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.
We gathered students together at Kenyatta University main campus on the 23/09/2016 for a film night. We watched the film, ‘Little Miss Nobody’ in which a young lady was fighting a man who held a big position and thought he could not be fought by the average citizen against corruption. We then had a discussion […]
TICAH in collaboration with Bayer Kenya and WOSWA participated in the University of Nairobi Lower Kabete Campus Contraception Day. This was to mark the World Contraception Day which takes place on September 26th every year. The annual worldwide campaign centers on a vision where every pregnancy is wanted. Launched in 2007, WCD’s mission is […]
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 […]
As with our previous calendars, the 2016 TICAH Community Calendar is designed to be used in classrooms, support group meetings, youth groups, community gatherings. The calendar theme is “healthy seeds/ mbegu njema.” Each month, the lead is a “healthy seed” (medicine, tenderness, humility, smile, culture, foresight, generosity, strength, responsibility, curiosity, friendship, reverence). Each month, […]
“Train a child in the way they should go, and when they grow older they will not depart from it” The backlash on the “condom for kids campaign” launched by President Uhuru is beyond inconceivable. This coming barely three days after the launch of the “No glove, No love” campaign in three universities in […]