Inter-Religious Council of Kenya
Inter-Religious Council of Kenya (IRCK) is a multi-religious partnership of all major faith communities in Kenya namely; KCCB - Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops, NCCK - National Council of Churches of Kenya, EAK - Evangelical Alliance of Kenya, OAIC - Organization of African Instituted Churches, SDA - Seventh Day Adventist Church, SUPKEM - Supreme Council of Kenyan Muslims, NAMLEF - National Muslim Leaders Forum, Shia IthnaSharia Muslim Association and HCK - Hindu Council of Kenya. Each of these religious coordinating bodies has a national coverage with structures that reach the grassroots level. Additionally, IRCK has formed Local Interfaith Networks to act as platforms for local advocacy and action in various counties.
IRCK promotes interfaith fellowship, inter-religious dialogue and sharing of values for a peaceful and just society and Kenya in particular. We encourage and support religious communities in Kenya to discern areas of convergence in their respective faith traditions’ and moral commitments to build a peaceful Kenyan society. We implement collaborative advocacy programs based on these shared moral commitments in Kenya and the world at large, we mobilize resources for capacitating faith communities to implement programs and projects for improved health and livelihood, governance and economic justice, Environmental management,Peaceful coexistence and Institutional Strengthening for a better society