Author Archives: Libby Hoffman

About Libby Hoffman

Libby Hoffman is the President of Catalyst for Peace, Producer of Fambul Tok (the film), and a co-founder of the Fambul Tok program.

John Caulker’s TV interview on community led Ebola response efforts

000In this powerful 2-part interview on NewsMaxTV, John Caulker identifies the missing dimension in Ebola response in Sierra Leone – mobilizing communities and ordinary people to lead. He talks about the leadership role rural women are taking in sensitizing their communities … Continue reading

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In Ebola response, let’s also think LONG TERM and LOCAL

000As the Ebola crisis has unfolded in Sierra Leone (and West Africa, and beyond), the pull to the urgent is strong.  And rightfully so – everyone wants to act swiftly and effectively to stop the spread of the disease, as … Continue reading

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Announcing new short film on Peace Mothers

000The women of Sierra Leone suffered uniquely during the 11-year civil war, yet they are now leading the way to peace in their country. Calling themselves “Peace Mothers” their courageous example is inspiring others around the world and illuminating a … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Values

000Like most organizations, Fambul Tok has a list of values to which it subscribes, and that it works to consistently fulfill.  Unlike many organizations in practice, however, it defines the living out of those values as one of the, if … Continue reading

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Kailahun District takes full ownership of Fambul Tok

000On February 13, 2013, people gathered in chairs under a grove of trees on the outskirts of Kailahun town, the capital city of Kailahun District, to talk about Fambul Tok in their district, in a virtual repeat of the scene … Continue reading

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