Fambul Tok trains #Peacemothers in Faada community, Bayakor section , Gbense chiefdom, Kono district, eastern Sierra Leone through the Strengthening Human Security Project funded by UNDP Sierra Leone and FAO Sierra Leone.
Fambul Tok head of the Peace Mothers Lilian Mors
ay describe the role of the peace mothers as critical in the stability and
development of the chiefdom.
‘Without peace we cannot achieve anything in our communities,
during wars and elections violence women suffer most. We have to plug in the leaks in the ‘community cup’ to avoid wastage in donor and development funds. As a community, FT believed that you have the answers for the challenges from within your communities’, she said.
Fambul Tok Field Officer Lucinda Kellie, facilitated sessions on good listening and conflict mediation. “As peace mothers you need to have integrity, impartial, apolitical and be a good role model in your communities. We in Fambul Tok have our values that we must strictly follow in order to win the trust of the community”, She said
The group elected their executive members after the training and formation and decided on a date for their next meeting.