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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:

Cahnge In The Transport System In Kenya

Day in day out in our country you could daily hear of accidents blood sheet everyday.Its for this reason that by then minister of transport and communication michuki came up with ways on how to reduce the road accidents that occur in the country. He came up with the licencing of each car each public transport were to be identified with a yellow band both the tout and driver were to be identified with a uniform to avoid anyone from driving the cars.The drivers were to also have documents that showed they were qualified to drive people. Th matatus themselves as they are refered were to have a safety bets land implimented and though some try to violate them they have helped reduce accidents in kenya.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Huruma, Nairobi/starehe, Kenya
 
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