For about 25 years, South Sudan fought for independence. During this time, a generation grew up who learned to resolve conflicts with arms. In 2011, the country got its independence and the vast majority longed for peace. However, conflicts between clans and tribes do not simply change by signing peace agreements.
A quite similar situation do people face in the east of DRC. Since colonialism the area suffers from looting, displacement and violence. Yet, peace is fundamental to overcome famine, promote education and for any sustainable development.
In order to bring peace to the grassroots, healing of inner wounds, striving for justice in love and safety are needed. Those factors again open a possibility for the process of forgiveness. Network East Africa is committed with friends and local partners …