It's never too late

Alice Kamau
Posted January 11, 2022 from Kenya
During the preparations of the funeral

It's has not sunk in my heart how my sister and a neighbor is handling the whole incident.she was pregnant which had resulted to total bed rest ,by God's grace the day to deliver her baby came ,leaving her husband to take care of their children while she was away, she had a standard seven daughter who was in class eight,another girl who was ten years and a son who was six years old,

When she was in hospital ,her husband called her to tell her that he could not Trace her oldest daughter,,she advised the husband to be keen and look for her in the neighborhood,

In the morning, Everyone in the village had learnt of the girls disappearance,so they joined hands to look for the girl,on the process of the search one of the villagers noted of a wet soil which had been dug and it sent suspicion,on digging deeper they found the girl had been killed and buried into a shallow grave,the villagers turned onto the father for explanation only for them to learn he raped the daughter and later killed her,the villagers killed Him on the spot,

My sister was still in hospital, when she got the information she felt like the whole world had crumbled,she didn't know how to deal with two deaths.

It was after some time the family and villagers decided to help this woman, otherwise it has not been easy .I have been there for moral support

Psychology healing is the most important

It will be well for Our Sister Janet wairimu

But the question is why did the father turned against his daughter raping her,and later killing her?

These are the questions ringing in our minds

Let's rise and fight for our mothers and girl child GBV must stop

 

 

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Alice Kamau
Jan 11
Jan 11

Great woman let's come together and stand with this woman,she just need capital to start a business,to be able to cater for her family,and educate her children

Jill Langhus
Jan 12
Jan 12

Hi Alice,

Welcome to World Pulse! Oh, dear. This is so sad, and alarming. This poor thing. How is she doing now? Thank goodness you are there for her. How horrible.

Thanks for sharing your post to bring awareness around these types of situations to bring about an end. At least the villagers didn't side with the perpetrator. While it's wrong to obviously kill him for it, at least they know the act was wrong, which is a big step in the right direction.

maeann
Jan 13
Jan 13

Welcome to World Pulse Alice. Your story is your power!

I am sorry for the loss, my deepest condolences for the family.

May you and your sister find peace and forgiveness of what happened.

Sister what a sad story. We women really need to stand up so strong and fight otherwise go to our dumb.
Thanks so much for being there for her. God will continue to bless and protect you both.
My Regards

Elizabeth Francis
Jan 17
Jan 17

Welcome my sister, I'm glad you have found this space to share your story and raise awareness, this is so sad indeed, I pray your sister finds strenght and peace, continue to raise your voice, love and light

Beth Lacey
Jan 19
Jan 19

This is such a tragic story. Just horrible. It calls out for us to rise up against GBV

Grace Iliya
yesterday
yesterday

Dear alice,
Welcome to World Pulse. This is so sad and very unfortunate. The society really needs to be involved and to do more about GBv. So sorry for your loss and may you sister find the courage to keep going on.

Much Love