On-going Programs


Justice that Heals Learning Community (II)


Justice that Heals Learning Community program is currently on going. It seeks to integrate elements of trauma healing and restorative justice in peacebuilding activities and Kenyan justice system through trainings. The program has being divided into two sessions, Learning Community (I) and (II) and is being implemented in partnership with Mennonite Central committee, Kenya (MCC).


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Response to Westgate: Trauma Awareness and Resilience


From September 21st - 24th, a Nairobi luxury shopping mall was under siege by a group of gunmen. In the end, at least 60 people were killed, with at least 240 casualties including security forces, victims and gunmen, and some estimates run much higher.


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Women Peacebuilding Leadership Program


The new programme aims at offering scholarships to qualified Kenyan women from conflict affected communities to attend the Women Peacebuilding Leadership Programme at the Eastern Mennonite University.


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Welcome

Daima Initiatives for Peace and Development - (DiPaD) is a non-profit organization in Kenya that aims at empowering and building the capacity of communities to be able to proactively respond to social change.

Our main areas of action are capacity building, training, women and youth empowerment, on violence and advocacy, and practical research on the role of culture in Peace building.

Vision

To create “An Informed and Resilient Society”

Mission

To Empower Communities through Training, Research and Leadership Development using Appreciative Inquiry (AI) in attainment of Peace and Social Justice.

Organisational Motto

Empowering communities for social change. Read more

Partners

Partners

We have worked with a number of partners in our programs including: Mennonite Central Committee, EMU, Rural Women Peace Link, UNICEF KENYA...

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Work with us

Work with us

DiPaD is interested in attracting talented and motivated people who shares our vision and core values. We encourage interns and volunteers to apply for working with us.

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CURRENT ACTIVITIES

WOMEN LEADERSHIP TRAINING

June 2015 - A two short course was done in East Africa. Held at Lukenya Machakos County - Kenya

The Women Peacebuilders are currently doing their projects for submission to Eastern Mennonite University Virginia

December 2015 - The qualified Women Peacebuilders Graduation

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SEPTEMBER 2015

RETREATS

Village star - Community dialogue meetings - Tana River County.

Restorative Justice Conferences  - Migori County

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OCTOBER 2015

TRAININGS

Migori County - Training of TOTs

Court Users Committees (CUCs) - TOTs training 

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NOVEMBER - 2015

ACTIVITIES

Training of TOTs in Migori County. M/E and Annual Newsletter, NGO Board Returns. 

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DECEMBER 2015

ACTIVITIES

M/E, Annual newsletter and board meeting

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Our Commitment statement: Create a community that is self-reliant and committed to social justice.