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Hello Kenya Group!


Jambo,Kenya Group!

I am sure all of us have something to say,positive or negative...or both.Me too.

With the recent birth of Kenya with a new constitution,we expect change.There seems to be very little going on in this line then.Is there anything that we can do as we "wait?". Police continue to harass people and take bribes as usual as we can see in the news.

Change begins with us:Let us look at what we can do as Kenyans,and share it here.

I would suggest that we take the following steps here together:
1) Identify problems.
2) Lay action strategy.
3) Implement.

Can we? We sure can.Let's go for it.



nkinyanjui's picture

Kenyan changes

Hi there

I think that the implementation of every part of the constitution will not happen overnight, and expecting reforms over night is totally unrealistic. Its like loosing weight, you don't lose as fast as you gain, so in that light its clearly going to be a few years before true reforms can be noticeable to Kenyans. We had bad leadership for quite a number of years, almost like we were being suppressed from any true progression, and now we have a leader who we can say is doing quite a number of good things for our country, noticeable things even for the common mwananchi. Kenya now requires to take a larger amount of time in implementing reforms we voted for. We can pray for our country and hope for the best. In the meantime we should be the Kenya we want. You want change start with yourself.

Its sad what our police do, truly a shame because they have power in their positions. They literally can make this country and its citizens feel safer. I also feel awful about the level of insecurity in car jacking, that scares the crap out of me for sure.

Let's pray for us as well.



Auma's picture

On Kenyan changes...

Naomie it is true that all this will take time.But we can do what we can immediately.The Police have been an embarassment to Kenyans to say the least.The law givers have become the major breakers.

Yes let us start with ourselves and we will finally achieve the change that we want.


olowotee's picture

Great Spirit.

You've got a brave spirit, Auma. Such an inspiration you are.....It was really lovely reading through your story in here. Such an encouraging article you've got....I could feel you ask : "Where is thy sting oh, HIV".

May God bless and keep you all...


Leonida's picture

The Kenya We Want

Dear All

I would like to thank Auma for her posting , I concur with Naomi that change cannot come overnight , but there is something all of us are already doing that is impacting on change.

My thought were could we identify problems and link them up with MDGs ( given the time limit that now exists on the MDGs) and see how we can link up the MDGs gaps with the Kenyan constitution.We could then identify as individuals and organizations , which of the MDGs to work on and then after a time period, share what we have achieved and the changes we have made in our various communities .

Awaiting your thoughts on this

Leonida Odongo


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