NGO Founder Goes to Kenya

Published: Wednesday, 01/09/2008 12:00 am EST

Ted Grant, the founder of the Mikinduri Children of Hope Foundation, a Prince Edward Island-based aid organization, has gone to Kenya to help out following the Dec. 24 murder of his colleague, Silvanos Otieno. While DFAIT has advised Canadians against traveling to Kenya in the wake of deadly violence following the Dec. 27 national elections, Mr. Grant told CBC News that he feels he'll be safe while helping Mr. Otieno's family and overseeing the foundation's work.

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