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

Implementation Of The New Kenyan Constitution

The successful inauguration and adoption of the new constitution of Kenya in August 2010 has now prompted the neccessity for it's implementation. Indeed, a number of efforts are underway to ensure it's full implementation through a variety of ways such as raising civic knowledge and awareness on it's contents and implications on the livelihood of the citizen formulation of the appropriate and associated laws and policies and institutions. Some of the thematic areas of focus being access to justice especially the poor and marginalized people centred devolved government realization of human and civic rights includic economic social and cultural rights and long term institutional reforms. It is now incumbent upon the civic society organizations in consultation and partnership with the relevant Government institutions as well as Development parties to provide leadership and guidance in creating awareness among the community members to participate effectively in this implementation process.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Over 60 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Uhuru Park, Nairobi, Kenya
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