A Witness to the Violence

“On August 22nd 2012, the Pokomos came to Reketa village and they killed 56 people. That morning I was in Dide Waride, and we tried to go and save our people in Rekata. When we came to Reketa we had seen 56 people dead. All of them speared, and some of them were cut into small pieces by panga;...

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John Green: Rumour Hunter

Can you tell us about your typical day as a coordinator for the Una Hakika project? Its my custom to begin my day by thanking God, knowing well that each day is another opportunity given to take my life a notch closer to my goals. I’m encouraged each day knowing that as a part of the Una Hakika...

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Kenya Situation of Concern July Update

July has been an insecure month in Kenya, especially for residents of the coastal areas. Residents in the area are living in fear due to the unexpected and baffling attacks occurring in the region. To date the masterminds of the attacks have not yet been identified, with continued speculation...

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Insights From the Field: Part II

By John Green and Christine Mutisya During our second field visit to the Tana Delta our team’s focus was sensitizing the community to the objectives of Una Hakika through the training of volunteer community ambassadors.  Community ambassadors serve as representatives of Una Hakika in their...

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Violence Prevention Through Tana FM

By John Green and Christine Mutisya Last month, Una Hakika team members were invited to the Health Communication Resources (HCR) stakeholders consultation meeting in Hola, in the Tana Deta area of Kenya. HCR is a UK-based organization that works with developing communities to design, develop and...

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Kenya Situation of Concern – May 2014 Update

This month Nairobi, Mombasa and Garissa have been identified as areas where terror attacks are imminent while the Northern region, which covers Wajir, Mandera and Garissa and the Tana Delta region, was singled out as an area where incidences are primarily ethnic or inter clan related.  Increased...

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