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Diocess In Homabay District

The diocess organisation sponsored under catholoic church has contributed effecietly in charging people lices in homabay district.The organisation reached Homabay in about two years ago and is currently working in eradicating poverty that has been in the dictrict. The organisation first went to islands and areas surrounding lake victoria and saw that many of the people living their were not educated.They went on and saw that the only solution was to sponsor students to continue with other levels of education i.e by establishing polytechnics for standard eight leave outs and paying high school fees for pupils we successfully completed their standard eight. They then spread and went to other parts of Homabay district establishing health centres,Providing door to door V.C.T and even providing food for the old, needy and AIDS infectants.They saw that it was the only way to evadicate poverty in the district that lies near lake victoria.They through their programs have ensured that atleast everebody is educated.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Diocess Of Homabay

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Homa-bay, Kisumu, Kenya
 
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