Rachel Wilson (Kenya)


Rachel Wilson

Rachel is a graduate of Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor's in Social Work and a minor in Political Science. As an undergrad she traveled to Uganda and worked in a school and clinic conducting research on stigma related to orphans on HIV/AIDS and went on after graduating to become a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kenya, where she worked in the public health sector facilitating group work, teaching life skills classes, and providing assistance to local medical clinics. After Peace Corps, Rachel volunteered at an orphanage in Kenya for several months before working for a short time in foster care in Illinois. Rachel is now completing her Master's in International Peace and Conflict Resolution at Arcadia University in Philadelphia. After her fellowship, Rachel wrote: "Working as a Peace Fellow in Kenya was a very unique experience that not only helped me develop different professional skills but also changed my personal views on development work and the importance of local answers for local problems."



15 Oct

The Power of a Peace Fellow

It has now been almost two months since I left Kenya and my fellowship with

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Posted Oct 15, 2016

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13 Aug

The Meaning of Giving Gifts

It is quite commonly known that there are many people throughout the world living on

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Posted Aug 13, 2016

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08 Aug

Using Cows to Promote Peace

If there is anyone who has personally experienced the benefits of CPI’s programs, it is

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Posted Aug 08, 2016

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04 Aug

How Friendships Save Lives

Up until 2011 the Pokot and Samburu communities residing in Northern Kenya would mutually participate

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Posted Aug 04, 2016

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28 Jul

Mama Esther – A Pioneer for Peace in Northern Kenya

One of the most incredible women I have had the pleasure of meeting during this

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Posted Jul 28, 2016

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26 Jul

How Isaiah Sees Violence – Including that of his own Father

Before we begin, I have good news and bad news. The good news is this

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Posted Jul 26, 2016

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19 Jul

Let’s discuss “Basic Resources”

So we got back from our recent trip to Maralal, a region in Northern Kenya

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Posted Jul 19, 2016

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05 Jul

Children Hold the Key to Peace

Trigger Warning : Content includes rape “Kenya is our only home. Once we destroy it,

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Posted Jul 05, 2016

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14 Jun

Investing in Our Future

There are many times in the field of conflict resolution where I find it difficult

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Posted Jun 14, 2016

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31 May

Nakuja :)

It is Tuesday. I write this from a little cafe in Frankfurt, counting the few

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Posted May 31, 2016

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