Youth Addressing COVID-19, Peace and Security in Mombasa County

Inter-Religious Council of Kenya in partnership with Religions for Peace held several Maskani visits in Mombasa County, Nyali and Kisauni Sub counties in Katisha, Likoni Ferry, African Bar Boda Boda Base, African Bar Kongowea, Boda boda stage in Kiembeni, Homeboys Maeneo, and  Kwa Hero Mogokaa base. Maskani is a platform that brings youth together giving… Continue reading Youth Addressing COVID-19, Peace and Security in Mombasa County

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Called to Serve God and Humanity through Peace and Social Justice

“Service to God begins with serving humanity, for there is a great accomplishment in bringing people of different faiths to sit on the same table and speak with the same voice.” – Ven Silas Micheni. During the launch of Tharaka Nithi Interfaith Network 14th October, 2015 at Kathwana Primary School Grounds- Tharaka Nithi County. (Ven.… Continue reading Called to Serve God and Humanity through Peace and Social Justice

10 Percent Forest Cover Determination Increases On This Year’s World Forest Day.

By Anthony Blaize The Country should plant at least 2 billion tree seedlings in order to reach the expected 10 per cent forest cover by 2022, this is according to a recent Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) report. Currently, the forest cover stands at 7.2 per cent as stated by the Ministry of Environment and… Continue reading 10 Percent Forest Cover Determination Increases On This Year’s World Forest Day.

MY STORY: FAITH-BASED “DAY OF ACTION” FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE

SACRED PEOPLE, SACRED EARTH By DR. DHWANI SURA and VAIBHAVI SURA On the 11th March 2021, the largest ever faith-based ‘Day of Action for climate change occurred in over 40 countries globally. In Kenya, this event was organized by the Inter-Religious Council of Kenya, Environment and Climate Change program. On the ‘Day of Action’, members from… Continue reading MY STORY: FAITH-BASED “DAY OF ACTION” FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE

The Interfaith Experience; It is a Wrap

It has been 5 days…  So again, what is the Interfaith Experience? The Interfaith Experience a collaboration of Inter-Religious Council of Kenya, Kenya Community Support Centre and Mensen met een Missie, which had taken weeks to plan for had come to an end. An experiential program that had involved peace-builders from Tana River County they… Continue reading The Interfaith Experience; It is a Wrap

The Interfaith Experience; Bringing Stereotypes and Generalizations into the Light

Ever thought about your faith? What is it about your faith that unites different faiths?What is it about your faith that doesn’t accommodate other faiths? These are deep questions, which are not easy for many people. We all have different faiths and it defines who we are. The participants are seated in groups of their… Continue reading The Interfaith Experience; Bringing Stereotypes and Generalizations into the Light

The Interfaith Experience – Believing and Beliefs

Tuesday. We were once children, we had these innocent like personalities –sweet, good hearted, forgiving, trusting, generous, and accepting - then life happened! Day in day out life bullied us and without realizing it we slowly buried these attributes and we let life expectations, religion, culture and society shape and define us and suddenly were… Continue reading The Interfaith Experience – Believing and Beliefs

Addressing Mental Health among the Youth through Sports

Seventy-Five percent of Kenyans are youth, this is according to NPHS Report, 2017, and they are also the most susceptible to mental health challenges. Most young people are marginalized, excluded from decision-making and processes that directly influence their lives. This disempowerment makes the youth to be easily drawn into violent extremism, radicalization, and also misuse… Continue reading Addressing Mental Health among the Youth through Sports