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Women attending SPI help heal their communities in Africa

Hunger. Child soldiers. Orphaned children raising siblings. Such tragedies might readily connote despair – but not to three African women who studied this year at EMU’s Summer Peacebuilding Institute. ...More

Learners from 35 nations gather for peacebuilding institute

By Chris Edwards They turned to greet neighbors, each invited to speak in his or her native language. Many said “Hello”; a few, “Hola!” or “Bonjour.” Sebastian Bukenya, a young Roman Catholic priest from Uganda, asked, “Oli otya!” (in the Luganda language, “How are you?”). The mood among these 84 visitors from 35 nation ...More

Peacebuilder Focuses on Alumni Work in Kenya

The Fall / Winter issue of Peacebuilder, CJP’s alumni magazine, digs deep into the post-election violence in Kenya and the experiences of alumni in the field all over the world. Read more… ...More

Faith, not fear, in missionary couple’s move to Kenya

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EMU Presentation Examines Kenya Crisis

Jan Jenner “Rocks in the Road,” a presentation with discussion on the recent post-election crisis and peace efforts in the east African nation of Kenya will be held 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in room 123 of the seminary building. ...More

A Goat for Everyone

A Goat for Everyone   BY BLAKA ABEE ...More

Declining Numbers Fewer Foreign Students in Area

An international student from Kenya, works as a catering employee at Eastern Mennonite University. Photo by Michael Reilly by Jeff Mellott, Daily News-Record Securing a student visa to study in the United States alre ...More

Widow of Nairobi Bombing Helps Others Heal

Doreen Ruto from Nairobi, Kenya, now a student in EMU’s Conflict Transformation Program, tells her story at a Summer Peacebuilding Institute luncheon meeting. Ph ...More

From Kenya With Love

Family and friends join Geoffrey Sakuda (center) following his graduation from Eastern Mennonite University on Sunday. Sakuda, who is from the Ngong ...More