Shalom Educating for Peace


Shalom Educating for Peace (SEP) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization working for building and sustaining positive peace through education. SEP is registered under the Law of South Africa, section 21 with reference number 2008/ 007286/ 08. The organisation is based in Rwanda and is establishing a branch in Burundi. SEP pursues the following objectives: (i) educating for peace, (ii) researching for peace and (iii) cultivating the culture of non-violence.

Our vision is to empower communities to:

  • prevent violent conflict
  • non-violently resolve conflict
  • build a culture of non-violence
  • move towards reconciliation

This vision is implemented through our three principal activities: peace education, research and non-violent action.