John is a Peace Practitioner having extensive experience in strategies for prevention, reduction and mitigation of conflict situations at community and national levels through close collaboration with the directorate of peace building and conflict management. He has demonstrated commitment to addressing human displacement issues ranging from IDPs to refugees, stateless population as well as the returnees having accompanied and mentored South Sudanese refugees from Kakuma camp in Kenya back into South Sudan in support of the reintegration process. He is advocate of non- violence action in the context of war and armed conflict- with a lot of community engagement through dialogues, training and facilitation, the peace and security framework developed to address the 2007-2008 post- election violence in Kenya and its traumatic effects on the social fabric. He remains committed to advocacy work for a peaceable world where fundamental human rights are championed and respected. John has coordinated implementation of education programs –both targeting teacher training as well as actual teaching-classroom learning in high schools, the scholarship programs to tertiary institutions, and Girl Child Education initiatives in partnership and collaboration with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR and other partners as well as action research. The partners include: UNICEF, 60 Million Foundation, World University Service of Canada, WUSC, European Union, EU, The UK Department of International development, DFID and Girls Education Challenge, GEC. The current networks and partners in the Peace work include but are not limited to Mennonite Central Committee MCC, Saferworld, Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission IEBC, Mediators Beyond Borders, MBB; KURVE WUSTROW, centre for training in non-violent action in Germany and the directorate on Peace Building and Conflict Management, PBCM.