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The Kenyan school helping to rebuild communities along a violent border

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People living in Kenya’s West Pokot County have suffered years of violence, drought and a lack of investment by the government. But more recently there has been cause for hope. Last year, Kenya and Uganda signed a peace deal promising to help communities living along their borders. Recent changes to the Kenyan constitution have also…

People living in Kenya’s West Pokot County have suffered years of violence, drought and a lack of investment by the government. But more recently there has been cause for hope.

Last year, Kenya and Uganda signed a peace deal promising to help communities living along their borders.

Recent changes to the Kenyan constitution have also given West Pokot greater autonomy, leading to the creation of a number of ‘Peace Border Schools’.

The BBC visited one of them.

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Video by Nour Abida and Fathiya Mohamed Nur.

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