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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:

Ecosan Toilets

I am one of the stuffs in Kamadep who are luck to receive funds from the Chinese Government to Kenya to make Elosan Toilets to change the style of Toilets that are in Kenya. This has been done through Kamadep organization that has identified some schools to make for them. We are happy because this is a problem in many schools in the community. We are happy because this organization has identified this school to change the image and hygienically help the children not to be affected. It is high time to see our schools changed and improved and look different. We are happy for Chinese government.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: KAMADEP

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel happy
  • This story makes me feel indifferent
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to respect
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • Location: Bukhungu, Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Ecosan Toilets
 
This story describes a...
broad need
specific
solution
specific
problem
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
nobody
the wrong
people
the right
people
What type of change is your story about?
it requires a
continuous effort
temporary
change
lasting
change
 
 
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