Bring Clean Water to 500 Villagers in Burkina Faso

 
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Note: These stories talk about the same issues that this project addresses, but are not necessarily about this specific project.

The Man Of People

By a female, under 16 years old, in Transzoia East, Kenya
Map of THE MAN OF PEOPLE The man of people is a story that was written by Chinua Achebe the story took place at Mt Kirinyaga.The characters in this story are Achebe and the villagers.In Mt Kirinyaga there was a small village which Achebe was to go get some anointing oil.One day he went up to mountain to get some oil,at a given time he hold loud sound as thunder.After two hours he ran as fast has his febble legs could carry him. After he had reached in the village he told the villagers that,he had found some medicine which he could use to cure different diseases.After he had finished his talking,he went back to his home laughing like an expectant mother who had had triplets as the time seems moving like leaves from a tree.That was the time the disease went away.The villagers started trembling like an old locomotive engine in a car.He was a man of the people who had magic powers.That is why,''prevation is better than cure. Read more.
Related to project keywords: small village, leaves, oil, disease, villagers

University Intake

By a female, 46-60 years old , in Busia, Kenya
Map of UNIVERSITY INTAKE
There has always been a problem of students waiting to join universities in Kenya.there has normally been a waiting period of two years before they can join universities and at times most people have lost hope and taken their children to private universities and sometimes this would delay the carriers of most students because if one qualified to join a public university he or she would wait for two years while the one who join a private university immediately after result are out would keep on studying and buy the time he or she is in third year , that when the other one would be joining the public university as a first year. this has been the problem and has created an out log of those waiting to join public universities.however a solution for this problem has been found with the joints admission board announcing a double intake for university students each year to reduce the out log. though it may come with a lot of effects of fees and high number of graduates in years to come with rising level on unemployment,it is he right idea to reduce the high number of form 4 leavers seeking to join universities and keep them at par in terms of carrier. Read more.
Related to project keywords: seeking, students, right, join, reduce

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Organization

Project Leader

Esu Anahata

Founder of BARKA foundation
Housatonic, MA United States

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