Seeing is Believing


GlobalGiving's Storytelling Project

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.

A Tale Of Resilence

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Kakamenga, Kenya
Map of A tale of Resilence Duncan Shimori had succumbed to diabetis some three years ago. which cost him alot of plus the kidney failure that came with it .He had to go through alot of Hospital visits until he got a donor for a kidney transplant even though the surgery went successfully he had lost his two limbs but that didn't stop him i na chieving his dream. He now sees it as a reality because he's an accomplished journalist . he always says that he'll always be thankful for the donor who came through and saved his life. Read more.
Related to project keywords: surgery, transplant, hospital, two, go

The Bomblast

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of THE BOMBLAST I was at the tenth floor talking to a friend when suddenly a blast was heard from outside and the next thing that followed was the building tumbling down. We did not know what was really happening and for once we thought that finally our death had arrived. The chairs in the office and tables plus the rocks and timbers knocked us and by the time we landed,down my friend was already death while i remained covered between the rubbles and very weak and a time came that i thought of completely giving up when i heard a voice call out.I tried to reply but i was so weak that my voice could not be heard. Knowing that this was my only chance to survive,i gathered all the strength with me and cried out help and then collopsed and the next thing as seeing myself in the hospital in the hands of my mother who narrated to me how the army had pulled me out of the rubbles as he'd witnessed. Read more.
Related to project keywords: floor, hospital, building, plus, seeing

Short Sightedness

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Short sightedness This is a condition in which light rays from a distant object are brought to focus in front of the retina while those from a near object are clearly focussed on it.This is caused by a long eyeballs.t may also be due too much repractive power or the eye lens.Short sightedness is corrected by wearing concare or diverging lenses.The concare lenses diverges light rays before reaching the eye lens which then focuses the light rays on the retina. Read more.
Related to project keywords: corrected, due, may, eye

Meddle Helps Afamily

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Mityama, Uganda
Map of Meddle helps afamily Meddle is one of the young tycoon in the city of Kampala a few years back he went to his home village mityana and found a family that was living in a deplorable conditions.What he did for the family was to help them by building them ahouse because their lodging facilities were poor and the old woman who was heading the family had just lost three of her grand children and she still had along family of seven in her home stead.Meddle has been fond of helping and recently he donated a BMW car to the popular singer Jose Cameleone says Eddie. Read more.
Related to project keywords: family, helping, helps, lost, building

Taking The Church Outside The Church

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of taking the church outside the church About a boy in our village who was handicapped.he had a vision in life which was good and he did not have any means of achieving that vision.The ministry of voice of salvation and healing church came in and tried but all was in vain since it did not work properly the way the church expected.the vision was to put up a kinyozi and mobile charging and that was very effective there in the village.the church purchased for him a generator and two shaving machine [wharl type] and several chargers for the start.when the business was set up it was very profitable and he was benefiting from the business.allover sudden the boy kept this machine careless and all was stolen.the business collapsed. Read more.
Related to project keywords: two, work, way, vision, means

Helping The Elderly

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Helping the elderly Majority of the elderly in my community are extremely poor.Accessing things like food,clohes has been areal problem since theydo not have strentgh to work.You may possibly ask where their children are but majority of them are Iirresponsible hence do not takecare of them or simply hey are also extremeingly poor. A certain organization CBO took the initiative and has been assisting them in my home.At least for now a i write the elderly have been able to live a good life. Read more.
Related to project keywords: poor, problem, work, may, elderly
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Project Leader

Bhushan Punani

Ahmedabad, Gujarat India

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