Activation of Peace Committtee at Sarmach – West Pokot County.

According to National Steering Council (NSC) 2009, Peace Committee is an all-inclusive representation of members comprising of Elders, Youths, women, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Non-Governmental Organizations (CSOs) and Government representatives with Local Administrators being Patrons. These are local structures that mitigate conflicts and promote cohesion in the community. Recently, there has being an increase of banditry attacks along the border of Pokot and Turkana. In this regard, on 22nd November 2022, SOMIRENEC activated a peace committee at Sarmach area. This aimed at strengthening them to be able to engage both communities in Turkana and Pokot to restore normalcy.

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