“Tolerance isn't about not having beliefs. It's about how your beliefs lead you to treat people who disagree with you.” ― Timothy Keller If we are to love our neighbors and the community around us then it is imperative that we have a dialogue on things that separate us such as our faith, belief or… Continue reading Changing Intolerance Narratives through Interfaith Youth Dialogue in Mombasa County
“Baringo is one of the largest counties in Kenya with numerous challenges affecting the residents mostly the young people. The youth within the county have tried to come together to fight challenges such as insecurity and drug abuse that is fast rising, this has been hindered by lack of support,” – MC Toroh 25th November… Continue reading Using Sports by Baringo County Youth to Curb Idleness and Substance Abuse
By Cidella Kariuki Sujata Kotamraju, HCK National Secretary General signing the Peace and Cohesion declaration In a meeting facilitated by the Inter-Religious Council of Kenya on 11th June 2021, alongside heads and members of various Religious Coordinating Bodies, saw a consultation and deliberation on the course of action to be taken towards reinforcing peace and… Continue reading Senior Religious Leaders in Kenya commit to secure the sanctity of places of worship from divisive politics
January 4th 2021 was the day that the president had directed all parents to take back their children to school. Prior to that, the schools had been closed since March 2020, and the COVID-19 pandemic had immensely affected many families across the Country. When the president announced that children should go back to school many… Continue reading Kenya: Religious Leaders Setting the Pace through Back to School Campaigns
IRCK Newsletter is Inter-Religious Council of Kenya activities of the thematic program areas; Peace and Governance, Environment and Climate Change and Health and Social Well-Being.
Back-to-School-SIR-ReportDownload EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This Social Intelligence Report for January, 2021, provides findings of the progress made in the implementation of policies, programmes and projects supporting education that are aimed at making quality learning for all possible. The report provides feedback on the performance of learning institutions in the five counties, with specific attention to making… Continue reading Social Intelligence and Reporting Report on COVID-19 and School Re-Opening
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
“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
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.
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