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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:

Soy Sambu Water Project

Soy Sambu water project was a blessing in the area.In the year 2007,July,the project was launched and funded by water services trust Fund implemented by Lake Victoria North water service board through support organizations.The project touched base well and after a year,the water intake had been built,the pump installed,the distribution tank constructed and water kiosks constructed at strategic point to ensure ease of water fetching by the community.Besides ,the schools,about 4 schools benefited from 4 sanitations blocks each.This project was jointly implemented by the community members which really helped the community through capacity building and the committee can be able to manage any project given to them.

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  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story

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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: Soy Sambu, Bungoma North, Kenya
 
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