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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:

Some Water For Me Please

They say water is life when i was in Madera Major and other parts of North Kenya on issue concerning water i felt so much afraid. Western Kenya has many water places but they has no much use some include Lake victoria which is one of the largest fresh water lake in the world .Many residents lack water for drinking and domestic use it looks ironical but it is true that many villagers experience drought access to this commodity has become a world affair.WAWESAFO an NGO dealing with water came in and helped the community with ways to save water for drinking which up to date they enjoy the springs and tanks constructed in the Village.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Shieyo, Kakamega, Kenya
 
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