Rotary Peace Center at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Capturing 3 months within a few hundred words

As one of the bloggers for the final week of this unique and fascinating course I’ve been tasked with the nearly impossible task of capturing all the learning, experiences and … Continue reading

March 22, 2018 · Leave a comment


On January 12th, 2018 at 12:00 midnight, the plane took off at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (Kenya), anxiety clouding my mind, from my motherland to a land I know nothing … Continue reading

March 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

For You, Aisha

In 2016, I have had the opportunity for the first time to carry out a study in five IDPs camps in Darfur – war-affected area. I am sincerely grateful to … Continue reading

March 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

BUILDING BRIDGES: Taking steps not to forget

On the 40th anniversary of Cuba’s Literacy Campaign, as photojournalist I interviewed 40 women who had lived and worked amongst illiterate peasants for about eight months in 1961.  As these … Continue reading

March 19, 2018 · Leave a comment


It all began with my application to University of Duke – UNC Rotary Peace Center, USA as first preference and the University of Queensland Rotary Peace Center, Australia as second … Continue reading

March 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Removing Blinders

The sun had not risen, the snow was still glistening on the ground, I said my final good-bye and stepped onto the plane.  As I embarked on my trip to … Continue reading

March 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Transforming “Peace Art” into Livelihood

I call myself an aid worker and a social entrepreneur. I have been asking myself how I could combine my humanitarian work with business. My experience in the Rotary Peace Fellowship Program has … Continue reading

March 19, 2018 · Leave a comment