Help Build Iron Street Farm on Chicago's Southside


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The Cruelity

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Kisumu, Kenya
Map of THE CRUELITY In my fathers family their were four sons in their fathers house Moses,Petro,Joseph and James they grew a lovely brothers in their childhood.they care for each other love one another no fighting or quareling they were very lovely.Our grandparents loved them as much as they couldn't emagine. Sorrowly to see the family breaking slowly by slowly they could explain what was happening it goes like that to a erlant for brothers to start hating themselves.One day petro went out for a job but it appears to something strange that no one believes petro was a like a beast who have just come out of the forest within a week his granddaughter becomes crazy and scream about people to leave him and she also sees the grandfather. Year later it turns to James where they fought about nothing he just come from nowhere and doing dusty things to the family,their parents tried to stop petro from making everyone to leave the house and went away,my dad deport to Mombasa the others where they can find a peace of mind.Only petro was the remained in the whole family and lived till death he took everything belongs to the brothers no one asked him anything he asked them they had bought a land where he will and thats what we have in our home.Being home with our family annoys him but we believe he will manage to live with us. Read more.
Related to project keywords: turns, house, year, week, happening

Mining To Generate Economy

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kwale, Kenya
Map of mining to generate economy The controversial titanium-mining project in kwale could finally kick off after Base Resource said it plans to raise sh 12 billion for investment.The australian firm,which acquired the kwale project from canadian company,vaa ldiam mining,in august last year has appointed of west LB as of UK as the lead arranger for a syndicated project finance loan facility. The firm has used the money to developed the kwale project that has huge deposits of titanium.This has helped lives of money people have been working in the mining site. Read more.
Related to project keywords: facility, site, year, lead, raise

Eating Well

By a male, under 16 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Eating well Those who lived in this areas had insufficient food and water. lacked proper foods that are necessary in the helping of having a balanced diet. The villagers in the community had been visited by the government through, kenya Agricultural Research Institute, with the main aim of engaging community members to feed and plant crops rich in proteins, vitamins, carbohydrates and starch. It helped the community understand the necessary foods to feed for a balanced diet. Read more.
Related to project keywords: engaging, areas, rich, feed, eating

A Poor Fisher Man

By a male, under 16 years old, in Migosi, Kenya
Map of A poor fisher man Once upon a time their lived a poor fisherman who relied on fishing only. He and his family would feed on fish every day. And one day by luck a generus, loving and caring man visited them. He saw what they lucked and generusly offered to help. He at first gave their basic needs. After offering a house farm, cloths and food the man left. After year of being separated the fisherman later became a famus farmer and realised that all these riches he earned was all because of the stranger he met he now has a dominion farm and serves as a spornser to orpherns. Read more.
Related to project keywords: house, poor, year, fish, farm
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Project Leader

Erika Allen

Chicago, IL United States

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Map of Help Build Iron Street Farm on Chicago's Southside