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Creators of Peace '2009'
18th April - 30th May 2009: The first Creators of Peace Circle in Malaysia. It ran for six consecutive Saturdays. Thirteen women participated in this circle which was hosted by Ms Sharifah Zuriah Al-Jeffri. Ms Regina MORRIS and MS Fauziah ZAHARI were co-facilitators.
27th June 2009: Liz Philip offered sessions on Play and Expressive Art for children through play-time for emotional healing. Ms Liz is a participant from the 1st Creators of Peace Circle held April-May 2009. Mrs Indira Haridas NAIR initiated the programme at AGATHIAN Orphanage & Single Parent Centre with seven students. These students are experiencing learning difficulties. These sessions are to run once a month until December 2009.
July 2009: A visit to Nur Damai group, lead by Mrs Indira Haridas NAIR on 4th July. Mainly interaction with people and to get to know each other.
12th July 2009: A preview on the Creators of Peace Circle was held at ANANDA to inform and attract next participants for the Creators of Peace Circles. It was attended by 16 women whom included a few of the alumnae from the first Circle. Ms Regina MoRRIS and Mrs Indira Haridas NAIR co-facilitated.
23rd July 2009: Creators of Peace Circle is featured in THE NEW STRAITS TIMES by Ms Meera MURUGESAN. It is entitled "Sisterhood of Peace". Mr Haridas NAIR and Ms Regina MORRIS gave the interview at the preview on 12 July 2009. 26th July - 23 August 2009: The second Creators of Peace Circle was held primarily for the women of WAO (Women's Aid Organization) shelter. This Circle was held over 5 consecutive Sundays and was attended by eight women from the Shelter. Ms Regina MORRIS and Mrs Indira Haridas NAIR co-facilitated.
26th - 27th September 2009: Ms Monica MCINTOSH and Ms Su RIDDELL (IofC UK) conducted a facilitator workshop for Creators of Peace Circle facilitators. It was held at ANANDA and five Malaysian facilitators attended. The facilitators who attended had all participated in the previous Creators of Peace Circles. This workshop was organized by Ms Regina MORRIS and Mrs Indira Haridas NAIR.
2nd – 4th October 2009: The third Creators of Peace Circle for 2009 was held as a weekend format. Eight women attended and it was held at ANANDA. Ms Regina MORRIS, Mrs Indira Haridas NAIR, and Ms Rani SUNTHARAM co-facilitated.
1 December 2009: Launch of website. It can be found at www.creatorsofpeacemalaysia.webs.com
5 December 2009: A reunion of Alumnae from 2009 Circles was held at Liz’s home. Besides refreshments, there was a sharing of what Forgiveness means and a viewing of the Imam and Pastor DVD.
Testimonial from a participant of Creators of Peace Circle 2009: Peace Circle makes me to talk out the issues that make me feel empty so that I can fill in with more positive thoughts which will benefit me. --Siti Hajar
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