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

Poor Performance Due To Lack Of School Fees.

It was on 25th February 2007 in kawangware where by peole were hard. Pupils were no longer going to school because there was no money and this caused poor performance in many schools. was caused by the election violence that was going to occur. People were doing shopping thinking that they were going to stay with it for the whole year but they came to realise that the thing they bought were getting finished. Suddenly an organization namely Western Water and Sanitation Forum came in when the clashes are over and paid school fees for those who are not going to school becase that was very important and also gave them food, water and other personal effects


  • The organization most involved in what happened: No Answer

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  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • 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 more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kawangware, Nairobi, Kenya
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