled “AGLI’s Peacebuilding in Rwanda, 20 years After the Genocide.” This READ MORE

#296 — Observations from Trip to Rwanda and Burundi — September 12, 2014

__________________________________________________________ African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams Report from Kenya #296 – September 12, 2014 Observations from Trip to Rwanda and Burundi __________________________________________________________ Note: Next year AGLI and HROC-Rwanda will be conducting two additional Healing and Rebuilding Our Community facilitator trainings in Rwanda. The dates are February 8 to 28, 2015 and July 19 to August 8, READ MORE

#295 — Fear Not For I, the Lord, Am with You — September 5, 2014

__________________________________________________________ African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams Report from Kenya #295 – September 5, 2014 Fear Not For I, the Lord, Am with You. __________________________________________________________   Fear Not for I, the Lord, Am with You. A visit to meet the Sabaot Land Defense Force in Chepkurkur, Mt Elgon   A Report by Getry Agizah, Coordinator Friends Church READ MORE

#292– Report from Central Africa — July 16 , 2014

__________________________________________________________ African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams Report from Kenya #292 – August 16, 2014 Report from Central Africa __________________________________________________________               I am on a three week tour of Rwanda and Burundi and it has been my custom to report items of interest that I learn about on my tour. Today I have two items to READ MORE

#291 — Eye Operation — August 8, 2014

__________________________________________________________ African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams Report from Kenya #291 – August 8, 2014 Eye Operation __________________________________________________________             On Tuesday, July 29, I had cataract surgery in my right eye at the Friends Church Sabatia Eye Hospital, founded only in 1996, and about two and a half hours from our home. For the last few READ MORE

#290 — HROC in New Hampshire — August 1, 2014

__________________________________________________________ African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams Report from Kenya #290 – August 1, 2014 HROC in New Hampshire __________________________________________________________ Note: Peacebuilding en las Americas (PLA) is a sister program to AGLI as part of the Friends Peace Teams. It does similar work in Central America and Colombia. Due to the controversy over the many unaccompanied minors READ MORE

#289 — Results from Survey — July 24, 2014

__________________________________________________________ African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams Report from Kenya #289 – July 24, 2014 Results from Survey __________________________________________________________ I am sure that I was more anxious than you were to see the results of the Reports from Kenya survey, but I think you might be interested in the feedback. In the last week, 75 people have READ MORE

#288 — Survey — July 17, 2014

__________________________________________________________ African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams Report from Kenya #288 – July 18, 2014 Report from Kenya Survey __________________________________________________________ Later Comment: As I developed the survey on the free part of SurveyMonkey and then began sending it out, I learned that I could only send it to 100 people on the list and I have 1044 READ MORE

#287 — Kenya at War — July 11, 2014

__________________________________________________________ African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams Report from Kenya #287 – July 11, 2014 Kenya at War __________________________________________________________ I was born during World War II, although I can’t remember anything about it. During my life, the United States has been almost perpetually at war and continually preparing for the next wars. In 1962-63 my uncle, who READ MORE