Conserve bats in International year of bats, India


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Why Bats Fly At Night

By a female, 16-21 years old, in N/a, N/a
Map of Why bats fly at night A long time ago, birds and mouse lived with man. They were good friends who worked hard. since man was their host and leader, he gave rewards for any work well done. One morning. man fell his friends headed some special duties to improve their performance. He invited them to a special diviner. As they were enjoying the money evening, man told them of their duties and responsibilities. "My lovely friends, from today hence forth birds will serve as messengers and spies because they are swift and can move long distances. They also have an acute eyesight for spying. "he said. Birds clapped. 'Mouse will be our gardener and housekeeper. He will take care of the potato farm, store and house. Man explained. To continue his eating habit, bat decided to steal from the house and potatoes garden. Man later made traps to catch the thief. He made a fireball of grass and hid in a tree, waiting. In the dark of the night, the thief emerged. Mouse dropped the fireball that landed on the thief. Bat lost all its feathers and the stuck the fireball that landed on the thief. Since then bat flies at night and away from birds due to shame. Read more.
Related to project keywords: bat, grass, garden, house, due

Uplifting The Declining Production Of Ginger

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Kalungo, Uganda
Map of UPLIFTING THE DECLINING PRODUCTION OF GINGER Having envisaged a decline in Ginger production in the district, due to lack of technical know how. The chairman Mpigi district ginger growels embarked a programm of moving from different parts of the district teaching the farmers to grow ginger emphasising harvesting procedures, pests and diseases control. All this aimed at uplifting the declining production of the plant yet it has sustained many people economically. Read more.
Related to project keywords: decline, declining, know, having, control

Eastern Bees

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Eastern Bees Not all bees live in wax beehives some live in nests lined with colorful flower petals. The middle eastern bees is a solitary bee species. Females build nests under the ground. They then line the nest's chamber with colourful flower petals. The female then plasters a layers of claylike mud onto the petals and finishes the lining with another layer of petals, essentially creating a petal sandwich. The bees then deposit a nutritious mix of nectar and pollen on the chamber floor, lay an egg and seat the chamber up by carefully folding the petals at the tip and dealing it with mud. This nest then hardens thus protecting the eggs against predators. This nest also help keep humid air in therefore the food the mother leaves behind for the larvae remains moist and soft. The nest even float like bubbles if they get washed out from the gruod. Read more.
Related to project keywords: species, protecting, live, get, build

Avoidance Of Time Wastage.

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Jinja, Uganda
Map of Avoidance of time wastage. Budala is a potential youth who joined Bidco company as a causual worker,n 2004.He said that he worked for one year and then promoted.He was given a post of machine operator aand he played the role till 2010.After almost every month , he was getting sick and was going for a drip. In October,2010, his friend who was working as a capentor advised him to leave the work of Bidco and join him.but he couldn't take his friend's advise because he was turgeting the prizes which the company give every worker towards chrismas. In January,2011,he joined his friend who is a capentor and know , he say that what he has got from capentor is very big compared to the nothing he gained from bidco for the period he was there unless,food,paying for the house and sickness.He(Budala)thank his friend for saving his life. Read more.
Related to project keywords: prizes, time, house, year, know


By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of HOME Home is a place sorrounded or a specific point where people lives. Other words home is a place people related by blood lives. Home can be said to be arrf of a specific tree of other words being the soccofonicate place where people lives. Home was said to have be the place where people and animals are reared. Home comes from the staad word home-stead and that is the the different and sofonicate and the beatiful place and sourrouded by trees on other words the trees brings rain for the plants to growth and also for the human to dig and grow their crop which otherwise become food for sometimes. Home is the most and home is all that in humans and animals life this because animals like cat, dogs, and others that live in the home of human. Read more.
Related to project keywords: crop, home, lives, live, animals

Help Of The Needy People In Kibera.

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of HELP OF THE NEEDY PEOPLE IN KIBERA. HELP OF THE NEEDY PEOPLE IN KIBERA. In a community where parents are just casual worker that due to their little wages they can't cater for the family needs that different organisation do help to play some rolls for instance buying uniforms for students. The saint mary's sisters home played a greater role to cloth thousand of student living in the kibera slums.Most parents in kibera can only afford food staff for their families hence only basic wants but the secondary wants for instance education is very hard for such parents to manage. Most the children who have been schooling in kibera got free school uniforms from the saint mary hence giving thousands of young student to have the chance to learn like any other student in the society. Read more.
Related to project keywords: home, students, due, giving, hard


By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of education As my director was sharing to me NICK told me of how through community transformers down have seen opened for many interns of opportunities many or majority of members in community transformers pride themselves because they held different certificates that they get from different and varied training seminars and workshops as a result of this many of them are usually sought after for training facilitators given the knowledge and experience that they have been exposed to. Read more.
Related to project keywords: workshops, seminars, get, training, result

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