Ecumenical Church Leaders Forum

Restorative justice a pre-requisite for sustainable peace

The Binda community in Mhondoro has called for restorative justice as a pre-requisite for sustainable peace in the country. This came out at a Conflict Prevention, Management, Resolution and Transformation (CPMRT) community peace outreach and dialogue session convened by the Ecumenical Church Leaders Forum on the 26th to the 28th of May at Binda Business …

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ECLF’s peace-building programmes enhancing traditional leaders’ work in Chivi

Traditional leaders in Chivi district, Masvingo province, have hailed the Conflict Prevention, Management, Resolution and Transformation (CPMRT) programme as a useful exercise that has assisted them in their traditional duties. A number of traditional law functionaries in the district have testified, giving practical examples how the skills they learnt from the programme have helped them …

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ECLF beneficiaries appeal for livelihoods assistance

Members of the Sauerstown, Richmond and Hide-out communities have appealed to well-wishers to assist them with resources to set up income-generating projects to alleviate poverty and idleness among youth. These sentiments were made at a learning site visit organized by the Ecumenical Church Leaders Forum (ECLF) for one of their partners from Bread for the …

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Mutasa for Peace Local Committee, a shining example of ECLF peace-building mentorship work

Various stakeholders in the Mutasa District of Manicaland have hailed the work of an organic local peace committee that has been championing conflict resolution and peace-building work in the district in the last couple of years. The committee, dubbed the Mutasa for Peace Committee is a unique body constituting various stakeholders across the socio-economic, political …

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ECLF changes the lives of Reigate youth

The Ecumenical Church Leaders Forum (ECLF) has been praised for the work that it is doing in Reigate District in Bulawayo fostering peace-building initiatives and assisting youth with livelihoods projects. Various youth beneficiaries and stakeholders have taken turns to extol the virtues of the organization and the work that it has done in the neglected …

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ECLF-mentored youth group comes of age

Following their training by the Ecumenical Church Leaders Forum (ECLF) on dialogue and mediation skills for conflict prevention, management, resolution and transformation (CPMRT) youth in Bulawayo’s Sauerstown and Reigate suburb have organized themselves to set up an initiative to fight a number of community ills which include child abuse, unwanted pregnancies, forced marriages, HIV-AIDS, rape, …

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ECLF Documentary

ECLF is a grouping of church leaders from all denominations who have come together to build peace and bring reconciliation. This short documentary will tell you of ECLF’s vision and programmes. [youtube]aj1JSLi-gWM[/youtube]