On-going Programs

Justice that Heals Learning Community (II)

Justice that Heals Learning Community program is currently on going. It seeks to integrate elements of trauma healing and restorative justice in peacebuilding activities and Kenyan justice system through trainings. The program has being divided into two sessions, Learning Community (I) and (II) and is being implemented in partnership with Mennonite Central committee, Kenya (MCC).

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Women Peacebuilding Leadership Program

The new programme aims at offering scholarships to qualified Kenyan women from conflict affected communities to attend the Women Peacebuilding Leadership Programme at the Eastern Mennonite University.

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Garissa: Trauma Awareness and Resilience

On 2 April 2015, the Moi University campus in Garissa, Kenya, was attacked and under siege for 15 hours by a group of gunmen. In the end, 148 students were killed with at least 79 reported casualties including security forces, victims, and 4 gunmen.

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Daima Initiatives for Peace and Development - (DiPaD) is a non-profit organization in Kenya that aims at empowering and building the capacity of communities, to be able to pro-actively respond to social change.

Our main areas of action are capacity building, training, women and youth empowerment, on violence and advocacy, and practical research on the role of culture in Peacebuilding.


Vision - To create “An Informed and Resilient Society”

Mission - To Empower Communities through Training, Research and Leadership Development using Appreciative Inquiry (A.I) in attainment of Peace and Social Justice.


Organisational Motto - Empowering Communities for Social Change. Read more


Helping unknown heroes

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Police constable Lazarus Kimeu was among a rescue team of plain clothes policemen and civilians who went into the Westgate mall. DiPaD conducted a training for him and dozens of others... 

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We have worked with a number of both national and international partners in our programs.

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DiPaD is interested in attracting talented and motivated people who share our vision and core values.

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Our Commitment statement: Create a community that is self-reliant and committed to social justice.