Since 1998, David Zarembka has been the Coordinator of the African Great Lakes

Initiative of the Friends Peacpiece of africae Teams. He has been involved with East and

Central Africa since 1964 when he taught Rwandan refugees in Tanzania. He is

married to Gladys Kamonya and lives in western Kenya. David is the author of

A Peace of Africa: Reflections on Life in the Great Lakes Region (available at www.davidzarembka.com).

David was instrumental in introducing the Alternative to Violence Project (AVP) into Rwanda (2001), Burundi, (2002), Kenya (2003), and Congo (South Kivu) (2005). He also organized the development of the Healing and Rebuilding Our Communities (HROC) program in Rwanda and Burundi and its expansion into Congo (North Kivu) and Kenya. Other activities that he helped initiate are the Friends Women’s Association Kamenge Clinic in Bujumbura, Burundi, an orphans program and technical school in Bududa, Uganda, and a summer workcamp program in the region.



David Zarembka, Coordinator
African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams
P. O. Box 189, Kipkarren River 50241 Kenya
Phone in Kenya: 254 (0)726 590 783   in US: 301/765-4098
Office in US:1001 Park Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104 USA 314/647-1287
Webpage: www.aglifpt.org  Email: dave@aglifpt.org

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