PEACE AND STABILITY, HUMAN RIGHTS, DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE
Serving people with holistic development
Through the Peace and Livelihooods project, FPFK is implementing peacebuilding and livelihood interventions in West Pokot and Turkana Counties. The project is reaching out to the morans and militia groups in the two counties. They are being offered alternative livelihoods such as irrigated farming for horticulture, breeding exotic goats for milk, milling, and transport business.
FPFK has plans to expand to Isiolo, Samburu, Baringo and Marakwet areas.
FPFK is implementing projects in on peacebuilding and conflict management in various parts of the country. Through the Peace and Rights programme, addressing root causes of violent conflicts in Mt Elgon and Muhoroni region. programme is employs multiple approaches and strategies which include dialogues, mediations, Trainings, advocacy and networking to achieve her objectives; ensuring that Conflicts among groups and individuals are resolved amicably by identifying and ironing out the root causes of disagreements. As well, the programme works towards promoting the rights of women, the youth, children and indigenous peoples by building their capacity for self-advocacy, prejudice reduction and empowering target groups to participate in decision making at family, community and national levels.
The programme recently scaled up her peace efforts in Muhoroni cluster, the project seeks to address the root, proximate and trigger causes of regular inter – ethnic and violent conflicts in region. project seeks to address land and boundary conflicts; promote dialogue and prejudice reduction; increase citizen participation; conduct healing and reconciliation forums for victims and perpetrators to ensure that community is equipped with knowledge, skills and necessary structures established to undertake sustainable peace in Muhoroni cluster. The project directly engages women, youth as key rights holders and community elders, the government and politicians as key duty bearers in resolving conflicts. Different strategies are employed during the implementation of planned activities. They include; dialogue, workshops and seminars, TOT training, lobbying and advocacy. The overriding theory of the project is that; If there is deep reflection arising from true dialogue processes around conflict land and boundary issues, displacement, deep hatred; this process will lead to self-awareness on stereotyping, ethnic and political manipulations; futility of revenge; cost of conflict; then the realization that good interpersonal relationship and accountability is a choice by all actors.