9TH EDITION OF TEGLA LOROUPE MOROTO PEACE RACE HELD
The Tegla Loroupe Peace Foundation held the 9th edition of the Tegla Loroupe Moroto(Uganda) Cross-border Peace Race on 3rd of February 2017 to bring together many pastoralist communities to discuss peace and resolve new conflicts in the majorly pastoralist region of Karamoja.
TEGLA LOROUPE NAMED UN PERSON OF THE YEAR
Amb Tegla Loroupe has been named the UN Kenya Person of the year for for using her athletics prowess to promote peace building in conflict zones and for her leadership in ensuring refugee participation in the 2016 Olympic games for the first time in history
OUR PROGRAMMES HAVE CHANGED MANY LIVES
Many pastoralist people have adapted alternative means of livelihoods, embraced education and trade with other communites, with many children in pastoralist tribes going to school.
Many reformed warriors have been turned athletes–taking part in major track events within and outside Kenya. Several have embraced farming and many others educate their children.
FROM REFUGEES TO OLYMPIANS, AND AMBASSADORS OF PEACE
The Tegla Loroupe Peace Foundation gives refugees space, time, and facilities to train as athletes and hopefully become world champions in every competitive field of athletics.
PEACE – OUR CORE GOAL
HORN OF AFRICA REGION – WHY THERE IS RECURRENT CONFLICT
The Horn of Africa Region is known over the whole world for unending conflicts, hunger, child abuse, disease and extreme poverty. Communities are armed, while organized groups attack and steal from vulnerable tribes and people...
ENDING CATTLE RUSTLING IN BARINGO
Read about the conflict and our initiative to end it for good.
A conflict that has recurred over the past half century, evolving into a war over resources inflamed by proliferation of sophisticated arms and is now threatening to tear a region apart.