Prince of Peace "Walk to Nigeria" Fundraiser
Prince of Peace Church of the Brethren is holding a “Walk to Nigeria Team Challenge” in which church members and friends of the congregation are invited to log walking miles in their own neighborhoods toward enough miles to walk to Nigeria from Littleton, CO. “That’s 7,200 miles!
What is CCEPI?
The Centre for Caring, Empowerment and Peace Initiatives (CCEPI) is a non-political, strictly humanitarian, tax-exempt, non-profit organisation. It was registered in Nigeria in 2011. The organisation purpose is charitable and educational support which include: to aid persons who are sick, hungry, homeless, refugees, displaced, poor, physically challenged, traumatised, widows, orphans, depressed; or victims of disasters, human rights abuses or civil rights abuses; to profile the most vulnerable for purposes of efficient delivery of aid to them; and to provide direct aid or refer aid by other organisations and professionals for those persons.
The idea to start Centre for Caring, Empowerment and Peace Initiatives (CCEPI) as an organisation developed in 1989 by Dr. Rebecca Samuel Dali. The brief history and development of CCEPI is related with the three key words in CCEPI, Caring, Empowerment, and Peace.