Peace Summit Day 1

April 14, 2009

PEACE SUMMIT – DAY 1

After the registration, the delegates proceeded to several workshops that copy-of-p4135435were running parallel with different speakers handling different topics like:

Rev. Felicien Nemeyimana – Trauma healing and psychosocial support.

Hope Mumbi – Dangers of negative ethnicity.

Smith Mather – Gender based violence

Muema Ndungo – Tribalism

The participants were involved in praise and worship, small groups discussions, fellowship and swallow ship. The puppets marked the end of the day with a skit on what leads to post election violence and several dances for entertainment.

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PEACE SUMMIT COMMENCES

April 14, 2009

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THE PEACE SUMMIT COMMENCES.

The US delegates are amazed at how the registration process is moving on swiftly. Tones of Kenyan youths turned up to be part of the great event that is set to be opened in style by the Youths and Sports minister Professor Helen Sambili. The US delegates have come to share with the Kenyan youths on matters of peace following the post election violence in (2007- 2008) which affected most youths and the country at large.

The summit under the theme Embrace peace, fulfill dreams is set to run through the whole week and to touch on matters relating to peace and how youths can be involved. The event sponsored by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America has drawn over 200 youths from THE PEACE SUMMIT COMMENCE.