Elephants disrupt learning in Voi schools

Security officers bar Voi residents from accessing KWS offices in Sofia, Taita Taveta County, on June 4, 2019. The residents were demonstrating over increased elephants invasion in the area. PHOTO | LUCY MKANYIKA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Over 20 parents and their children stormed KWS offices in Sofia, Voi, to protest failure by the officers to drive out the animals
  • Four schools in Ngolia Ward have been forced to adjust their timetables for safety purposes.
  • The parents now escort their young children to school and pick them in the evening.

Parents in Ndii, Taita Taveta County, have threatened to withdraw their children from school due to increased cases of human-wildlife conflict in the area.

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