Send warm boots to needy students in Turkey


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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.

Stomach Problem

22-30 years old, in Busia, Kenya
Map of stomach problem I had been admitted in the hospital with a stomach problem but the funny part of it was that the diseases was not seen but the pain was so much for me to bear everyday l cry and there was no one to ease my pain one as l cried man of God come in and prayed for me and my pain stopped l was so happy and relieved. Read more.
Related to project keywords: ease, happy, problem, part, everyday


By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Peace During the 2007 post election violence many innocent Kenyans lost their life.There was tribal war which occured allover the country because of ridging of the votes.Other tribes which occupied others community were killed and others chased out of the society.many lost their property and their homes lead to homeless. The war never end until the chief mediator Kofi Annan came to keep peace between the two principles who had problem.They negotiate about the power sharing which resulted into peace amongst the kenyan citizen. Read more.
Related to project keywords: principles, society, problem, two, power

Drug Abuse

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Mombasa, Kenya
Map of DRUG ABUSE Drug abuse in mostly associated with the youth.The youth compose 65% of the population in Likoni Mombasa and drug abuse is not realy an issue fo r most of them since it is lifestyle. Due to absolute poverty,most youth and men engage themselves in drug abuse simply to get high and forget about their problems and challenges back in the slums. Other people also believe that drugs such as marijuana help people to gain energy that is to say energy booster.Hence they take it in plenty to gain more energy so thay they can engage in construction for long period of time and earn more money. In Mombasa drugs are easily available and ending the problem means acc dealers must be rounded led by the hand of the government. Read more.
Related to project keywords: easily, problem, due, problems, means

Disability Is A State Of Mind

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of 

Disability is a state of mind Sensitizing the community on the rights of the disabled, is one important thing emphasised by the area chief of giving the disabled their every right as enshrined in the new constitution of Kenya.The administrator urged parents with disabled kids not to neglet them and accord them with the right education just like any other child out there. Alot needed to be done to help see that the disabled live a life free from discrimination. Since being disabled was only a state of mind and nothing should them from getting everything other persons get. Read more.
Related to project keywords: get, child, parents, giving, kids


By a male, 46-60 years old , in Busia, Kenya
Map of Orphanage It was a great moment came over a welfare organization which was formed to look over the ophans and take the responsibility of taking care of the young ones. The organization was formed by one of the community members by name Mrs. Tabitha Osiemo. She took the responsibility of feeling, housing and educating some of the youngones. The orphans girls and boys who have been undergoing difficulties and lacking education have benefited quite a lot from the organization. Boys and girls have being getting meals of a good diety they have been getting medication and going to school first us others. The caretaker has worked tiresely to ensure the orphans gets what they require and they're still getting the help from the donors through her. The problem is that the number of orphans is growing and becoming big to meet the expenses. Read more.
Related to project keywords: feeling, donors, problem, ensure, organization


By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Health Did you know that the area of Mathare has a total population of more than 500,000 people and out of these total population 6,000 get ill everyday. and out of these who get ill, 5,500 are disabled or they can't afford money to go to hospital. despite all those problems, there is a hospital that has been build in these areas to help them. Germanes have done a very good thing by providing or building a hospital of which clients are only required to produce ksh 100 for any treatment. If we support these Germans hospital, the whole society will be helped. Read more.
Related to project keywords: get, providing, problems, areas, build


under 16 years old, in Kenya, Kenya
Map of Independence People in the villages had been pushing for the establishment of an organized committee that would see the constituency Development Fund so that the people in the community can track and understand how the funds given are used. The people must see that their own are send and put into the committee so that the funds many be monitored and divided equitably to the society and important development seen. Read more.
Related to project keywords: organized, society, see, send, understand
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Sibel Karakus

Cary, NC United States

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