The African Great Lakes Initiative (AGLI) of the Friends Peace Teams
strengthens, supports, and promotes peace activities at the grassroots
level in the Great Lakes region of Africa (Burundi, Congo, Kenya, Rwanda,
Tanzania, and Uganda). To this end, AGLI responds to requests from local
religious and non-governmental organizations that focus on conflict management,
peace building, trauma healing, and reconciliation. AGLI sponsors Peace
Teams composed of members from local partners and the international community.