Breast Feeding Saves Lives

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

Helping The Needy

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kericho, Kenya
Map of helping the needy More than two months many Kenyans have been suffering so much because of famine some lose their lives and many lose their beloved ones this is because they lack food economic is high and poor people die because they don't have anybody to look to.I was very glad with one of the mp who accepted to take care of a little child who was very hungry and started feeding in goat's teats he volunteered to take care of him until he complete his education other leaders should follow to save the lives of small kids who needed help from other people. Read more.
Related to project keywords: save lives, two months, child, poor, high

Making Work Easy

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Kisumu, Kenya
Map of making work easy Technology was low that made people to use more energy and time.The world is computerized and machines are bought to help human labor5.This has led to high economical production since people work faster taking less time and energy producing high quality products improving economical income less growth. Read more.
Related to project keywords: work, use, easy, information, growth

Solution To Terrorists

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Homabay, Kenya
Map of solution to Terrorists There was a time when some places people feared much because of some inhuman activites which were taking place.Whenit reached 6.pm in the evening no child or woman was to be out of home or nobody was to be at the river because if you were found even alone during the day or night, you were to be killed and your blood sucked, your tongue and reproductive organs cut off.This continued to happen and many bad bodies were discovered.If it was to go to school, you either move in a group or be escoted by your parent.Everybody was cowered and prayers and sacrifices were offered to God to punish the terrorists.One day in the evening a stranger came to our home.He was carrying a big bag, by my mind he was a terrorist.I welcomed him warmly by a prayer.Then we know each other and we spent the night with him.In the morning he told us that he has stopped terroring and he wanted to be saved. Read more.
Related to project keywords: child, home, solution, saved, continued

A Witchcraft

By a female, 16-21 years old, in District, Kenya
Map of A WITCHCRAFT Once lived a man called Kogilei,he had a wife with three children,this man was known to be a witchcraft,for many years he used to abuse other members of the community by destroying their properties or even he caused death to many people,he killed them by use of his spirits of witchcrafts.Nobody was to speak or talk anything about what he has done. At a moment the community was tired with what the man was doing,then one of his son who was kind and also he was not happy with what his father was doing decided to organise a meating of only elders at a time and also the other different that belonged to the junior members of the community.After their meetings they had a solution,his father was brought to the second meeting.what happened?The man died properly. Read more.
Related to project keywords: use, years, solution, second, meeting
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Mercy Corps

Portland, OR, United States
http://www.mercycorps.org

Project Leader

Carlene Deits

Portland, OR United States

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