Peace Pole Planting Ceremony in Rulindo – RWANDA


Dear friends of Shalom Educating for Peace

Please find attached a short description and photograph of our very meaningful Peace Pole Planting Ceremony in Rulindo District, Rwanda. This ceremony forms part of our long term involvement in the Gako Cell of Rulindo District where we are walking alongside that community as they work towards peace and reconciliation.

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With thanks again to the Goi Foundation in Japan, the mayor and district authorities of Rulindo, the National Unity and Reconciliation Commission, Linny and Leb Traubman, A Peace of Life, Canada/Rwanda, our guests from the US and Europe, the Rwandan media, members of the SEP board and the community of Gako Cell for this memorable occassion.

In peace,
Jean de Dieu Basabose, Cori Wielenga and Mary Coffman
Shalom Educating for Peace