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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:

Innovation And Technology

In the 21 st century,communication and technology have moved a knotch higher and things are different from the other centuries. Innovation has been a daily topic and people are developing a new ways adesa and technology in making communication and other daily activities easier and cheap. With all these happening the people in my community were still in the olden days of communication where messengers were sent to deliver information.The age of computerization had not yet come clear to their mind. I remember only one man who had a television and almost every person wanted to get into his house to watch what people walk and talk they called a 'box' In the wake of an idea, my son came up with the idea to open a cyber cafe around the area and a computer school plus offering other computer services like typing printing photocopying etc. With time students enrolled in the computer school they were taught and the business started to pick up and within two years the entire village came to term with the age of computerization and effective communication with a few who were abroad and that became the exodus of the entire community to anew era of computerization and effective communication.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Marachi, Busia, Kenya
 
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nobody
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