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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:

Soil Conservation

The earth crust is covered with soil.Most part of soil is covered by vegetation protecting the soil from wastage and detoration . The most disturbing factor is human attributes in destroying natural forest and grass land resulting to soil erosion.Soil erosion is by which the soil is deterched and carried away from one place to another. Facts that influence soil erosion are, slope of the land ,The type of soil, The amount of rainfall soil depth and deforestation.To prevent soil erosion mum needs to practice cross strips cover cropping contour farming, mulching, strip cropping. Agroforestry construction of terraces,ditches among others. experts in soil management educated farmers in Kisumu on way of soil erosion control.They put in practice what was tough and conserve their soil.

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  • 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: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Nyamira, Kisii, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
a need
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The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
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nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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