May 27, 2009
The Rwanda delegation has already put their heads together, writing this thoughtful report on their experience at the summit, and what they plan to do with what they have learned.
NAIROBI PEACE SUMMIT April 09 Report
- Plan to share information/ knowledge obtained with the young people who didn’t get the opportunity to attend the summit.
- Strive to train for a strong leadership among youth in the Church.
- Strengthen income-generating projects.
- Start art and entertainment department.
- Restart anti AIDS clubs in all LCR parishes.
- Start children project ( Sunday school- Lutheran kid’s corner).
- Start fund raising for projects.
- Apply for a grants
May 3, 2009
1st May, 2009 Jerusalem, Nairobi– The peace Summit participants from around Nairobi met to establish strategies of continued work on peace. Meeting under the leadership of the Peace Summit peer-review chairperson Shem Kalafa, they emphasized on the need to step-up campaigns for peace around Nairobi.
The meeting of the twenty youth from various organizations comes barely two weeks after the conclusion of the Kenya Youth peace summit held in Nairobi’s Lenana school, which brought together more than 200 youth from 7 countries to deliberate and reflect on issues of peace in Eawst Africa and the entire region.
‘The Summit brought us together at a time we didnt know each other, taught us great things now (we) are a family”- narrated Mugo, one of the convenors of the meeting from KELC. He added that the ignited energy for peace should not be let to cool, and urged member to develop joint activities. The meeting resolved to embark on rigorious peace campaigns especially within the Nairobi slums (affected most during the 2007 post-election violence).
‘lets stand in solidarity with our friend Edwin, visit him show him love’- Lamented Mugo on the unfortunate incident which left one participant injured after the peace summit procession.
Prior to this meeting, the peace summit Media team members under the stewardship of Victor Agandi from Diaconia Comapassionate Ministry met in Nairobi and developed constution meant to govern the establishment of ‘The peace Journal’, a publication born at the Nairobi summit. The media members have vowed to continue producing the peace journal as a monthly publication to beef-up information sharing among Kenyans.
In related development, the peer review is working round the cloak to release the proposal fill-up forms for phase two of the peace summit initiative which will give small grants to various groups for income generation activities.