The Medicine Wheel program is hosted by the Trust for Indigenous Culture and Health (TICAH) in Nairobi, Kenya. It honors indigenous knowledge, music, medicine, and ceremonies, aiming to sow the seeds of peace.
MAMA is a two-year programme running to August 2018. MAMA aims to strengthen collaborative relationships between all groups of grassroots activists working to expand access to medical abortion. MAMA will improve dissemination of information about the potential of medical abortion at the community level in African countries. Read more on the https://womenhelp.org/en/blog
TICAH has completed the Mahali pa Umoja (Unity Place) labyrinth at Uhuru Gardens! It is a place for contemplative practices, for celebrating our differences and uniting over our similarities. The space is now open for all to enjoy. Please stop by and have a look and walk the labyrinth. For more pictures from this installation […]
In October 2015, elders from twelve tribes in Kenya came together with a common goal of peace. Here the elders came to share their experience on how they solve disputes in their different communities. Each community had different ways to restore peace according to the discussion. The uniqueness in these cultures is that each community […]
International Stone Sculptures Symposium African art involving rock or stone carving has existed in Africa for several centuries, having been handed down from one generation to another. In Kenya, rock carving has existed among the Kisii people of Gucha South District for more than a century. This was the 3rd symposium to be held […]
Remarkable ceremony uniting different cultures Initiated by Shinnyo-en, a Buddhist denomination originally established in Japan, a Prayer for World Peace was held on September 14, together with Andean faith leaders, Christian priests, civic leaders and local musicians, at Saksaywaman in Cusco, Peru.
Raise Your Voices Not The Sea Level Theme: “Small Islands and Climate Change” The representatives of different institutions gave speeches reminding each person to exercise their social responsibility in caring for the environment. The participants had the chance to visit Medicinal Shield Garden, Kaya ya Mto and Peace Path a place that […]
Community members learning about womens’ health TICAH organized and had 60 training of trainers’ activities in Nyanza (Homabay, Kisii, Migori and Mbita counties), Rift Valley (Eldoret and Iten counties) and Central (Kirinyaga, Muranga and Meru counties). The training focused on reduction of maternal mortality. We started with values clarification exercises making sure that […]
Community elders held a ceremony at the Labyrinth TICAH brought eight elders from different cultures in East Africa together: the Baganda from Uganda, Luo and Maasai from Kenya. The elders were welcomed to the Labyrinth by the Kibera Women’s Peace Choir. They performed blessings using art and artefacts to symbolise the connections and […]
Awareness raising activities to let people know about available service Aunty Jane held hotline awareness activities in Majengo, Kibera, Korogocho, Viwandani and Kawangare. The number was shared to create awareness and inform community members of Aunty Jane services. Creative and fun activities including music, comedy and dances were used to inform community members of Aunty […]