Afternoon Programme A Day with Dekha: Celebration of a Mother, Woman and Peace-worker

Tomorrow’s Afternoon Programme

A Day with Dekha: Celebration of a Mother, Woman and Peace-worker

Saturday 10th September 2011, 2-5pm, Louis Leakey Auditorium, National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi

Convened by the Friends of Dekha Ibrahim Abdi, the Dekha Ibrahim Trust

with the support of PACT and Oxfam

Intention

1. To encourage Kenyans to emulate her life and dreams as a mother, woman and peace-worker and the impact that she has on Kenya, Africa and the world

2. To capture her story and use it to inspire a new generation of peace-builders in our schools and communities

3. To raise funding to meet the schooling and well-being of her children

Programme Moderator Irũngũ Houghton

2.00 National anthem

The early years and Dekha the mother

Three insights by Apollo Mohamed, Fatuma Abdul-Kadir & Kaltuma Hassan

Poem – Hussein Ahmed, Wajir

2.45 Building peace in Wajir and in Kenya

Three insights by Hon. Mohamed Elmi, Fatuma Hassan, Ozonnia Ojielo,

Poem – Ndungi Githuku, peoples artivist

3.30 Building peace in Africa and elsewhere in the world

Three insights by Sue Williams, George Gathara, John Paul Lederach and Emma Watson

Poem – Ndungi Githuku, peoples artivist

4.30 Looking and carrying Dekha’s ideas forward

Dr Omar Farah – Realising the dream of the Wajir Peace University

Hon. Maalim Mohamed, Assistant Minister for Energy

5.00 Close

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