Aweiwot Reflect Circle (AIRC)

Aweiwot Reflect Circle works to empower vulnerable women, girls, boys and men in conflict affected Lango sub-region, using REFLECT methodologies.

Aweiwot Reflect Circle (AIRC) was started in 2001 with a mission to alleviate poverty. AIRC works to empower vulnerable women, girls, boys and men in the conflict-affected Lango sub-region using REFLECT methodologies.

Objectives:

  • To promote peacebuilding through women's land rights.
  • To create awareness and reduce domestic violence through REFLECT methodologies.
  • To establish peacebuilding committees at the grassroot levels to help mediate conflicts and promote peacebuilding.
  • To develop peace education for men and women.
  • To support livelihoods through agriculture, food security and commercial seed production.

AIRC's achievements:

  • Established nine adult REFLECT learning centres with over 480 participants.
  • Formed 18 Parish peacebuilding committees in Apire Parish, where interventions have helped address land related conflicts.
  • Enabled over 149 women to access their land; 32 have already applied to have their land customarily registered with certificates of ownership.

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