Fambul Tok Staff in Koinadugu district, northern Sierra Leone, have facilitated the formation of three Sectional Peace Mothers groups and two Chiefdom Peace Mothers Executives in Diang and Gbonkorboh-Kayaka chiefdoms with the aim of strengthening the role of women in peace and community development.
On the 9th, 19th and 21st of April 2021 Fambul Tok (FT) held three Sectional Peace Mothers Formation processes in Diang Chiefdom –Sonsafeh, Madrifeh and Fulla sections. A total of 113 community women Participated from across the three sections – 48 in Sosanfeh section, 39 in Madrifeh and 26 in Fulla sections.
On the 20th and 30th of April 2021 FT organized two Chiefdom Executive formations in Gbonkorgboh-Kayaka and Diang Chiefdoms. A total of 28 women leaders participated – 10 women from the five Sections in Gbonkorboh – Kayaka chiefdom (2 representatives per section) and 14 women from the seven Sections in Diang Chiefdom participated. The purpose of the meeting was to establish Chiefdom Peace Mothers Executives to coordinate and oversee the activities of the sectional structures in the chiefdoms.
The women were educated on their roles and responsibilities in promoting community development, peace building and the advantages of peaceful co-existence.
Staff took them through the mission, vision and core of values Fambul Tok.