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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:

Good News Have Been Found

I as a resident of Nyandarua where every time the sun rises or drought,we have scarce of water.This is not a new thing for the residents.We used to hear through the news about organisation that help people get to water and other education. Then there was a time i received the news that there are at our area.At once i hurried to where they were. Am thankful to meet Mr Nicholas who informed us that he is working with shallow wells international management(swim) and their main aim was to help and educate people how to measure and dig wells.I was ready to offer myself to join the muigithania group so that i can benefit with that project.If you have water in your home you are lucky because you help on other matters.From their education i have managed to encouraged others to find time and join the others so that they can benefit. It has been a wonderful thing and it has lessen our burdens of long distance searching for water. I thank mr nicholas and his colleges for visiting our every area and educating people about diging wells and water harvesting.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Malewa, Miharati, Kenya
 
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