Support Iraqi Victims of Gender-based Violence

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By a male, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Security My name is alex Alubala Mukhana.I live in Dandora Estate in the county of Nairobi.We have started a group to provide security in the community policing.The groups carrying out night patrols.In the past there were reports of mugging and the residents were very in secure. The police post nearby was unable to cope with rampant cases of thuggery. As a result many people were constantly attacked at night.woman were robbed of their valuable even the day time. But with the introduction of the group things have improved as a result of which the residents now have a sigh of relief thanks to the group. Read more.
Related to project keywords: reports, valuable, secure, woman, cases

Community Policing

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Community Policing Any normal being would wish to have nice security both for himself and his property, They say in every market their is a madman. My villages which borders three other villages and communities is a victim of the same. Each and every night we would hear of cries from all over as one, two or even more families were raided and property stolen from them. Those prompted tension of anxiety as people came together to find the solution for the problem ones and for all. It finally emerged that those villagers terrorising their fellow villagers were actually our own brothers who droped out of school, took up merchettes and decided to have what they did not sore. They were Identified and finally brought to justice and ordered to return all they had hidden Those was facilitated by the Area chief and the local administration Their since the reduction of these vile. Read more.
Related to project keywords: victim, security, communities, night, return


By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of security For the past few years there have been many cases of murder and even theft which has occured in some dangerous corners of Kibera.Residents complained and the government heard from them and they come with a way to protect them. The government brought police post to the place that was mostly affected by this problem.The bus stop from town at the kibera was very dangerous at late hours of the night.Security was improved in the area by police being in patrol in the area at night and also light was also put in place to enhance security in the area the thief used to hide in the night.The place is today safe at night and people have no fear from attack. Read more.
Related to project keywords: place, security, improved, night, safe

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Sarah Moulton

Westfield, VT United States

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