Somerset West Unitarian Fellowship

Sunday, 3 November 2019, 10:30 am

Oscar Siwali, Investing in People — Building Their Skills

 Oscar Siwali  will be speaking at the next Somerset West Unitarian Fellowship meeting on Sunday, 3 November.  This service will be held at the Vonke House Chapel Room, 121 Lourensford Rd. at 10:30 for 10:45 am. There is no charge and all are welcome to the service. Light refreshments are provided.  Oscar's  topic will be

 He will share an assessment of our challenges as a nation and suggest a path out of the current muddle. He will discuss highlights of the amazing conflict interventions that have been done by community mediators and school based peer mediators. He will  highlight the dire needs but also point out concrete ways to bring about  genuine improvement when we invest in people to build their skills and knowledge.

Oscar Siwali is director of SADRA Conflict Transformation, a peace-building NGO, based in Somerset West. His vision is to contribute in building a society that embraces non-violence, and peaceful methods of resolving differences, using conflict transformation approaches in resolving conflict.  Oscar has extensive experience in facilitation, community conflict resolution, training of community stake holders and mediation in community disputes. He is an ordained minister, has worked as a pastor for 23 years and has built on his love of people and interest in them into developing diverse skills that can benefit communities.

For more information please contact Dave Mayes at 012-850-0863 or