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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:

Disaster Of Water

This has come as the main problem in Sondu area because of the need of water which has kept on being a stubborn issue. Lack of this has caused most people to die because of the water-bone diseases which are dangerous to human beings such as cholera, typhoid. This has caused a lot of harm in life. This has become a serious matter which need an immediate prevention that has been taken care of by our MP whom have taken a part and try to play the role of senior of the area due to all this water in the river has also gone down this lead to frequent coming of power which has also been the problem of this area has made many people to suffer because there is some whom their work is dependent on electricity but when the power is not there some people get frustrated in their lifes hence also reduce of living on other most people.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Sondu, Kisumu, Kenya
 
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