Training for International Reconciliation Facilitators


18th International Training

The Healing and Rebuilding Our Community (HROC) Center in Rwanda will conduct a three-week seminar to train facilitators in the Healing and Rebuilding Our Communities program developed in Rwanda and Burundi for psycho-social healing of individuals and society after deadly conflict.

July 24 - August 13, 2022
Musanze, Rwanda
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Our objective is to bring together up to twenty participants from various countries throughout the world to conduct a professional training for the participants to become facilitators of the Healing and Rebuilding Our Communities program.

Language of instruction: English, but translation into French is available.

By the end of the HROC training, the participant will:

  • be able to facilitate a three day basic HROC workshop.
  • have a basic understanding of personal and community trauma and how they interact in situations of violent conflict.
  • be able to lead small and large group discussions, role plays, guided meditation, and light and live lies.
  • be able to understand and respond to trauma and its symptoms and effects on individuals.
  • be able to work with family, friends, and neighbors on methods to heal the local community's trauma.
  • be able recognized as a peace leader in the home community with specialize skills.

Cost: $1,000 per person including in-country travel, food, shared accommodations (add $150 for single room), and training costs. Items that are not included are international travel, visa fees, accommodation in Kigali before or after training, and personal expenses.

Follow-up: Experienced HROC facilitators will be available to travel internationally to help mentor the new HROC facilitators in their home country. Cost to be determined.

For further information and registration form contact:

Peter Serete
Email: sereteupcd[at]gmail[dot]com
Phone: 254723566138

Solange Maniraguha
Phone: 250788427028