White Ribbon Day at Amani Kenya

“Peace I leave with you; My peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.”

John 14:27

The following is a message from Cathie Burke, an administrator at Amani Kenya.

The Australian Embassy in Kenya kicked of “White Ribbon Day” at Amani Kenya today. God truly blessed the event and we are so thankful!

Australia Ambassador to Kenya, Geoff Tooth (middle) along with Ms. Tegla Loroupe, an award winning Kenyan runner and peace ambassador  (left)

After the event, Joyce gave seven of the white ribbon pins to the men working at Amani Kenya.

Kenyan and Australian men taking this oath, “I swear never to commit, excuse or remain silent about violence against women”

Thanks so much to Christine, Dorothy and all the Cafe staff for an incredible job with the breakfast buffet they served. We had been told to expect around fifty people but seventy five people joined us. We not only had enough food but every guest only had compliments of the Cafe.

The women of Amani ya Juu world-wide would also like to thank you,  Joyce for all your hard work. We are very thankful that Amani could be a voice of God’s peace for this campaign. We pray for continued blessings for the work of Amani globally and The White Ribbon Project as we work together as ambassadors of peace!

Would you like to learn more about The White Ribbon Project?

Check out their website and Facebook page. 


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s