Train Dogs to "Sniff Out" Landmines & Save Lives

 
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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.

Migrate Wisely

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Vihiga, Kenya
Map of Migrate Wisely Western Province being a very productive area Agriculturally is one of the area where other people from other places eyes to have pieces of farms. Many people have come to buy pieces of farms built houses and eventually stay. Those that remain vulnerable those targeted and end up selling their farms cheaply only to find themselves in areas where the agiculture takes place. The trend is quickly taking shape in my village and many people moving only to regret later hence tussles and wars, conflicts and fights with the buyers & authorities. The area chief and D.C recently has a peace forum and they discouraged the activity. Read more.
Related to project keywords: conflicts, productive, remain, area, &

A Good Father

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of A GOOD FATHER My name is George Tsianalo Wafula i am in standard five i am writing a story about my father.My father does work at Marsabet near one road going to the highways the work is enginerering he make mitsubishi marking the cars is not just easy they have to use their hard working is not the way auther works are it is so hard because he wants to pay for me my examinations and to add more effort in my work.my father sweats because of me he wants me to be so very kindfull and honest boy and so very brave as a lion. Read more.
Related to project keywords: george, use, just, hard, pay

A Famous Person

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Nairobi, America
Map of A FAMOUS PERSON Nelson mandela will remembered as one of the great statesmen of Africa. Mandela set out to bring fairness,for all people in his country,south Africa. He was able to achieve this after a long an d hard struggle. Mandela was born in 1918. As he grew up he saw how unfairly black people in his country were treated. They had to carry passes or cards to show that they had permission to move from one place to another, mandela was a lawyer.Many times he defended his people in court.he also reminded them that they were as important as the white people.Mandela became the best-known and most respected prisoner in the world. Mandela help other countries to achieve peace. Read more.
Related to project keywords: country, countries, hard, long, peace

The Continuous Suffering And Problems Encountered In Africa.

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Cairo,bunjumbura, African Continent
Map of THE CONTINUOUS SUFFERING AND PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED IN AFRICA. Crime against humanity corruption, tribalism, nepotism, racism ethinification are now the main challenges in Africa.Many are burnt, killed, murdered, hanged, kidnapped and injured because of some mischivious and lack of sustainable respect to the life of people. Such kind of vice are geared up by political parties cinemas and discos that operate twenty four hours.The life of people are not respected at all especially young girls who find themselves in a den of lions as they attend discos ans cinemas. In Africa today the life of common people are not respected at all they have been neglected and called the poor people of the land.This has made groups like TYSA to chip in and decide to help the young girls and boys who are used by politician parties, robbers,thieves and other dangerous people to kill of from such misconduct and build their life in academics and football organization.Indeed the organization are doing their best but quiet a number of girls and boys are still at home they need your help. Read more.
Related to project keywords: sustainable, land, suffering, africa, kill

Keep Your City Clean

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega Central, Kenya
Map of Keep Your city clean Garbage are of a bad sight to any sight of human being. They also have bad smell which cannot sustained easily by any one. Kakamega Town which has been one of the cleanest towns or urban centers in Kenya is turning out to be one of the most dirty. The area population which has increased adversely hence overdoing the council capacity to handle the garbage produced. They are heaped everywhere along the roads to the doors of residential houses which are a bad health harzad. NEMA and Mumias Sugar company has done alot in helping clean the center but a lot more is needed because it poses dangers. Read more.
Related to project keywords: helping, area, &, keep, needed
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Tycie Horsley

Arlington, VA United States

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