Category Archives: Reflections

Reflections on some of the key concepts, processes, values, and lessons from Fambul Tok.

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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“Fambul Tok Day” Declared in Kono

000Since Fambul Tok kicked off its community reconciliation process in Sierra Leone, several clarion calls have been made on government by various people, including traditional leaders, to declare March 23 of every year a day of national reflection. Held on … Continue reading

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Stories from Koinadugu

000Excerpts from Fambul Tok Volunteer Sara Waldheim’s blog, Around the World with Sara. Follow her adventures here Easter in Kabala Easter Sunday presented a great opportunity to attend a church service, Sierra Leone style.  A Fambul Tok staff member, Rev. Emmanuel, … Continue reading

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Peacemakers Commemorate ‘March 23’ with Quiz and Bonfires

000March 23, 1991 is always remembered as a day of reflection. It was the day when the first shot was fired in the town of Bomaru, Upper Bambara chiefdom, Kailahun district, declaring war in Sierra Leone. To commemorate March 23rd … Continue reading

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Peace Mothers Journey—journal excerpts 2011-2013

000Originally written in 2011-12 by Fambul Tok volunteer Sara Waldheim Peace Mothers Journey: Village One, Koinadugu District It’s been almost three months since I arrived in Sierra Leone to serve as a volunteer with Fambul Tok. My road to Sierra … Continue reading

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