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

Vestergaad's Wonderful Offer For Western

Vestergaad Frandsen is a dedicated man who would not let diarrhea and typhoid continue causing havoc on the people of the world.Through his malnutrition project of filtering and treatment of water millions can now access pure water through the life straws he distributes. Last week he was in Western province as a part of Kenya to mark the start of this great campaign. Graced by the Provincial Commissioner, Western it was attended by many people who were joyful and it was rolled over to over 900,000 households to receive the life straws freely. Trained personal have been lined up to enlighten the wanachi to be able to do the water treatment from their own households. By Mr. Shikanga Patrick.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Municipality, Kakamega, Kenya
 
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