Fakunya Peace Mothers Sectional Representatives
Fambul Tok Moyamba field officers, with support from African Transitional Justice Legacy Fund, facilitate Chiefdom Peace Mothers executive formation in Fakunya Chiefdom on Friday 26th February 2021.
Present at the executive formation were Peace Mothers representatives from all eleven sections in the chiefdom. The overall reason for having the Chiefdom executive includes but not limited to: strengthen the work of peace mothers groups, provide networking among other groups, supervise and monitor the activities of sectional groups.
The following Peace Mothers were elected in to executive positions:
- Mariama Turay- Chairlady
- Josephine Nyayepeh- Vice Chairlady
- Sandra M Sesay- Secretary
- Rebecca Lamin- Treasurer
The elected Chairlady, Mariama Turay, thanked Fambul Tok and partners for setting up the chiefdom Peace Mothers’ executive and promised that they will work diligently to bring peace and cohesion to their communities.
They agreed to meet at Maninga section on the 5th February 2021 for their first rotational meeting.
Fambul Tok, with support from African Transitional Justice Legacy Fund (ATJLF), facilitates truth-telling, healing and reconciliation ceremony at Gibina Section in Kongbora Chiefdom,
Gibina Truth-telling, Healing and Reconciliation at Bauya Court Barray
Moyamba district, southern SierraLeone on Thursday 25th February, 2021.
The truth-telling and healing ceremony was held to redress minor conflicts among section people. The reconciliation committee resolved a total of 7 cases. Notable among the cases was the one between Pa Samuel Nabieu who accused his late friend’s son, Lansana Koroma, of not talking to him for over a year. Responding to the allegation, Lansana Koroma said Pa Samuel Nabieu used to tarnish his character to his late father. He continued that because he did not want confrontation with Pa Nabieu that was why he kept to himself.
In the end, the community offered prayers for sanity in their section.
Fambul Tok on Wednesday 24th February facilitated the formation of Chiefdom Peace Mothers executive in Dasse Chiefdom, Moyamba district, southern Sierra Leone.
Peace Mothers’ Coordinator Elizabeth Yolimatu Kolugbonda facilitated the formation. She said the formation of the Chiefdom Peace Mothers’ executive was an effort to further strengthen the sectional groups. She acknowledged the difficulties women face in their various sections but encouraged them to stay united and dedicated. She added that they as peace mothers have a lot to offer to their communities and forming a chiefdom executive was a very important step towards fulfilling that role.
Dasse Peace Mothers Meet to form Chiefdom Executive
During the formation process the executive positions positions were distributed as follows:
- Grace Kalokoh – chairlady
- Ngadie Kamara – vice chairlady
- Musu A Kajua – secretary
- Mamie Koroma – Treasurer
Groups gave updates on their sectional activities. Peace Mothers’ representatives from Taninihun Gomoh section Musu A Kajua said their group has 25 bushels of rice and gives seed loans to members on interest. She added that they have Le 5,253,000 at hand from paid labor and contributions.
Madam Grace Kalokoh, the elected chairlady, said she started working with Fambul Tok in 2016 and that she was an example of the numerous women empowered by the organization in the many national conferences she attended. She called for unity among members. Their first rotational meeting is on the 5th March at Domboma section.