"Green meals" help 170 kids in Uganda study

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We're collecting stories from the actual people who benefit from the projects on GlobalGiving to identify problems and potential solutions. Here are some of the stories that we've collected from communities that have benefited from projects similar to this one. Learn more.

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

Helping Hand

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nyamache, Kenya
Map of HELPING HAND It was a red letter day when everyone had gone to his/her businesses of the day.There was a woman who had a one month child.She left her child in her hut. As she was going she herd a explotion from where she was comign from she took her heels forward that direction which was passing by then he heard a certain scent that was quite strange.He felt something pushing him in his heart. He then wiped his face and lookek up and saw smoke in the air.He ran towards the direction and found that there was a house in fire.He called out ''Fire Fire''but no one could heard him.Fortunately there was a towel and some water coverd it on his head and got inside the house.He found the crying baby outside and pour water to the babys clothes.Just before he could pour some water tothe babys mother came she thanked the chief for the fire and there was a crowd.The chief told the group from there on the village lived to organise an extinguishing fire happily. Read more.
Related to project keywords: letter, got, child, just, heart

Biggys Dileema

By a female, under 16 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Biggys dileema Biggy was woken up very early in the morning. He had not had a good night sleep. He was glad when morning come. Lst night masta rememebred rather late that the maize harvest dueing the day had not been collected from the farm. Get that lazy donkey he yelled at his wife. Biggy had him calling him Lazy yet again. '' why not just be lazy'' he thought to himself. madam put the sacks on biggys back as if she had a grudge againist him. she then whipped him so hard that biggy only friend in this house come out of the house runinig. u mother why do you hit biggy like that? He didn't refuse to go simo. complained to his mother. Ingnoring him she picked up a rope and threw it to her husband. masta pushed biggy so roughly that he fell together with the wooden gate. The ants had eaten the planks of wood. Such that a little push masta to go mad. Biggy had turned to apologise fort he accident that he knew he would be blamed for. Read more.
Related to project keywords: wood, get, mother, just, hit

Hope At The Ned Of The Tunnel

By a female, under 16 years old, in Kakamega Central, Kenya
Map of HOPE AT THE NED OF THE TUNNEL My name is Iyvone Kageshi.I am aged 15 and in std 8 in mwiyala primary school.having been a victim of the unfriendly traumatic problem of loosing both my parents 10 years ago,i knew and experienced a bitter share of burdens beyond my own ability to bear.it was a relief beyond my expectation when upendo children's centre just stepped in timely to start offering me the provision of basic needs and especially providing hope for my future life through education.i am now in an examination class promising to come up with flying colours ,i believe i have b bright future a head of me. Read more.
Related to project keywords: primary school, class, just, start, head

Need For Security

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Tranzoia, Kenya
Map of NEED FOR SECURITY It was not long after a misterious action was discovered in my village Makoi.Thestealing of telephone cables and transformers had spread throughaway from the start to the end of the village. This was after atleast two weeks breaking news spreading to all corners of the village. The habit of the thieves continued until when security was ensured in Makoi, every corner was under security which was ensured by the youth. Things turned in collusson when the thieves were seen in the village in the midnight fully prepared to steal. As soon as they were at the top of the telephone posts, the youths and the homeguard Mr Hebrew Mwangi arrived and sorrounded the armed men with their weapons steadily. The gang of the two robbers refused to go by the regulations given by the homeguard and there was no otherwise. The homeguard shot the robber at the post to death with his gun, the other robber tried to escape but there was no way to escape. He was taken to jail and that is where he is until this hour.From that day no robbery activities has been done again in my village. Read more.
Related to project keywords: prepared, need, start, news, village

Tea Plantation

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Kericho, Kenya
Map of TEA PLANTATION Ten plantation in Kericho improves the lives of many people this made some people to improve in different ways of life.Some build permanent houses,building plots,educating children and even getting house needs like food,clothes and shelter.In Kapripul there was a man who work in Kericho for taking years by planting tea and now he live in a better life with his families he build plots,educate his kids and buy lunch in many places. Read more.
Related to project keywords: kids, buy, building, build, improves

Aid Agencies Accussed Of Corrupt Dealings

By a female, 16-21 years old, in N/a, N/a
Map of Aid agencies accussed of corrupt dealings The multi-billion shilling humanitarian sector is teeming with corruption, says global anti-graft watchdog transparency International. Corruption exists in all sectors and particularity where humanitarian operations take place. Its said that there was also conflict of it nearest in the sector. Transparency International, Kenyan will start a stay next month to find out the extent of the corruption and how to control it. In the study starting next month, its said that transparency International would provide their expertise in governance to identify where integrity solutions. This was spoken during the promotion of accountability in the humanitarian sector.The new transparency International pocket handbook, preventing corruption in Humanitarian operations was also launched at the event. By kalvin Eshibisi. Read more.
Related to project keywords: new, start, study, month, global

A Visit To The Show

By a male, under 16 years old, in Trans-nzoia East, Kenya
Map of A VISIT TO THE SHOW One day the headmaster of SINGERERI PRIMARY school held a special assembly and told tune children that there was going to be a big Agricultural show in the town about thirty kilometers away during the eleventh week of July. School children were to go for a special price of shillings- each they would need only hundred shilling earn children after the head master finished my class teacher Japhene Wanjala called me and said he will pay for me because of the discipline and passing his subject maths in class. I thanked him so much. Read more.
Related to project keywords: town, need, primary school, school children, week

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Bondeko Foundation

Wakiso Town, Ward C, Kampala, Uganda

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Theo Groot

Wakiso, Uganda

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