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

Too Late

When were living in kayole area two years ago ,our neighbour who used to sell milk, frequently received threats from a group of youth for not paying them a sum of 20 thousand a month so as he can run his business. He was adviced by other plot members to report the case to the police .The day he wanted to report the matter to the police.He woke up and found a note on his shop telling that if he went to the police he will be killed so he feared and didn't go . A month later he woke up as usualy at 4.30 to go collect milk to come and sell at his wife received a call telling her to deposit sh.200,000in certain account .she rushed to the police to report it.The police took long to investigate the cases .When three months passed on ,the man 's body was found one early morning near the milk shop .Every one was terrified .But what the police said ,that the man was in bad group thats why he was killed did not please many residents


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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kayole, Nairobi, Kenya
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