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Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Insecurity

Eight months ago,the rate of insecurity increased my regionas in,People were being killed helter-scalterly in their homes.The thugs were breaking inot peoples homes in the night and the steal,kill adn ran away.This made the peopel in my area including i myself to fear even steping out of the house at around eight o'clock in the night as this was their starting time. Every morning we could here moanings and wailings in every place around the village as people were cryign over their lost people. Our chief tried to brong about security but unfortunately he also became a victim as they were out to work at night.Though he was not killed but he was involvd in alot of injuries as he was cat severally by a panga.This was now beyond his control and he called for help from the member of parliament of Nyakach;Ochieng Daima.The M.P took it with a lot of concern and after one monthhe built the police station around my place and sent the anti-stocktake imediately

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  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to security
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Sondu/tal, Kisumu, Kenya
 
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