Who we are: Initiatives of Change (IofC) is a world-wide movement of people of diverse cultures and backgrounds, who are committed to the transformation of society through changes in human motives and behaviour, starting with their own.
Purpose: We work to inspire, equip and connect people to address world needs, starting with themselves, in the areas of trustbuilding, ethical leadership and sustainable living.
The Creators of Peace team had the privilege of facilitating its first ever Peace Circle (PC) in the Afrikaans speaking Noordgesig area from the 13th – 15th April 2016. Nine unemployed young women attended the Circle which took place at the Methodist Church of Southern Africa.
Twenty One participants from the Kiserian community recieved the Creators of Peace training for three days 16-18 Aprl 2016. Over this period they began their journey of healing and took first steps to accept some of their painful experiences while searching for solutions within through the powerful tool of story sharing.
Kipcherere village one of the remotest areas of Baringo County, hosted 21 woman on the 2-3 March 2016 for a Creaters of Peace. The participants had been invited from ten women’s groups in the area, with each group bringing two representatives and one other sent by the area Assistant Chief.
The government and people of Baringo County in Kenya continue to transform with Initiatives of Change at the heart of its transformation through the programmes, Creators of Peace and the Land and Security Dialogue.
For Four days, representatives of 12 African countries embarked on a training and retreat in Ikoyi City, Lagos, Nigeria. The African Coordination Group led the process of skill deelopment based on a questionnaiire each Country filled to identify the geratest need in their teams..
In an area is characterized by cattle rustling entangled with conflicts and violence. Many of the participants had never heard of reflections or inner peace and that meant that they really took the practice very seriously.