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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:

Joining Hands Together To Alleviate Poverty

I am Columbus OPata, the chairman of Elephant Welfare Group in kakamega North District,West kabras Our main objective is to raise the living standard of our members and empower them to become agent of change in our community. Through farming which is the backbone of development in our community,we have tried to do all we can to overcome the impediments to poverty alleviation.Our achievement to this end community even better if we get some funding.Our three year old organization can go all the way to become panacea.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Elephant Welfare Group

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kabras, Kakamega North, Kenya
 
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