This article explores the peacebuilding contribution of the National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK), following the post-2007 election violence in Kenya. Faith-based organizations are increasingly taking an active role in peacebuilding in conflict prone and affected societies. The paper presents research findings that the NCCK perceived that it was positively involved in areas of humanitarian assistance and building of bridges among communities divided by the violence. The paper contextualizes the triggers or the causes of the post-election violence in Kenya after the December 2007 elections and offers suggestions for peaceful co-existence.
faith-based peacebuilding, humanitarian assistance, Kenya, land reform program, post-election violence, religion
Githigaro, John Mwangi
"Faith-Based Peacebuilding: A Case Study of the National Council of Churches of Kenya,"
Peace and Conflict Studies: Vol. 19:
1, Article 4.
Available at: https://nsuworks.nova.edu/pcs/vol19/iss1/4