Provide famine relief to families in Somalia

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The Declined Oppresion

By a male, under 16 years old, in Kisumu, Kenya
Map of THE DECLINED OPPRESION Due to discrimination, there was need for help to children. The UNICEF organization which caters for every childs rights looked for means of saving children in Mamboleo.Children in this location under went difficult encounters and experienced very harsh situations by the Arabs. It was some sought of slavery in the year 2008. Young children were forced to work on plantations, mining sites, construction of dams and buildings, looking after large herds of cattle with limited or no payment. These children worked without having any food. The united Nations children's fund come to the rescue of the children after receiving many pleadings.Some of the Arabs were caught and detained in prisons to serve the government for going against the rights and freedoms of children. These children now have been adopted as refugees in special homes and provided with basic needs like food, shelter, clothing and education. This has created a positive impact upon the affected children and can be commemorated. Read more.
Related to project keywords: herds, young children, serve, year, homes

Providing Basic Services To Community

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of PROVIDING BASIC SERVICES TO COMMUNITY here has been increased access to basic services by the poor and marginalized section of the informal settlement community for better dignity,witnessed in my local region. this has been as a result of several initiatives carried out by WEAP,an organization based within an area. This services include construction of water tanks and digging o boreholes which has helped the community to access water which had proved a major blow in the region. food security,has also been dealt with,since through the workshops,people have been equipped with skills and encouraged to venture into farming where in the process food has been abundance. this is actually encouraging. Read more.
Related to project keywords: access water, area, farming, local, region

Helping The Turkanas

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Turkana, Kenya
Map of HELPING THE TURKANAS Since Independence, the Turkana community has been grappling with luck of food, water, health, inadequate security and education that have together retarded development. Food security has become a major concern in the region that experiences perenial drought. And prolonged dry season caused by climate changes has affected livestock production. Local only depend on relief food from various non-government organisations operating in the area. Many non-governmental organisation has been providing relief to such people at least they can have something little to eat. Read more.
Related to project keywords: food water, depend, area, affected, local

Responding To Disaster Affected People

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Kiboga, Uganda
Map of Responding to disaster affected people 
Mary homes in Kyankwanzi where left down due to the floods that attacked the area leaving thousands of people's homes down and their food ruined subjected them to famine like other owasation that provided assistance also kobil petrol station assisted with food items like beans, rice maize flour among others to be eater by the people. Read more.
Related to project keywords: thousands, area, affected, homes, leaving

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Joanne Felci

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