Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Kahinga Water Project

Kahinga water project was established in year 2000 aiming at developing a water spring in laria.The group realised the need to provide water to the people living around by cearing the bush around the spring, harvesting the water and taping it to supply to the people. Due to financial constraints the dreams of these members did not come true leaving the people around to suffer for this basic need(water). The spring is in an arid area where people esp: women an d children walk long distances searching for water. If developed the spring has a capacity to yield an average of 500-1000ld which is suffiecient to supply at least 50 house holds. I would like this project to be considered for funding to see the people in laria enjoy the basic need easily.


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  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • Location: Muhutetu/laria, Muhotetu, Kenya
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