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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 Is Life

Kenya breweries through it's affiliated company Gisinne is awell known company worlwide,it has invested alot in many community projects around the world The company engaged in sinking boreholes in dogoreth in order to supply water to many villages one of the projects was inagurated in ngando village two years ago,the project was agood initiative that was to supply water to their poor village,the inhabitants were very poor and the only place they could water was at Jockey club which was very far and it was always crowded,to the some extent some of the boys around started the business fetching and selling to poor people around the village,the company decided to dig one borehole near the village the project was abig step coz it was supplied free of charge. Though the project was anoble idea to help the suffering of villagers,the youths who were idlers and jobless,the vandalised the equipment which used to sell to the scrap buyers before long the project was left when the motor was stolen,the village is now back to the suffering.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Kenya breweries company

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to respect
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Ngando, Nairobi, Kenya
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This story describes a...
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