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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:

Soap Making

Due to the tough economic times in the country This has led to the families experiencing hardships in their day to dry life and inorder to make ends met.This leads to the prioritization of food and to the low income neglecting other needs.This occured in kiambu Due to This joshep mckuyu empowered The women say teaching them how to make soap for domestic use and for sale Thus increasing the income of the families at large and this has led to improved living standards.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kiambu Rural, Kiambu, Kenya
 
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