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

The Post Election Violence

It was on December 2007,when our village was faced with very many problems because of post election violence.people of different tribe fight each other seriously that most of the people,their right of life was taken when they protecting themselves.Most of the people flee out of the village because of tribal conflicts.Most of the people's properties were destroyed with those criminals who burnt the United Nation was sympathy and help the refugees.They give them food,clothes and also advised them.The post violence election caused many people t became HIV/Aids victims,orphans and also many of people die.schools were opened but the students of our village did not go to school because there was no harmony in our village at all.But within few weeks there was harmony in the village but the people's right to own property was the government gives the refugees land and they became as people who do not have resources at all.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Un

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a bad idea that failed
  • This story makes me feel indifferent
  • 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
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kiriita, Trans Nzoia East, Kenya
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