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Our flagship project is with our partner organization, International Peace Initiative. Together we are working to create our prototype model. Current projects include:

  • The Amani Children's Home

  • Funding for primary and secondary schools

  • Skill development for community women

  • Peace and ethical leadership training

  • Tiriji Eco Center

The Amani House's current list of needs includes: 

  • Expanding the Eco Center 
  • Purchasing additional indigenous cows for their farm
  • Install a well, with a pump, to help mitigate the drought that has plagued the region for over three years

Meet Our Partner

Dr. Karambu Ringera

Founder and President, International Peace Initiatives. Born and raised in Kenya, she earned her Ph.D. in Intercultural Communication in 2008 from the University of Denver. She earned a Masters Degree in Media from Natal University, South Africa, as well as a Master of Theological Studies (with a peace and justice emphasis) from the Iliff School of Theology in Colorado. She received her Bachelor of Education degree and Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication from the University of Nairobi, Kenya.


Dr. Ringera is a 2016 Cordes Social Entrepreneurs Fellow; a 2015/16 Next Generation Leader Fellow of the McCain Institute for International Leadership, USA; the 2015 Life Achievement Award and 2015 Master Scholar Award winner, University of Denver, USA; and the 2012 African Achievers Award, UK – for her cutting edge work in innovative and sustainable models of development & peacebuilding, women’s human rights and global leadership programs around the world. Dr. Ringera is a visionary, an activist, a compassionate, committed, formidable force for change, and an inspiration to all who meet her.


International Peace Initiatives is located in Meru, Kenya