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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:

Water For Health

In the year 2008, the water spring of Shikhumo in Senende village in Hamisi constituency was proposed to be developed and protected to ensure the community get clean water for their domestic and watering of animals.During the year ,the organization known as Africa now initiated the project through funding from BLF and protected the spring together with the community .Previously the water from the spring was in a pathetic condition and the village was having a challangeof water bone diseases.The children were always hospitalized and it was a challange to the families as it always drained family resources .After protection,the community was drained and prevalance of water bone diseases contained.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Hamisi, Kenya
 
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