Slash and Sweep

Slash and Sweep

Peace is especially important in the North.  After 21+ years of insurgency, communities are wanting to get back to normal.  Different methods have been used to promote peace including peace clubs and service activities which promote looking towards a better tomorrow and ownership of the community.

The Peace Club at PGA completed service work in the community on July 13th.  Earlier in the year, they went to the Health Center to clean and this time they went to the Market.  After slashing overgrown bushes and sweeping dirt and trash, they performed the Bwola Dance.  A few local leaders and NGO workers spoke in between dances.  At the end, the young girls were exhausted, replenished their energy with glucose biscuits and pop, and went back to the school compound.  Here are some photos from the day…


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