Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Aids Is A Killer Disease

It was on 3rd march 2010 my parent died at mwiyala in kakamega town they hard sufered for for five year since they get HIV/AIDs and now it killed them and we were left orphans im the eldest.I had hard time to care for my two brothers and one sister and we were both still in primary school.Aday would pass without taking anything because there was nothing to eat but lucky an organisation namely western water and sanitation forun came in our town . and they were disturbing food and cloth to the orphan we all given all the needs and we really thanked then they even built children orphanage.All the orphan children moved there were fed well they paid our school fees and also they bought for us school uniforms and now we have a home.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Wewasafo

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Mwiyala, Kakamega, Kenya
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