Mothers and Children Cooperate for Peace

August 1, 2008

Nairobi, Kenya - As part of its ongoing program to embrace vulnerable children, Global Peace Festival-Kenya sponsored a Mother and Child Cooperation for Peace event on August 1 at the Thomas Barnados Children's Home in Nairobi.

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Clearing Garbage from the Nairobi River

July 12, 2008

Nairobi, Kenya - News of the Global Peace Festival in Paraguay swept through many communities in Kenya as the nation prepares to host her first GPF, August 29 to 31. On July 12, volunteers cleared trash from a 300-meter length of the Nairobi River. Dozens of partner agencies, hundreds of volunteers, and various government offices pooled their efforts to restore this landmark.

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A Day for Peace in Kenya

March 19, 2008

In a response to the recent crisis in Kenya, UPF-Africa brought together a group of 800 leaders of Kenyan society at the Kenyatta International Conference Center in Nairobi to urgently consider how the core vision, principles, and programs of UPF might contribute to a peaceful resolution.

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Working for Reconciliation and Forgiveness

March 14, 2008

Kenya has 42 ethnic groups and over 42 local dialects. The diverse tribes have coexisted and thrived in the country for many years. In her four decades of independence since 1963, Kenya had never experienced the kind of turmoil that befell the nation after the announcement of the results of the disputed general election.

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Call for Peace Education

February 6, 2008

Leaders of several denominations and religions in Kenya called for unity and trust among all communities at a prayer rally organized by UPF-Kenya in Uhuru Park in downtown Nairobi on February 6, 2008.

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American Clergyman Brings Peace Message to Mombasa

November 1, 2006

Mombasa, Kenya - A rally to communicate the UPF peace message was held at the Summerlink Hotel in Mombasa. The strikingly diverse interreligious audience included the leaders of the Hindu council, imams, sheikhs, bishops, pastors and government representatives.

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Peace Rally Held in Mombasa

October 14, 2006

Mombasa, Kenya - A rally took place on October 14 to deliver the UPF peace message in Mombasa, the second largest city in the country.

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Peace Tour Builds UPF in Kenya

July 19, 2006

Nairobi, Kenya - Mrs. Sun Myung Moon and members of her family in Nairobi on July 18 to deliver the UPF peace message. Their welcome party included Rev. Eiji Tokuno, chair of UPF-Africa, Rev. Mwalagho Kililo, Secretary General of UPF-Africa, national leaders, and several Ambassadors for Peace.

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N.O. Rasput: Islam Is a Religion for Every Woman

January 2, 2006

Islam is a religion for every woman, and every right given under the Shar’iah (Islamic law) is a right for every woman, whether Muslim or not Muslim. So according to Islam, a non-Muslim woman can claim the rights in the Qur’an because God made that law for all mankind.

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Peace Tour Inaugurates UPF in Kenya

November 16, 2005

Nairobi, Kenya - A host of guests waving flags and singing traditional songs greeted Rev. Chung Hwan Kwak who came to Kenya to inaugurate the Universal Peace Federation and give the founder's peace message..

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RYS Runs East Africa Project in Kenya

April 24, 1991

Nairobi, Kenya—The RYS contracted an RYS alumni to organize and help run a project in Kenya. Participants after an orientation in Nairobi went to a Massei home area where they did work on the grounds, fenced areas for grazing and did restoration work on some buildings.

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RYS Builds School in Kenya

June 1, 1987

Western Kenya—In hopes to learn how to work efficiently in Africa the IRFF and RYS combined to set up a smaller regional project which could benefit the local community while serving as a training ground for future activites.

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