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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:

Cleaning & Employing Our Youth

My name is Walter Omodi Otieno i am living in Dandora Estate in the county of Nairobi We have started a group to collect gourbage and cleaning of the estate We have mobilised the youth from poor backgrounds to facilitate garbage collection. The project has help employ about 80 youths. The residents are paying a small fee of 40 shilling for every household.The MOney they pay we use for buying working tools and equipments also lower salary for now the area / Estate is clean.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Dandora, Nairobi, Kenya
 
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