I recall it being a peaceful Thursday evening in the slums of Kibera in 2012. I had just arrived home from school. My mother, a single parent, tasked me to go and fetch water for domestic use. So I headed down the laterite road and fetched two twenty-litre jerricans at Juma Water Shop. As always Juma was to be paid later when mama would pass-by either taking Quincy, our last-born brother, to or from his kindergarten school.

Peace is a need that we all desire for a sustainable world. Our world has lost millions of people including children through violence. Due to weak mechanisms for r…

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