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

Okoa Watoto

Bedon Echai (IDPS) I Bedon Echai; and my mother my 2 sisters were staying in Nalara learning at molo primary 1st 26, During the post election some people from Kioko community came to our house immediately after the 2007 December General Election nad hacked our father to our death claiming he was anti PNU and not vote fro President Mwai Kibaki we were rescued by our mother boughted a lorry to Kakamega police station where we were seat away by D.C kakamega who said there was no room for residence (idps), were forced to go to kakamega showground stayed there two days against the D.C ordered us to have the camp so we were rescued by peace makers community based organization which gave us some food and shelter for us to use.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Peace Makers Development Group

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to security
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • Location: Kakamega, Kenya
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