Over the last six months, the Community Peace Museums Heritage Foundation has been engaging young people in Primary and Secondary schools in peace clubs activities. The project is a collaborative project with the Cross Cultural Foundation of  Uganda Heritage clubs. Young people who are below 21 years, from Uganda or Kenya, and passionate about culture, peace and unity are encouraged to participate in this cross-border Heritage Competition which is intended to encourage young people in Kenya and Uganda to express their passion for cultural heritage and how it contributes to peace and unity. We have 100 peace clubs participating in Kenya. These peace clubs also engage in debates to promote peace, unity and national cohesion. The theme of the debates is Cultural Diversity or Unity what makes us Stronger. Our peace clubs activities are ongoing in Machakos, Embu, Tharaka, Narok, Kajiado, Kakamega and Kisii.
To participate, young people are encouraged to draw, paint or make a 3-minute video demonstrating a cultural practice (e.g. a ceremony, ritual, folk tale, etc.) which you know brings peace and unity. They are also engaged to mention the name of the practice and explain how it contributes to peace and unity in your community.
Soon, two teams of cultural experts from Kenya and Uganda will select the best entries which will be used to produce the 2019 East African Cultural Heritage Calendar.
Winners will be awarded prizes during a high-profile ceremony in Kampala, Uganda, in December 2019

Photos of Peace Club Event

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