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 […]
With a graduation cap on her head, “Ann” steps in front of the audience of peers, family and well wishers to give a quick demonstration of what she’s learned from her time with TICAH. She pulls a chair across the concrete, which scratches and creaks across the ground, and places it in the middle of […]
TICAH brought in 52 elders from Pokomo, Digo, Rabbai, Kauma, Chonyi, Maasai, Luo, Kikuyu, Kisii and Luhya. We were fortunate to be the host to these men and women, torture survivors, healers and cultural peace elders. On 19 May 2015 we held a ceremony at the peace path at the National Museum with all […]
This ceremony brought together 48 elders from 12 communities in Kenya, 18 from 14 clans of the Maa community, Luo, Kisii, Kikuyu, Rabbai, Digo, Giriama, Kauma, Ribe, Chonyi, Duruma and Pokomo. Also invited were youths, a Pwani University student leader and environmental club members. The workshop was flagged off by the Chairman of the Kwale […]
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 […]