Bring the Internet to 6000 People in Rural Zambia


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

Strength Of A Woman

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Strength of a woman Being a house help for several years.Her three sons were the source of her strength.She was been working for over twenty years.This until help came her way when she got scholarship for her young son. She worked rely had to bay the piece of land for her sons to build on. The scholarship was a bust for her strength and her two sons are working who are now helping their mum to save. This story is inspiring because it helps to show the world that strength of a woman is huge and can change the world in one way or another. Read more.
Related to project keywords: rely, helping, way, world, young

Child Labour

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega North, Kenya
Map of CHILD LABOUR Poverty from my region is quickly beoming an out of hard issue for the village to handle. The people are slowly turning into beggers in the streets while others turn out to be bandits, thieves and murdered. Children though are most affected becaseu they are forced to drop out of school and take up casual jobs at the sugarcane plantation which is the most available economic activiity for the people area. The governemtn through Kenyan National Human Rights Commision and a UN body on the rights of children UNICEF have taken action and given stance warning to employees who employ children below the stipulated age. Read more.
Related to project keywords: forced drop, poverty, region, drop school, turn

The Earthqueke

By a male, under 16 years old, in Kisumu, Kenya
Map of THE EARTHQUEKE Last year but one whe we were at home in the evening,we heard when they were announcing that the is a earthquake which is coming to South Korea.when the people from south korea heard that they start wondering what they can do.There was no way that they can escape from that land.After two mounth when they had heard the announcement in that evening,There was a wind and some dust willing up.Immediately they saw that happening,nobody had anything to talk about.By then the earthquake came and bit them.The vehicles that were by the way that time turn over and the roads start crucked. Many people lost their lives in that thing that happen to them. But those who remain by that time they have so many injuries in their bodies.They become the refugee hospital for opartation.Some of them lost their hands legs and they become the pararitist.And they become hopeless. Read more.
Related to project keywords: dust, time, way, year, roads

Education Sector

16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Education sector The education ministry has raised the alarm over falling education in six districts at western province. Provincial director of Education Tom Majani said that the situation was worsening every year and warned the region may not realise key , development goals including training people who will run the education sector. The province has unique education problems , teacher students ratio, infrastructure and early marriages are experienced everywhere yet other provinces record great success every year. Read more.
Related to project keywords: students, year, may, situation, region

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Devon Davey

Development and Administrative Officer
San Francisco, CA United States

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