Our Story

We are people who believe that there is potential for peace and effective relationships in every person. We believe that we have a sacrosanct duty to empower children and young persons with just, peaceful, and non-violent skills for positive relationships and personal development thus - SOWING SEEDS OF PEACE - facilitating the building of a peace movement targeting children, youth and women by using non-violent means in conflict transformation for the development of a friendly and peaceful society.

We strive for the realisation of a friendly and peaceful society through:

  • Livelihood Development: To build the capacities of communities on alternative livelihoods for sustainable development.

  • Conflict Transformation & Peace Building: To facilitate peace education through value based sports among children and youth to become agents of change.

  • Research and policy Development: To improve accessibility of factual and credible information for policy advocacy.

Seeds of Peace Africa (SOPA) International is a Kenyan registered Non-governmental Organization with the NGO Board established in 2002 and legally certified in 2006 under the ministry of Planning and National Development.

Implementation strategies:

  • Capacity Development: Staff and institutional

  • Branding

  • Resource Mobilisation

  • Sports and Play for peace and Development

Our Vision and Mission

Our Vision

"Nurturing a friendly, just and peaceful world"

Our Mission

To facilitate the empowerment of children and youth through conflict transformation, livelihood development, research and policy development using value based sports

Our Vision and Mission

Our Vision

"Nurturing a friendly, just and peaceful world"

Our Mission

To facilitate the empowerment of children and youth through conflict transformation, livelihood development, research and policy development using value based sports

Our core values

Seeds of Peace Africa (SOPA) International, was founded on values, which are guiding principles for every judgment made, and every action taken. SOPA is defined by 5 core values that permeate all our work and interactions with the people and organizations we work with. These core values define who we are.

  1. Integrity, Accountability and Stewardship.

    We are accountable and reliable to our the beneficiaries and development partners.

  2. Professionalism and Staff Development

    We hold ourselves to high standards by continuous evaluation and staff capacity building.

  3. Sensitivity and Flexibility

    We respond to others in a non-violent, tactful and understanding manner so as to build positive relationships.

  4. Shared Mission, Vision and Non-Violence

    We share common purpose, coherence and like mindedness and uniformity in our work.

  5. Transformative Leadership

    We promote peace and inspire communities through our leadership.