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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:

Fight Against The Chronic Virus

According to the statistic the ministry of health took, stated that most of the people dying of HIV/AIDS come from Nyanza province mostly in Kisumu. The ministry of health organized an organization to come to Nyanza and help them fight the chronic virus that affected most of the young people. From their research they concluded that most of the parents and the workers die living the children orphans and factories and business with no labor. This problem came to the conclusion that many children drop out of school living them being illiterate and many companies and factories drop since there is no labor and skilled man power.Also this led to hunger in Nyanza province. The organization come to an agreement that they should carry out campaing and teaching the communities about HIV/AIDS. They designed billboards and education centers that taught people about HIV/AIDS. More VCT's were build and hospitals also arised.The communities were taught about the control measures of HIV/AIDS and dangers of prostitution...

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Nyanza, Kisumu, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
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nobody
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This story describes a...
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