We can write the stories of peace with our lives.

And this is where you can read and see the stories of some of the people who are.

Our commitment is to share the stories from this work so that others may be inspired to examine their own lives—and engage in reconciliation processes both as individuals and as communities.

Sahr and Nyumah Apology, by Sara Terry
Sahr and Nyumah

Childhood friends, torn apart during the war when one boy is forced to kill his friend’s father and maim his friend.

Read what happens when they come together for the first time in years around a Fambul Tok bonfire.


Seeding Peace Kono District
VIDEO

Seeding Peace: Fambul Tok Peace Farm, Kono District

The war tore the village of Kunduma apart—but Fambul Tok reconciliation ceremonies brought peace. See the entire community come together again to plant, tend and harvest rice—and nurture the newfound peace.

Reported and produced for Fambul Tok International – Sierra Leone and Catalyst for Peace by freelance multimedia journalist Jina Moore.


Ndaabu Couple, Sierra LeoneVIDEO
Ndaabu Village: Musa Fatomah and Musa Jomo

The village of Ndaabu suffered terribly during Sierra Leone’s civil war. During a Fambul Tok reconciliation ceremony, Musa Fatomah, a woman from the village, told her story of heartbreaking loss for the first time. Her fellow villager, Musa Jomo, confesses to having wronged her, and the two embark on a moving  journey of reconciliation.

Reported and produced for Fambul Tok International – Sierra Leone and Catalyst for Peace by freelance multimedia journalist Jina Moore.