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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:

No To Fgm

In kisii district where many of the occupant are Kisis,they carry out their cultural practise commonly known as (FGM) Female Genital Mutilation.The practice is very dangerous it can cause over bleeding and a last lead to death of very young girls in the village and the neighbour hoods. Thanks to the catholic church which has build a camp for the girls who fleed from their homes to escape the cut.The church has made the girls lives different in that they offer them with education and bible teaching and also provides food shelter and clothings for the girls. "WE SHOUL SAY NO TO FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION"

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  • Location: Kisii, Kisii, Kenya
 
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