Friends Church Peace Team Alternatives to Violence Workshop

July 8 – July 12

Participate in a 3-day Alternatives to Violence basic workshop in a mixed group of African and non-African participants. Get to know local AVP practitioners who are living out their faith through peacebuilding in contentious communities. Meet and hear the testimonies of former guerilla fighters who have become peace leaders through the work of Friends Church Peace Team. Suitable for those who have no prior experience with AVP, as well as those who are familiar with AVP and want to learn about how it is lived in the Kenyan context.

Start date: 8 July 2020, departing from the airport hotel in Nairobi after breakfast.

End date: 12 July 2020, arriving at the Triennial venue in time for registration.

The latest date on which you should plan to arrive in Nairobi is 7 July.

Cost: $490

Cost includes:

·       Airfare from Nairobi to Kisumu

·       Four nights stay at the workshop venue

·       All ground transportation

·       All meals

·       Bottled water

·       All activities

·       All tips

Cost does not include:

·       Offerings at worship services

Lodging: Bishop Stam or similar (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bishop-Nicholas-Stam-Pastoral-and-Animation-Centre/1561322994104170)

Leaders: Getry Agizah, Coordinator of Friends Church Peace Team and the AVP leadership team

Minimum/maximum number of participants: no minimum, 15 non-Africans maximum

To learn more, see https://avp.international/

Register here