Hivisasa is a collaborative news site providing untold stories to two million monthly readers in Kenya. We believe in the power of information to transform the society and that’s why Hivisasa is open to all. We therefore welcome you to tell us what is happening around you through this form. What you share with us will be used to create news stories with the aim of bringing change. By sharing tips you become an agent of change in your community. Hivisasa will push your stories to relevant stakeholders mandated to transform the society.
Other members of the public have previously shared tips highlighting different cases in their respective communities. The cases ranged from injustices to poverty. These tips were used to create stories that led relevant action being taken by the involved stakeholders. Here are some of the stories.
1. In Garissa, a member of the public shared a tip on child labour and the accused person was later arrested and charged in court after Hivisasa highlighted the case (https://bit.ly/2UACPk4
2. In another case, Hivisasa received a tip about a student who was unable to raise school fees in Kisii. After we highlighted the case, the student received a full scholarship from the area MP. (https://bit.ly/2I7nXnA
3. In Nakuru, members of the public tipped our editor regarding a police brutality case. A follow up was made and the case was covered. Based on the story by Hivisasa, a human rights group piled pressure on authorities who later arrested the police officer at the center of the brutality. (https://bit.ly/2G4a877