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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:

Water Conservation

Water is valuable resource without which any form of life is not possible It is also limiting tractors to crop production in kenya s most parts donot get enough rainfall.During the rainy seasons there is alot of water flowing from roof tops over the land and into the rivers.Most of this water is wasted.Nyasare water management wanted to conserve wasted water for use during times of scarcity.Thye construct dams across rivers to hold and store water and also to reduce the speed in which water flows.They consructed tanks to hold water during rainy season. Holes was done and all this conserves the water.

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  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I helped make the story happen

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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: Migori, Kisumu, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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