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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:

Girl Child Education

My village in Shiyunzu has a large number of illiteracy level only a few number get educated and the most affect is the girl child,The community previously dint see the importance of educating the girl child but this has changed since Wewasof together with a local adminstrator sent a team to educate us on the importance of education especially for the girl child,i am happy since then my parents want to be left behind in the quest of taking the girl child to school.My parents have since seen the importance of education and taking me and my siblings to school,without discrimination of us being girls.Wewasof engaged the community with teaching that a girl will always come back and help her people

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  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Shinoyi, Kakamega, Kenya
 
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