Paz e coesão social através da construção da confiança e reconciliação em meio às divisões
IofC works for peace and social cohesion by building trust and reconciliation across divides
Thursday, 04 August, 2016
Alisi Waqainabete

"I believe that young women who are going through dark days of neglect and depression can overcome their problems if they see past the pain and understand that how you feel about yourself is what you allow yourself to feel." Reflections on Living Peace by Alisi Waqainabete from Fiji

Wednesday, 03 August, 2016
Ragnhild H. Østmo

"If real peace was to become alive and active in my life, I needed peace to somehow become part of my daily routine. That meant discipline and being truthful to my decision – even through uninspired periods and periods of no visible results." Reflections on Living Peace by Ragnhild H. Østmo from Norway

Thursday, 07 July, 2016
Hope in Järva

Following decades of worsening tensions, new possibilities are emerging in Järva, a multi-cultural area of Stockholm. Since March 2016, 'Hope in Järva' has run several dialogues in the community, plus two learning festivals, with the focus on inter-generational trust building.

Monday, 16 May, 2016
Nagaland-I-Care participants

‘Sense of responsibility is lacking, our failure in not helping them to build on this’, said Er. Petehetuo Miasalhou, principal of National Tool Room & Training Centre (NTTC) in an interaction with the IfL (Initiatives of Change for Life) team before the start of the ‘Nagaland-I-Care’ programme on 12 May. The IfL team, in collaboration with Pathfinders, were invited by the NTTC to conduct a one day programme with the students who are in their fourth and sixth semesters of their diploma course.

Monday, 25 April, 2016
Dialogue on learning to live together participants

Stephania Menezes reports on a two-day programme in Nagaland for approximately 30 young people, facilitated by a team from Initiatives of Change for Life.

Thursday, 24 March, 2016

The Creators of Peace team hopes to train 1000 women in Baringo County by the end of 2016 to be creators of peace in their lives and families. This follows the courageous and emotional apology by the Pokot women to the women of the other communities in Baringo County. In November 2015, the 'CoP Baringo Project' was launched in Kabarnet by Peace Ambassador, Mr Kosgei.

Tuesday, 22 March, 2016
Everyone is dancing on expression night

After the success of the Trust Building Camp in Jaya Pura Papua in January this year, Miftahul Huda received an invitation to facilitate a Trust Building Camp in Yogyakarta. It was held 26-28 February 2016 in Kaliurang Yogyakarta.

Monday, 21 March, 2016
Happy faces of participants

Miftahul Huda and his wife Nenden and their young son Damai recently returned from a Trust Building Camp in Jaya Pura Papua, which had provided a safe space for young Muslims and Christians to get to know each other.

Tuesday, 22 September, 2015
The ladies were excited to receive their certificates

On 18 August Creators of Peace Circle facilitators, Angie Katito and Adelaide Mhunduru, conducted follow up sessions for two Peace Circles held in Mkoba suburbs.

Monday, 01 June, 2015
Baringo reconciliation

As Mary, with 25 other Pokot women standing with her, asked for forgiveness for the pain that her tribe had inflicted on other tribes in Kenya, there was a deep silence in the room. Many women from the Pokot, Illchamus, Endorois and Tugens communities couldn’t hold back their tears. You could tell the apology was coming from the heart. You could also tell that it was breaking the chains of hatred and bitterness in the hearts of many women in the room.