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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:

Supplying Sanitary Towels To Schools

My name is Irene Aluoch .I am a student at St. Mary Mumias Girls High School Last term ,saw poor students in my school have a reason to smile.Majority were from time to time lacking sanitary towels which was really affecting them negatively in their studies. However ,Aphia II a certain NGO cme and from then has been supplying free sanitary towels to the girls. Not only is my school benefiting but also the neghbouring schools.This is amazing and it has really helped the girls more so those who were not able to get this materials.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Aphia 11

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Shianda, Mumias, Kenya
 
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