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Jacqueline Ndirangu

country coordinator

Brittany Haga

program officer
bhaga@pactworld.org

With support from Pact, communities along the Kenya-Ethiopia border work together to end raids, build peace

September 6, 2022
  It was a dangerous situation that could have ended very differently for communities along the Kenya-Ethiopia border that have long been at odds. In the spring, a group of Dassenach youth stole a...

Moyo Gems celebrates 3 years and many milestones

August 15, 2022
Cristina Villegas, Pact's mining director, speaks to National Jeweler about Moyo Gems' third anniversary, recent expansion and the way forward.

To build peace in the Horn of Africa, Pact focuses on climate change

June 2, 2022
As it is across much of the world, climate change is significantly affecting weather patterns across the Horn of Africa, resulting in more unpredictable rainfall and more extreme weather events,...

Blog series: Methods to inform responsive, community-led programming

March 18, 2022
This four-part blog series describes a core group of ‘good practices’ that Pact implemented in the Horn of Africa. The European Union Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF)-funded Regional Approaches for...

At Paris Fashion Week, luxury brand Repossi launches new jewelry collection with stones from Moyo Gems

March 8, 2022
To celebrate her 15th anniversary as artistic director of a major luxury jewelry brand, Gaia Repossi was looking for a meaningful and engaging statement. With a commitment to sustainability and...
Boys exercising in a field

A team effort: Coaching adolescent boys on the importance of respecting women and girls

December 8, 2021
Life at home and at school for Burki, an adolescent boy from Kenya, used to be contentious. He would often show a lack of respect for his parents and teachers and, according to his mother, toward...

Photo story: Peace dividends

September 21, 2021
Pact fosters community engagement in conflict management.
Deputy President William Ruto (left), Ethiopian Ambassador to Kenya Meles Alem (center) and EU Acting Ambassador and Head of Cooperation for Kenya Hubert Perr.

EU awards Pact €3 million to expand peacebuilding in East Africa

May 19, 2021
Pact has secured the support of a European Union grant for €3,137,520 to expand peacebuilding activities in Ethiopia and Kenya. The project, SEEK II, will address drivers of conflict,...
'Mama Amani' Elizabeth Kalany. (Credit: Kelah Kathure/Pact)

“Peace is an action of transformed thinking”: A community change agent in Kenya makes peace her life's work

February 25, 2021
Asked what she does for a living, Elizabeth Kalany’s answer is an emphatic, “My work is peace.” It is this selfless pursuit of togetherness and harmony that drives Mama Amani, as she is known in...
Samuel Lotiko, a SEEK youth boundary partner in Marsabit, Kenya. (Credit: Kelah Kathure/Pact)

Engaging youth to foster cross-border peace along the Kenya-Ethiopia border

February 25, 2021
Samuel Siyel Lotiko was seven years old when wrongly administered medication led to his total blindness. This life-altering incident meant he had to start school over again, just to learn braille....

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