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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:

Lack Of Capital Of Starting Bee Keeping Project

It was in 2005 when a local farmer came up with an idea of bee keeping in his farm. The farmer started with 50 modern bee-hives which within four months already about third of term had bees. After other four moths he collected hundreds of kgs which he sold to the local community which had a problem of getting honey. Right now the farmer have 200 bee-hives and 10 employees and the project is earning him millions of money per year.Thats where i got the idea of starting the project but i was unable because of lack of capital.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Matanya, Nyanyuki, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
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nobody
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This story describes a...
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