Plans for 2006:
With AVP-Rwanda AGLI will continue with the program begun in November
2005 to conduct 20 AVP workshops in the "hot-spot" area of
Nyamata. With AVP-Goma and AVP-Rwanda, AGLI will conduct international
AVP workshops with half the participants from Goma, Congo and half from
The main effort for the year with HROC-Rwanda will be to develop a two-step
training program in partnership with the program in Burundi to develop "Healing
Companions." Twenty-four local Rwandans will be trained in a two
week training to conduct HROC workshops and a second one-week training
to learn how to council traumatized individuals. The program will develop
a training manual for this that can be used in other situations HROC-Rwanda
will also develop the Healing Companion model in the Ruhengeri area.
They will also conduct workshops for traumatized students, HIV positive
women, survivors of the genocide, and women with husbands in prison
AGLI will continue the workcamps with Rwanda Yearly Meeting building
classrooms for the street children's program.
With the Friends Peace House as a partner, AGLI will continue the Alternatives
to Violence Project (AVP-Rwanda) begun in January 2001 and the Healing
and Rebuilding Our Community program begun in August 2003.
In July 2005 with Rwanda Yearly Meeting a Workcamp built classrooms for
the street children's program
From October 2003 to March 2005, the Friends Peace House and AGLI with
AVP-Rwanda conducted over 100 AVP workshops with Gacaca judges.
In July 2004 with Rwanda Yearly Meeting, a Workcamp built classrooms
for the street children's program.
From April to July 2003, with the support from the American Friends Service
Committe, the HROC workshop was developed and 25 HROC workshops were
conducted in various regions of Rwanda
In February 2003, with support from the American Friends Service Committee,
an initial training for 15 Rwandan and 3 Ugandan HROC facilitators was
In February 2001, with the Friends Peace House, AVP was introducted in