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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:

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My family practises farming . they normally grow wheat surgacane and maize. Even majorly of the people in our practice the same methods of farming .Though this is the main activity that maintains the livelihood of the people the farmers haven't been getting adiqucte profile as expected. this is majoty due to corrupt middlemen and also lack of proper channels for transmission of the harvest to the market. This had resulted into seven losses, either the harvest nothing in the gronaries. Lucky a certain NGO indented the problem and came up with a means to help . They sensitivities farmers on the need to have co-operative society to easily market their produce. The organisation went a head to construct a co- operative society for the farmers and thus fears are now able to to market their produce and hence get good income without incurring huge losses.for the farmers and

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Ileho, Kakamega, Kenya
 
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