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

The 2007 General Election Results

It was in the year 2007 when the elections were conducted in Kenya. The election was conducted and ended in a peaceful manner until when the results were announced is when Kenya now started gaining some instability due to war against some communities while were not agreeing with the results given out by the ECK commisioner MR. Samwel Kivwitu. War and hostility was all over the ccountry and many people and family members were displaced and also lost their lives. Hunger was all over the country due to disettlement and farming. Education was affected due to war. After the arrival of MR. Kofi Annan in Kenya he made several mediation meetings with HON Raila Odinga and president Mwai Kibaki and after several meetings peaceful fruits were beared and stability was started to be seen in Kenya and that is when a grand coalition government was made and Kenya ran on with intial programmes.


Events like these happen:


Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a bad idea that will never work
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to freedom
  • 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
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kapterit, Trans-nzoia East, Kenya
This story describes a...
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Who benefited from what
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